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Popular Android Keyboard App Caught Collecting User Data, Running External Code

GO Keyboard, an insanely popular custom keyboard app for the Android OS, also available on the official Google Play Store, was caught collecting user data and downloading and running code from a third-party server. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

Woodbury squad car struck by alleged drunk driver, caught on dash cam

Woodbury squad car struck by alleged drunk driver, caught on dash cam A driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after striking a Woodbury police squad car early Friday morning. A video clip posted to the department’s Facebook page shows footage from the squad’s dash camera. The squad car was … Read […]

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Faking Benchmark Results

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Faking Benchmark Results XDA-Developers made this shocking discovery that led to an all-time drop in overall demands for of OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T and Meizu Pro 6 models. XDA-Developers explained that the fore mentioned smartphones were rigged to launch into turbo mode to generate … Read more on The Marshall Town […]

OnePlus caught fudging benchmark scores, claims Android Nougat pushes CPU harder

OnePlus caught fudging benchmark scores, claims Android Nougat pushes CPU harder But when XDA ran a disguised version of GeekBench 4, named ‘Bob’s Mini Golf Putt’, the devices were fooled and the phone mistook it for another game and failed to trigger the overdrive. With this being revealed, OnePlus can’t claim that the … Read […]

OnePlus, Meizu caught cheating in synthetic benchmarks to throttle the performance

OnePlus, Meizu caught cheating in synthetic benchmarks to throttle the performance Based on the test findings, developers over at XDA noted that the OnePlus 3T powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 SoC was forced to run at higher clock-speed when a benchmark app was detected. Same sort of tweaking has also been done on OnePlus 3 […]

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Cheating On Benchmarking Scores

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Cheating On Benchmarking Scores This time around, both the OnePlus 3T and the Meizu Pro 6 Plus were caught boosting CPU performance for selected apps; although it looks like the problem is no longer all that widespread. XDA developers noted the unusual behaviour of the OnePlus 3T while … Read more […]

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps In 2013, it was discovered that many top tier OEMs were cheating in popular benchmarking apps by putting their Android devices into an overdrive mode. Since being publicly caught and shamed, many OEMs removed such behaviour from their devices. However, a … Read more on androidbeat.com Huawei Honor […]