About month ago, a story came out which put the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Blu in quite a bad light. The story revealed that the company, along with a number of other OEMs, was taking data from people’s devices and sending it back to China. This raised a number of privacy concerns for its customers, and the company stated that the software was completely accidental and it would be deleting all information taken from user’s handsets.
The Blu R1 HD was the company’s most popular device on Amazon for many months due to its price to spec ratio, even beating out the Moto G Play for best selling unlocked smartphone. The device was taken off the market about 3 weeks [...]