urn:uuid:1cdfd3c6-5026-563e-830c-8c040062ce4b Topic: Mobile Apps – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2021 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2021-03-24T03:08:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:c98cf16a-e10b-4cfc-ae0c-2e2c58a47ef4 2021-03-24T03:08:00Z 2021-03-24T03:08:00Z Kitty Letter word-scrambled my brain Who knew an enchanted letter vortex could cause you trouble falling asleep? How a mobile game engraved a repeating pattern into my brain. <p>Kitty Letter is a free mobile game from the creator of The Oatmeal webcomic. It’s a simple word game that quickly engraved an obsessive repeating pattern into my brain. Here’s my cautionary tale about the game.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/kitty-letter-scrambler.html#src=feed">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#src=feed">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#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:1962a635-3046-4644-ac91-f1543f7cee74 2020-01-27T03:15:00Z 2020-02-13T14:15:00Z FreeStyle Libre Reader vs LibreLink app The pros and cons of using Abbott’s dedicated Reader device or the LibreLink mobile app to read your levels with the FreeStyle Libre flash-glucose Sensor. <p>I’ve used the FreeStyle Libre 2 (“FreeStyle Libre 14-days” in some regions) flash glucose monitoring system for a year. The system can get up to eight hours of glucose readings by scanning an NFC sensor installed on the back of your upper arm. I’ve previously shared my experiences on what it’s like to wear the sensor (with photos of the Libre Sensor).</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/freestyle-libre-reader-vs-app.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:cb393ba5-b4f0-4717-a3d6-1eb8cb639503 2019-12-30T23:02:00Z 2019-12-30T23:02:00Z What is Samsung Secure Wi-Fi? Secure Wi-Fi is a VPN service from Samsung and McAfee. Here is what it does and how to stop its adverts and remove it from your phone. <p>Samsung Galaxy and Note smartphones come with a pre-installed app called Samsung Secure Wi-Fi. The app can’t be uninstalled from the app manager on the device. Scroll to the bottom of the article for uninstallation instructions.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/what-is-samsung-secure-wi-fi.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p>