urn:uuid:3b0dcc0b-632d-5fef-8898-33fd9924e5be Topic: Android – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2021 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2021-10-23T16:56:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:1a72cbfe-ff75-45b4-a17e-1ab40f702f96 2021-10-23T16:56:00Z 2021-10-23T16:56:00Z How to limit Samsung Customization Service data collection Android Customization Service provides some extra features in exchange for your personal information. However, you can minimize the data it shares with Samsung. <p>Samsung customers have likely been prompted by their devices to opt into the Samsung Customization Service (SCS). The prompt doesn’t explain what SCS does beyond linking you to its longwinded privacy policy. I was uncomfortable turning it on without knowing more about it, so I read the privacy policy. Yikes. Samsung collects everything it can get its corporate paws on.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/samsung-oneui-customization-service.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:5dd1f1e4-cfa0-4567-9b5e-48a7b86e55fa 2021-08-04T03:25:00Z 2021-08-04T03:25:00Z Overriding Bedtime mode with priority alerts Is Bedtime mode on Android using Do Not Disturb mode to silence alerts and notifications? That’s unclear, if you’ve got the Samsung Digital Wellbeing app. <p>Bedtime mode on Android guides you towards better sleep habits by muting notifications and making your phone less interesting. Samsung’s take on the feature says it will mute all sounds and alerts, but that isn’t the whole story. What if you rely on certain notifications and alerts to wake you in the night?</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/android-bedtime-mode-priority-alerts.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:9a53d927-a9c7-49f4-a79a-6b6e6f14a798 2021-02-23T19:42:00Z 2021-02-23T19:42:00Z Be wary of file sync conflicts with KeePass apps on Android An investigation and comparison into how KeePass-compatible password manager apps for Android handle external changes to an unlocked password vault database. <p>KeePass is a tried and tested open-source encrypted password manager available for Windows. You can also use one of the many forks for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS, and other operating systems. KeePass has created the defacto standard for encrypted password vault/database files (<code>.kdbx</code>). Syncing the vault files between your computers and Android can cause problems with some KeePass apps, however.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/keepass-file-conflicts-android.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:71674821-42fa-4f3b-89e4-75b57c4afe88 2020-08-05T19:22:00Z 2020-08-27T14:49:00Z Review of Firefox “Daylight” for Android The new Firefox version for Android comes with big changes under the hood, but also drops support for thousands of extensions, and is less configurable. <p>Mozilla has released its redesigned and rearchitected Firefox browser for Android (codename “Daylight” <em>and</em> “Fenix”) through the Google Play Store everywhere. Here’s my review of Mozilla’s new flagship mobile browser as a long-time user and as an extension developer.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/review-firefox-fenix-android.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:737e0dd5-f566-4311-95cc-b431a6dc4e5b 2020-05-18T18:29:00Z 2020-05-18T18:29:00Z Everything you need to know about Night mode in Samsung Internet Night mode in Samsung browser explained. How it breaks page contrast and accessibility, pastelify SVG colors, and why web developers can’t do anything about it. <p>As a web developer, you may be familiar with the <code>prefer-color-scheme</code> Cascading Stylesheet (CSS) media query. It allows web developers to create separate stylesheets for light and dark color schemas. Web browsers apply one of these color schemes usually following the operating system’s color scheme preference.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/samsung-internet-night-mode.html">Read more …</a></p>