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Privacy-Friendly Android Apps For Every Day Activities

There are countless invasive apps collecting sensitive information from you via your phone. If you’re sick of that, there are more privacy-friendly alternatives. Just bear in mind that I can’t guarantee the following apps are private, I am simply using my best judgement to pick the least invasive apps. I always recommend checking the permissions…

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The Pillars Of Location Tracking: How Your Phone Is Tracked Without Your Permission

It is now a well-established fact that your location is being tracked by tech companies. However, location tracking is not quite as simple as getting your coordinates from your GPS chip. It can be, but tech companies can do much more than that by tying together many bits and pieces of data that they gather…

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Understanding Android Permissions: An Android Security Guide

Android phones have privileges and permissions that control which areas of your phone a given app can access. There are permissions that you — the user can turn off, and there are also mandatory permissions that you are not allowed to disable (this is a failure to respect users’ preferences, but that’s a topic for…