Location History

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Incognito mode launched for Google Maps: How to use it

02 Nov 2019

Incognito mode launched for Google Maps: How to use it

In a major move, Google is rolling out dedicated Incognito mode for Maps.

Hackers can track you via Fitbit, other smartbands: Here's how

18 Jul 2019

Hackers can track you via Fitbit, other smartbands: Here's how

If you own a Fitbit, chances are your device has a critical Bluetooth vulnerability, one that could allow hackers to track you.

Your Google-tracked location data can be deleted automatically: Here's how

27 Jun 2019

Your Google-tracked location data can be deleted automatically: Here's how

Just a month after announcing a way to auto-delete location history data, Google has started implementing the feature.

Want to stop Google from tracking you? Follow these steps

28 May 2019

Want to stop Google from tracking you? Follow these steps

Google collects a lot of data about its users.

Google will let you auto-delete your location data: Here's how

02 May 2019

Google will let you auto-delete your location data: Here's how

Google tracks the location of every individual who uses an Android device or any of its web products.

Now, Google is tracking your offline Mastercard transactions

01 Sep 2018

Now, Google is tracking your offline Mastercard transactions

Just weeks after reports surfaced that Google tracks you even with your Location History turned off, a Bloomberg report has now revealed a secret deal between Mastercard and Google. The deal allows the search giant to track offline sales using Mastercard transaction data.

Google clarifies it's still tracking you, even if you opted-out

17 Aug 2018

Google clarifies it's still tracking you, even if you opted-out

Just days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that Google tracks users even with the 'Location History' setting turned off, Google has revised its location-tracking policy.

Like it or not, Google is watching your every step

13 Aug 2018

Like it or not, Google is watching your every step

In what many might have suspected but couldn't earlier prove, it's now been proven that Google tracks your location whether you like it or not.

Now you can use Facebook to find nearest public Wi-Fi

12 Jul 2017

Now you can use Facebook to find nearest public Wi-Fi

You can now use Facebook to locate the nearest public Wi-Fi. The feature is being rolled out globally for Android and iPhone apps.