Tag Archives: quietly

HMD may have quietly discontinued the Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco launched at the high price of €750. It has come down quite a bit since then – for example, it’s €520 on Amazon.fr. It’s similarly discounted in the UK too, down to £440. But that’s not the strange part. If you hit “Buy now” on your regional Nokia.com site, you get redirected back to… Read More »

Android Is Quietly Sharing Your Physical Activity with Other Apps

For the most part, Android keeps getting better, but it’s certainly not immune to privacy concerns that plague every operating system and smartphone. And as it turns out, Google snuck a questionable feature into the operating system with a recent update. A new permission called “activity recognition” may be tracking your physical activity and sharing it with third-party apps, and there’s… Read More »

Google has quietly launched a GitHub competitor, Cloud Source Repositories

Google hasn’t announced it yet, but the company earlier this year started offering free beta access to Cloud Source Repositories, a new service for storing and editing code on the ever-expanding Google Cloud Platform. It won’t be easy for Google to quickly steal business from source code repository hosting companies like GitHub and Atlassian (with Bitbucket). And sure… Read More »