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Open Up the Source Code to Lock Down Your Data

Meaningful security is more than an app or an OS. It’s a mindset. Linux security tools by themselves will not make you or anyone more secure. Security requires trade-offs in convenience, so the tools I’ll highlight here are not recommended as “daily drivers.” Only you can determine your ideal balance point. Perhaps the single greatest […]

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Google Pixel & Pixel 2 Users Reporting Issues with Swipe Gestures on the Lock Screen

The Google Pixel line of devices launched in 2017 and has replaced the Nexus line in receiving Android version upgrades first. With Android 8.1 Oreo releasing recently, it came with a number of improvements and bug fixes over the initial release of Android Oreo. However, it seems to have also brought some new problems when […]

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How to Only Show Lock Screen Notification Content at Home

Google introduced lock screen notifications in Android Lollipop and has allowed users to decide whether or not they want their notifications to show on the lock screen. Tucked away in settings is a menu where you can select to either hide notifications from the lock screen entirely, show that an app has a notification but […]

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How to Enable a Location-based Smart Lock Feature on Huawei/Honor Devices Running EMUI

If you’ve never owned a Huawei or Honor device, then you’re probably looking at the title and going “huh?” After all, Smart Lock is a feature introduced back in Android 5.0 Lollipop to make it easier to quickly access your device under certain conditions such as location, when connected to certain devices, while in your […]

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