If you think that by disabling the location services on your Android device you’ll be safe, then think again. It turns out that the location of Android users is still being determined by Google using other means.
The ability to turn the location off is one of the utmost importance, in an era when privacy is paramount. The fact that Google is still able to determine your location using other means than GPS is worrying, especially since users are led to believe that by tuning the location services off people are no longer giving away their position.
According to a report on Quartz.com, it turns out that Google doesn’t really need for you to turn on GPS in order to know where you are, within a reasonable margin. Of course, the company says that the information about the user’s location is not being stored, but what else can they say not that the … (read more)
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