[NTLK] Google releases Android Studio, kills off Eclipse ADT plugin

Jon Glass jonglass at usa.net
Wed Dec 10 09:10:33 EST 2014


On Wed Dec 10 2014 at 2:21:49 PM Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com>
wrote:

> Contrary to your statement, the iOS user does have to approve an
> app's access to contacts, camera, etc., so they cannot access sensitive
> data like that outside the app without the user knowing or approving.
>
> Personally, I feel safer on iOS than Android due to permissions. The only
time I ever see "permissions" on Android is when downloading an app from
Play, and it gives me the option to either install or not, and usually
gives a long list of things the app will do. I never see any permission
being requested when running the apps, where as on iOS, when I  first try
to, for instance, access the camera or contacts, I am asked if I want to
grant permission or not. If I don't, just that one feature doesn't work. I
find this a better solution to what I am experiencing on Android.


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