Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jul 2013 08:33 UTC
Google "Android 4.3 has a hidden feature! It's called 'App Ops' and it lets you selectively disable some permissions for your apps. Is some misbehaving app constantly pinging your location and draining your battery in a few hours? You can fix that now." Terrible name, fantastic feature. Also: finally.
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RE: User-controlled app permissions
by tkeith on Fri 26th Jul 2013 12:15 UTC in reply to "User-controlled app permissions"
tkeith
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2010-09-01

I think CM was redoing this, because it basically didn't work. When you deny the permission, it would often crash the app. They have a new method, where it would give false or generic information to the app instead. I wonder how the Google version would work.

At the very least, if Google implements it, the app developers have to live with it. If CM does it, they can make the app not work.

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