This year, mobile tech and wireless innovation stole the spotlight. Take a look back at some of the most remarkable moments in Mobile Future’s 2012 Mobile Year in Review video.
– More than half of Americans now own smartphones. – At 31 million tweets, the American election was the most Tweeted event in history. – This Thanksgiving, Instagramers shared a record 10 million photos. – Apple sold more mobile devices this year than they’ve sold computers ever. – Mobile data usage doubled in 2012 and over 50% of all mobile data is video. – The U.S. leads the world in next-generation mobile. – NASA’s Mars Rover checked-in on Foursquare from Mars.
You could be clever and say “this policy means there is no privacy”, but it’s really just spelling out clearly what Google have been doing for a couple of years.
Basically they are watching what you do, and then trying to provide you with a better internet experience from their point of view.
If this kind of thing spooks you, enable Private Browsing on your web browser, should do the trick. Personally I like the customisation features – I get frustrated more when things like this don’t learn from what I do.