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Privacy Guard (Formerly Incognito Mode) Has Been Merged Into CyanogenMod, Will Appear In Nightlies Starting Today

Privacy Guard (Formerly Incognito Mode) Has Been Merged Into CyanogenMod, Will Appear In Nightlies Starting Today | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Privacy Guard, the feature formerly known as Incognito Mode for apps, will make its way into CyanogenMod starting tonight. Steve Kondik, Mr. Cyanogen himse... by Bertel King, Jr. in News
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XPrivacy Gives You Massive Control Over What Your Installed Apps Are Allowed To Do

XPrivacy Gives You Massive Control Over What Your Installed Apps Are Allowed To Do | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Have you ever refused to install an app because it wants too many permissions? Yeah, a lot of people have, and we don't blame them. A little too much trus... by Cody Toombs in Applications, News
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Access Google Music in any player with GMusicFS for root

Access Google Music in any player with GMusicFS for root | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
GMusicFS is an Android root application that allows you to mount your Google Music library as a file system and play it in any other media player you want
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Everything You Need to Know About Printing From your Android Phone or Tablet

Everything You Need to Know About Printing From your Android Phone or Tablet | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Modern smartphones and tablets can help you go without printers, but they can also help you print. You could even start print jobs from anywhere and pick up the document when you arrive at home or the office.
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Samsung Galaxy Screen Size Infographic

Samsung Galaxy Screen Size Infographic | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Samsung’s success with Android is well know and they are now the most popular mobile phone manufacturing company with tons of Android phones and tablets.
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How CyanogenMod’s founder is giving Android users their privacy back

How CyanogenMod’s founder is giving Android users their privacy back | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
New "Incognito Mode" enables more granular privacy settings than in stock Android.
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CPU-Z Tells You Everything About Your Phone's CPU, Battery, and More

CPU-Z Tells You Everything About Your Phone's CPU, Battery, and More | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Android: Getting detailed information about your device isn't always easy. Apps like Speccy help on the desktop, and now CPU-Z can do the same for your phone or tablet.
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XPrivacy 0.20: a new way to control Android privacy

XPrivacy 0.20: a new way to control Android privacy | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
XPrivacy 0.20 is an Xposed-framework Android privacy application that allows rooted devices to feed false information when excessive permissions are needed
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Google Releases Official Cloud Print App

Google Releases Official Cloud Print App | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Connecting a printer to a computer is so old fashioned. If you're going to splatter ink all over a flattened sheet of dead tree like some sort of caveman, ...
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Open Source Tool Moves Spotify Playlists To Google Music Using Unofficial APIs

Open Source Tool Moves Spotify Playlists To Google Music Using Unofficial APIs | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Google Music has probably lured a few Spotify users away with its tight Android integration and low introductory price. But what about all those meticulous... by Ryan Whitwam in News
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Use your 37mm DSLR lenses with your Samsung Galaxy S4

Use your 37mm DSLR lenses with your Samsung Galaxy S4 | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
The Conversion Adapter Kit for using 37mm DSLR/SLR Lenses on Galaxy S4 from Allputer.com takes Samsung's latest high end smartphone's built in camera to the next level. The adapter has been designe...
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This Android mini-PC has a $60 price tag and an AllWinner A20 dual core chip

This Android mini-PC has a $60 price tag and an AllWinner A20 dual core chip | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
The Android-powered MK805 II or MINI XPlus H34 carries a sweet $60 price tag. Key hardware specs include an AllWinner A20 dual core SoC (1.2GHz), Mali-400 MP2 GPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB Flash and Android ...
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Google Keyboard now available directly from Google Play

Google Keyboard now available directly from Google Play | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
The stock 'Nexus' keyboard app, complete with gesture typing, is now available to all Android users through the Google Play Store.
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PRISM-proof your phone with these encrypted apps and services

PRISM-proof your phone with these encrypted apps and services | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Worried that your lines of communication may be compromised? We look at ways to encrypt and protect your phone calls, texts, and web browsing on your phone.
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Expand Your Screen Size with Ultimate Dynamic Navbar

Expand Your Screen Size with Ultimate Dynamic Navbar | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Ever since moving to a phone with virtual navigation buttons, I've been bugged by the screen space they use---a gripe held by many out there as well. However yo
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MyPermissions Now Alerts You When Apps Gain Access to Your Accounts

MyPermissions Now Alerts You When Apps Gain Access to Your Accounts | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Android/iOS: MyPermissions, the service that shows you which apps are connected to online accounts such as Facebook, Google, and Dropbox, has updated its mobile apps for permissions-cleaning on the go.
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Your Android device is not the place to store your photos

Your Android device is not the place to store your photos | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
When (not if) you lose everything on your phone or tablet, you'll be thankful you backed up the important things
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Detecting Hidden Administrator Apps on Your Mobile Device

Detecting Hidden Administrator Apps on Your Mobile Device | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
In response to the OBAD Android malware, we have created the Hidden Device Admin Detector app
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Motorola Moto X pegged with 1.7GHz dual core, Android 4.2.2

Motorola Moto X pegged with 1.7GHz dual core, Android 4.2.2 | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Motorola's rumored 'X Phone,' recently revealed as the Moto X, may have had its specs outed over the weekend in a leak on Twitter.
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Connect any 3G Dongle to any Android Tablet

Connect any 3G Dongle to any Android Tablet | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Working on-the-go nowadays usually means a laptop or tablet with mobile broadband access---either through tethering your mobile device or a separate dongle with
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Warmly Wakes You Up Gently, Encourages Better Sleep Hygiene

Warmly Wakes You Up Gently, Encourages Better Sleep Hygiene | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Android: Warmly is an alarm clock app for Android that wakes you up gently and smoothly in the morning. It starts quiet, before you need to get up, and slowly raises the volume of your selected wake-up sound.
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Top official Samsung peripherals for your S4

Top official Samsung peripherals for your S4 | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
There are loads of accessories to supercharge, protect and supplement your Galaxy S4 to make it the entertainment hub you need in your life.
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Tip: The Google Keyboard For Android Supports Text Expansion, Here's How To Use It

Tip: The Google Keyboard For Android Supports Text Expansion, Here's How To Use It | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
I'm a huge fan of text expanders. Seriously, they are necessary to me. As a regular user of both Mac and Windows, I have sought out solutions on both plat...
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Google Experience phones: What's the big deal and are they worth it?

Google Experience phones: What's the big deal and are they worth it? | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition and HTC One Google Edition are on their way.   We now have more than one device coming that will run Android in its native form, with no OEM changes in sight.  No Sense, no Touchwiz, for better or worse.  What does this mean?  Should one of them be your next device?  These are questions that have been asked by many, but don't have a definitive answer. The discussion has been happening in the forums, though, with many members weighing in on the issues.

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Warmly: Wake Up to the Sound of Bacon With This Friendly Alarm App

Warmly: Wake Up to the Sound of Bacon With This Friendly Alarm App | Do The Robot | Scoop.it
Waking up to an alarm clock is a much-loathed and just generally unpleasant experience. But Warmly for Android wants to help you start the day off right—and hungry.
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