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Android head explains reasoning behind new permission system

by: Bogdan PetrovanJune 12, 2015
Google’s head of engineering for Android and Chrome Hiroshi Lockheimer explained why it took so long for the company to change course when it comes to permissions.
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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – [Google Play Weekly]

by: Joe HindyDecember 20, 2013
In this week's Google Play Weekly, we talk about Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, some awesome updates, and, of course, 5 more Android apps you can't miss!
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App Ops – what you need to know

by: Gary SimsDecember 16, 2013
The App Ops functionality allows users to change the permissions of an app. The idea is that if you don't want your favorite flashlight app to collect your location data then you can revoke that permission. Want to know more? Here is our in-depth look at App Ops and why Google has removed it.
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Android 4.4.2 removes hidden App Ops privacy feature, EFF grills Google about it

by: Chris SmithDecember 13, 2013
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is criticizing Google for removing the hidden privacy feature App Ops from Android 4.4.2. Read on for more details.
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App Ops access available to KitKat via new third-party app

by: Andrew GrushNovember 25, 2013
Looking for a way to access the App Ops permission manager in Android 4.4 KitKat? A new third-party app makes it possible.
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