How to stop the eavesdropping – the android edition

By now you’ve heard the rumours, the truths and the myths (urban and otherwise) about how your phone may be listening in on every conversation and interaction you have. Well the good news is that usually, unless you issue a certain command, such as “Ok Google” for example, it isn’t the case. The reality of being inundated by oceans of useless data, would make this uncontrolled feature unwieldly and ridiculous.

But, if the fact that your device may have the built in capability to record your goings-on, there are solutions. Click on this excellent guide to disabling that functionality and put your fears to rest.