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To my knowledge, it's the approach: Root based firewalls use IPFilter / iptables to control the flow. This automatically applies to all apps, whether there's a network connection available at all or not, whether the routing is working completely or not at all, or whether you're in a "closed environment" (Intranet) without access to the "outer world" (...


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As the author of NetGuard I have first hand experience in this field. A disadvantage of a firewall based on a local VPN is that not all traffic types can be handled, because the (Android) Linux kernel does not allow forwarding all traffic types over a socket based connection. An example is IPsec, which is being used for IP calling by some manufacturers. A ...


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The primary reason it isn't showing up is because you are on Android JellyBean (4.1/4.2/4.3) and not KitKat (4.4) or higher which is required for Pokemon Go, according to Google there never was an official update to KitKat on the SG Tab3 Lite... This is the core requirement, the rest of the issues should not stop you from downloading and installing, although ...


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That kind of "Mixer" doesn't seem to be possible. Quoting from the description of App Volume (thanks to Fiksdal for pointing to this comment): Android manages one stream for all apps, so we can't set different volume levels at same time for two different apps. So at the very best, you could set different volumes for different apps. Again, there's ...


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You can enable auto update from Google Play Settings section. To prevent auto update of a particular app, Go to that app page in play store & click the Options Menu on top right & uncheck "Auto-Update"


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If you use Mobile Data for update purposes, then it is better to update Google services and the messaging services only, but if you have access to WiFi then keep your apps updated. Battery Optimization: There's a reason developers constantly update apps, and most of the time it's memory or battery optimization. Keeping your apps updated also means you have ...


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From the Pokémon Go entry in the Google Play Store: - This app is free-to-play and offers in-game purchases. It is optimized for smartphones, not tablets. Your device is a tablet - Compatible with Android devices that have 2GB RAM or more and have Android Version 4.4 - 6.0 installed. Your device isn't running KitKat (4.4) and only has 1 GB ...


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ShutApp ShutApp is an Android app I developed for rooted devices that will automatically mark your muted WhatsApp chats as read and prevent them from jumping to the top of the chat list, so that you don't have to leave those annoying groups. You do need a rooted android device to use the app, though. That's because the app needs to be able to modify ...


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Aside from the general consensus that actual security is out the window for rooted devices and of course depends on the user, AFWall+ offers a kernel level approach to filtering traffic while NetGuard uses encryption. I think the ability to run as Android administrator with without the need to stay in the foreground is important... AFWall+ optionally uses ...


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One option would be to freshly install the app, set it up, then back up its settings using Titanium Backup or another similar app. Then you can freely wipe the data when needed and quickly restore the basics. This won't necessarily work if they significantly change how a new version of the app stores its data, of course.


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Samsung's camera app may have developed more options since mine, an S3, but the settings allow configuration of 'Effects' and 'Scene'. 'Effects' controls color and warmness, and specific washouts or enhanced colors, while, 'Scene' implies filtering based on the usage of the device in conjunction to surroundings. It takes into consideration emphasized ...


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No. As a protection against the OS going badly wrong and leaving the CPU running at full tilt until the battery runs down (or more likely, until the device overheats), you can always turn off the device by holding down the power button for several seconds. This isn't under the control of the OS, so there's no way an app can override it.


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yes uninstalls of updates is persistent, you can do it.


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I have the Quora app, and the only feature I'm aware of is taking screenshots to save your answers. I haven't found anything in the app that will save a local copy of answers. Sorry.


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Believe in future!!! Because in these days of June/July 2016, there is a new feature in the Play Store app: After selecting "My apps & games" I can see now: Installed ... All ...Beta <- There you can see all beta apps now !! (available at least on two devices with android 4.4.4 and 5.1)


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Google Play's Family Library with app and game sharing goes live July 2, 2016. From the relevant post on the website Android Police: Family Library and sharing have been a long, really long, time coming on Google Play. In his different app teardowns, Cody has repeatedly discovered strings pointing out to the feature coming to Play Books, Play Movies, Play ...


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Things have changed a little bit in the years since this was posted. There are now several (though none of them perfect yet) ways to run Android apps on Linux without an emulator or VM. Shashlik features pretty nice integration with your GNU desktop environment. Lacks Google Play Services, though. ARChon utilizes Google Chrome, and lets you install ...



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