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Android O is Breaking Apps that Overlay on top of the Status Bar

The trickle of posts outlining new user-facing features found in Android O is starting to slow down now that users have had weeks to test the software on their device. However, there are many, many changes made under-the-hood that are slowly being uncovered. We posted about one such change just the other day about Nexus […]

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Facebook Gets Tough on Spy Apps

Facebook has moved to prevent spy applications from accessing its users’ data. The company has updated its Facebook and Instagram policies to prohibit developers from using data obtained from those platforms in surveillance tools, according to Rob Sherman, deputy chief privacy officer. Facebook already has taken enforcement actions against devs who created and marketed surveillance […]

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How to Add Third-Party Music Apps to EMUI’s Music Lock Screen [Root]

EMUI, like many OEM skins, modifies the stock lock screen to fit its theme and incorporate features that the company believes their users will need quick access to. One of the features that EMUI’s lock screen offers is the ability to display the currently playing music track with beautiful, full screen album art and large […]

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Key Mapper allows you to Map your Home, Back, or Menu Buttons to Launch Apps or Quick Actions

Button remapping apps are not too hard to find on the Play Store, but if you’re looking for a more minimal offering, check out Key Mapper by XDA Junior Member gra2f. You can remap long presses or double taps of the home, back, or menu key to launch a certain app, quick setting, or certain […]

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