Booyah! Firefox VPN has landed solidly on all of my mobile devices.

https://fpn.firefox.com/vpn

Everyone Needs to Switch to Signal! :-)

Signal is THE secure messaging app. And you need to be using it. Especially these days with all of the omni-surveillance that we have going on.

Warning Issued For Millions Of Google Chrome Users

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/12/15/google-chrome-problem-data-loss-chrome-update-upgrade-android-upgrade/

Hmm. I have read this several times and it still doesn’t make sense to me. 🙂 How is it possible for Chrome to delete data from other apps??? Isn’t Chrome just another app, or have I missed something and Chrome is now part of the OS, a’la Internet Explorer in the Microsoft Windows 3.1 days (or whatever)?

The Verge: Google reportedly pulls Huawei’s Android license

The Verge: Google reportedly pulls Huawei’s Android license.
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/19/18631558/google-huawei-android-suspension

A Theory About Google Play Music on Android

I think I’ve determined that the Google Play Music app on Android has no background services. Maybe that’s why it is so jittery and prone to error; There is no overseer handling things.

What do YOU think?!

I would like to see a more responsive, intuitive, thoughtful engine behind my music player.

No more recording phone calls as of Android 9: Pie. Why (not)???

https://bitbucket.org/copluk/acr/issues/2418/

It seems really silly to me that there’s not an easy way that’s officially supported to record phone calls on smartphones. Privacy concerns amount to paranoia in this case. There is much practical value in recording phone calls.