Category: Android

Your Android Phone Has a Built-In Childproofing Feature

VERY useful feature to stop accidentally breaking out of an app. Useful also for people streaming from their phones Ever needed to hand your phone to a kid? Even if you don’t want to, sometimes you’re trying to keep them quiet at a restaurant,…

The Meitu selfie app unlocks your anime beauty and personal data

Meitu has been taking off — everywhere I look on my Facebook, Twitter, I see pictures run through the app. But do you actually check to see what permissions it asks for? A crazy amount it seems. I just checked on Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mt.mtxx.mtxx)…

Update & Build Prep – Lineage OS – Lineage OS Android Distribution

Cyanogen’s fork is beginning to take shape. Currently my devices aren’t showing but fingers crossed it will. Few points worth noting from their site: The build roster is ever growing, but we are supporting Marshmallow and Nougat capable devices. We’ll list the 80+ devices…

Cyanogen Inc. shuts down CyanogenMod in Christmas bloodbath | Ars Technica

Open source Android ROM project dies, developers launch fork. Source: Cyanogen Inc. shuts down CyanogenMod in Christmas bloodbath | Ars Technica So, CM is dead, but like with most things in the open source world, things will be forked, especially if there’s a disagreement…

No, 900 million Android devices are not at risk from the ‘Quadrooter’ monster | Computerworld

You’ve probably seen articles inducing panic around the number of android devices vulnerable to this Quadrooter bug. But read through the below first.     Another day, another overblown Android security scare. Who’s ready for a reality check? Source: No, 900 million Android devices…

Magic happens with the Ubuntu tablet – TechRepublic

Jack Wallen reviews the bq Aquaris M10 tablet and he’s impressed. If you’ve been on the fence about Ubuntu Touch, this might just assuage those unpleasant feelings. Source: Magic happens with the Ubuntu tablet – TechRepublic Canonical tried to do this with their last…

Android 6.0

So I updated my S5 to Android 6.0.1 using Cyanogenmod, and I’ve noticed some slight lagging. Apps tend to close themselves randomly, normally when less apps are running than on Android  5.1.1. Also, when using the tethered connection, there’s some lag there too, causing my online…

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