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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 Dec. 13, 2013


You shall not pass (this time): Google+ tweaks permissions

Google's social network-powered sign-in system gives developers more nuanced options when asking for user permissions.

By Dec. 11, 2013


Understanding default permissions in OS X

Creating new files and folders gives them a default permissions set that can allow access to them from other account, which may be concerning at first glance.

By Aug. 22, 2013


Repair disk permissions to speed up your Mac

It won't cure all of your Mac's ills, but a quick and easy first step toward bringing a sluggish Mac back to health is using OS X's Disk Utility to repair disk permissions.

By Jul. 24, 2013


Quickly fix Dropbox permissions errors in OS X

Dropbox includes a feature that should fix most permissions-related problems experienced with the cloud storage service.

By Jul. 2, 2013


How to edit application permissions on BlackBerry 10

Did you accidentally deny an app permission to use your location, or access your photos? Learn how to change app permissions in this post.

By May. 9, 2013


Fix permissions errors for sandboxed applications in OS X

Sometimes file access errors in OS X may actually be related to a program's sandboxing rather than being a classic file permissions error.

By Apr. 10, 2013


Android 4.3 hidden feature lets you tap into app permissions

A hidden feature called App Ops in Google's latest OS update allows you to turn off certain permissions for your apps, says Android Police.

By Jul. 26, 2013


How to fix drive-permissions problem in OS X

When the setting to ignore permissions on secondary hard drives keeps toggling off, blocking access, here's what to try.

By Oct. 22, 2012