Your smartphone tracks your location constantly, and if you use Google services on it, Google keeps a log of that information. That can deliver useful features — directions to your destination, the weather where you are right now — but that thought does freak some people out. If it makes you uncomfortable, here’s how to opt-out.
Android (root): When Google released the Nexus 5, it came with a spiffy new dialer that intelligently integrated your regular contacts with business search. Unfortunately, it was unavailable on non-Google devices — until now.
Android: We’re all familiar with incognito mode on modern browsers. It’s the same browsing experience, but with tracking disabled. Dolphin Zero, from the company behind our favourite Android browser, has made an app specifically for this purpose.
Android: Cover is an adaptive launcher for Android that uses the time of day and your location to automatically show you relevant apps and information. Whether you’re at work, at home or in the car, you’ll see apps you typically use in each of those situations.