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Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS

Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.

By August 26, 2014

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Edit Google account permissions from an Android device

It's easy to forget how many apps and services you've granted access to your Google account. Luckily, you can monitor it from an Android device.

By June 9, 2014

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Supreme Court debates police permission to search cell phones

Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.

By April 29, 2014

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Windows 10 Settings menu: The Privacy tab

Windows 10 attempts to make privacy settings accessible.

By March 5, 2015

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Exploring the Windows 10 Settings menu

Is Windows getting rid of the Control Panel?

By March 5, 2015

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How to get 2GB free on Google Drive

Want to earn an extra 2GB of storage space on Google Drive for 2 minutes of your time? Read on to find out how.

By February 11, 2015

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Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission

The free NoRoot Firewall prevents nearly all connections to and from your Android phone until you expressly allow the app to access your Wi-Fi or cell network.

By February 7, 2014

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Get Facebook Lite for your Android device

​Made for phones with limited space and connectivity, this may be the lightest version of Facebook for Android yet.

By January 28, 2015

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Google removes app permissions manager from Android 4.4

In the most recent Android 4.4 release, Google has disabled a hidden feature that could control or disable permissions for individual apps.

By December 15, 2013

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KitKat update removes app permissions toggle

Google quietly pulls a hidden feature in Android KitKat that allowed people to deny app permissions on a case-by-case basis.

By December 13, 2013