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This free Android app reveals when other apps secretly use your mic and camera

22/07/2020

Apple introduced a nifty feature in iOS 14 that displays indicators on your iPhone or iPad every time an app begins using your mic or camera. That lets you know if your device is recording you when it shouldn’t. [Read: Gmail is getting a massive redesign to work more like Slack] There have been loads of shady apps...
Apple introduced a nifty feature in iOS 14 that displays indicators on your iPhone or iPad every time an app begins using your mic or camera. That lets you know if your device is recording you when it shouldn’t. [Read: Gmail is getting a massive redesign to work more like Slack] There have been loads of shady apps guilty of this on Android over the years, and Google has worked to tackle concerns about them with improved access management in the OS, and better permission control for when apps can access the various sensors and recording hardware on your phone. If… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android Apple introduced a nifty feature in iOS 14 that displays indicators on your iPhone or iPad every time an app begins using your mic or camera. That lets you know if your device is recording you when it shouldn’t. [Read: Gmail is getting a massive redesign to work more like Slack] There have been loads of shady apps guilty of this on Android over the years, and Google has worked to tackle concerns about them with improved access management in the OS, and better permission control for when apps can access the various sensors and recording hardware on your phone. If… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android
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