How to Restrict Background Activity of Apps in Stock Android

Android is generally lenient with how apps behave on its platform, and some apps take advantage of this by running wild, dragging down your phone’s performance, battery life, and spamming notifications. Bad luck if it’s an app that you can’t do without. Many customized versions of Android, like Xiaomi’s MIUI, include settings to tame unruly …

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Best Practices for Camera Privacy on Android

With smartphones increasingly becoming our closest “companions”, it is more important than ever to ensure that they are not compromising our security and privacy. In this post, we will cover some useful tips for restricting camera usage on your Android smartphone only for intended purposes. Smartphone cameras have one major caveat compared to laptops – …

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