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Archive for the ‘Android Devices’ Category

List of Android Secret Codes – I’m programmer

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/10/11

[WayBackList of Android Secret Codes – I’m programmer

Lots of *# codes for stuff like IMEI, firmware version, etc.



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[APP][MOD]OGYouTube v1.2 Downloader, Popup/Background/ScreenOff Playback

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/09/23

From a while ago on XDA: [APP][MOD]OGYouTube v1.2 Downloader, Popup/Background/ScreenOff Playback which allows you to download and off-line play YouTube videos on your Android device.

via: New tutorial!#youtube   #google   #android   – DoorToDoorGeek “Stephen McLaughlin” – Google+

Note that on laptops, I tend to use [WayBack] youtube-dl.


Posted in Android Devices, Power User, SocialMedia, YouTube | Leave a Comment »

Crowdsourcing App-Translation with in-app message – Christoph Wiesner – Medium

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/09/13

Interesting approach on how a free app got itself free translations: Case Study on engaging users to become app translators

Source: [WayBackCrowdsourcing App-Translation with in-app message – Christoph Wiesner – Medium

The app: Visual Timer – Countdown

Platforms used:

  • Firebase is Google’s mobile platform that helps you quickly develop high-quality apps and grow your business.Source: Firebase
  • POEditor is an online localization management tool, perfect for collaborative or crowdsourced translation projects. Translate websites, apps, games and more!Source: Software Localization Management Platform




Posted in Android Devices, Development, internatiolanization (i18n) and localization (l10), Power User, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Bouncer – Temporary App Permissions (Beta) – Apps on Google Play

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/09/11

Bouncer gives you the ability to grant permissions temporarily.

Want to tag a location or take a photo, but don’t want that app to be able to use the camera or get your location whenever it wants?

Bouncer gives you exactly that.As soon as you exit the app,

Bouncer will automatically remove the permission for you in an instant so you can get back to doing what you do best, without having to worry about apps invading your privacy and wasting your battery.

  • Increased security, privacy and battery life
  • Never have to worry what apps are doing in the background
  • No complicated setup needed (no root or adb)

Get it at [WayBack] Bouncer – Temporary App Permissions (Beta) – Apps on Google Play



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PSA: If your Google Opinions app stopped sending you… • r/Android

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/08/30

In case it still doesn’t work when I’ve been in the USA (or/and back), then I need to try the things below.

It used to work both in the USA and in The Netherlands.

What I’ve tried so far is this:

  • uninstall the app
  • clear all application data
  • install the app
  • run it again

So far still very few surveys.


Posted in Android Devices, OnePlus Five, OnePlus One, OnePlus Two, Power User | Leave a Comment »

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