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App Ops saga: The Android privacy feature you weren’t meant to have

When Google Android 4.3 hit the streets in July it brought some changes to location services, some user interface changes, support for OpenGL ES 3.0 graphics and more. But it also had a nifty feature hidden away in the code: the ability to revoke an app’s access to certain permissions. Don’t want that puzzle game […]

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Hidden goodies in Android 4.3: Support for 4K screens, per-app permission controls

Google Android 4.3 may be a minor update to Google’s mobile operating system, but it has some nice features including performance tweaks, Bluetooth improvements, support for limiting a user’s access to some apps or content on multi-user devices, and much more. But if you dig into the source code, it looks like there are also […]