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Font Manager 4.0 beta 2 is here

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The wait for Font Manager is over, the developers have put in the hours, the testers have tested all the tests, and we’ve debugged all the bugs. Yes, even that one. We’re pleased to announce the first release candidate and second beta of Font Manager. This release is focused on stability, and performance Improvements, and […]

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Webview Manager 9 – It’s Here In Beta

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Hey it’s us at Androidacy again, with the latest beta update for Webview Manager. Featuring a streamlined install experience, utilizing the Androidacy API for the best experience, this release brings many, many performance and security improvements. A lot of work went into the release, not only on the module but on our backend. We’d like […]

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Font Manager 4.0 release series

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The first beta release of the 4.x series of Font Manager is finally here! This release brings significant improvements to internal storage detection, downloads, UI, and so much more! Below you will find a full changelog. Changelog for Font Manager As usual we’d like to thank everyone on the team who contributed, along with some […]

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Webview Manager 8.2.x beta

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We are extremely pleased to announce the latest beta for Webview Manager, in the 8.2 series. This release is a huge feature release and bugfix release. This may end up being 9.0 series as it contains several breaking changes. Note for config.txt users: the format has changed. You may either use the volume keys option, […]

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Privacy – easy ways of increasing it

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With all the advertising, analytics, telemetry, and data selling online, sometimes it’s hard to have decent privacy. You can try to ditch FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google), but even if you do succeed then you sacrifice quite a lot. Here, we’ll share our tips for increasing your privacy, and software you can use. Word […]

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Font Manager 3.0.2 release notes

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These are the release notes for Font Manager 3.0.2, the second stable release of the 3.0.x series. This is mainly a bugfix release, addressing a few typos and fixing a couple edge case compatibility issues. Changelog for Font Manager Download using the button below, or follow the other links. Feel free to drop your thoughts […]

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Font Manager 3.x stable series is here!

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It has been an exciting set of beta releases! Thanks to user feedback and all of our testers, public and internal! Without everyone involved, this release wouldn’t have been possible. Font Manager 3.0.1 is here at last, and it comes packed with a whole host of new features, improvements, and increased compatibility. In addition, we’ve […]

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Font Manager is out in beta!

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Font Manager 3.x is the continuation of FontRevival 1.x and Fontifier 2.x Font Manager includes over two hundred fonts, all hand edited to suit your android device, and a selection of emojis, all available within an easy to navigate terminal interface. In order to use Font Manager, simply download from the link below and install […]

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Webview Manager 8.1.3 is out

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We did it! We fixed all the bugs! Well, all of them we know about, anyway. In this release we’ve changed quite a bit. We’ve cleaned up some unused sepolicy for added security. App installs during boot are also properly fixed, so we no longer need that sepolicy. In addition, we’ve cleaned up download logic […]

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Webview Manager 8 is out in stable channel!

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About time! Today we’re please to announce the first stable in the 8.x series, as well as the first stable fully published by the team at Androidacy! This is the new, revamped module that used to be known as either Webview Switcher or Bromite Systemless Webview. Based on user feedback, we’ve made some changes, some […]

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Android: what a (not) great ecosystem!

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Ah, android: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. The always present mobile operating system, the only competitor of iOS. But throughout the years, our favorite droid has changed, a lot. But you know what hasn’t changed? How fragmented it all is. And the damage google does to the ecosystem. The only thing iOS […]

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Great news: new team, but better!

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We have some news Long time, no post! We’re pleased to announce the transition of Webview Switcher (soon to be renamed), Fontifier, and maintaining several ROMs and custom recoveries has passed into the team here at Androidacy. The old maintainer has been extremely helpful in the transition, and we’d like to thank her for that. […]

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Why we run ads

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Note: this article on why we run ads has been updated on February 23, 2022. Users coming from Android Police and other sites articles on Fox’s Magisk Module Manager are probably looking for this article. It’s really ironic. Some of us use AdGuard, and develop a magisk module that increases privacy and can block ads. […]

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Cryptocurrency: the future or not?

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Ah, cryptocurrency, or crypto for short! The media does so love that word. Crypto this, crypto that, crypto is life! Crypto, that thing that’ll magically solve anything and everything. Or that weird thing that only nerds use, depending on who you are. But what the heck is crypto anyway? Should you be excited? And the […]

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Chrome vs Firefox: the browser wars

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There is much, or was at one point, much discussion about which of the two browsers was better. Which is more secure? Which has better performance? Which has more features? Is it slick chrome? Or aging Firefox? Years later, the former is on top, with the latter falling behind more and more by day. Pretty […]

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Merry Christmas 2020!

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Since I’m sure you’d like to spend time with your families (even if it’s via Zoom or similar!) I’ll keep it short. This year, Christmas is going to look nothing like it ever has before. With the pandemic, so many of us won’t be having get together as they’re unsafe, or we are mourning the loss […]

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Centralization: The great, the terrbile, and the ugly

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On the web, and especially in more privacy focused circles, there is a lot of talk of centralization, or the opposite. You get a lot of people arguing the internet is fundamentally broken by being centralized and therefore suggest alternatives like the InterPlantery FileSystem (IPFS). While this efforts are great and commendable, what exactly is […]

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FontRevival – Magisk module for fonts and emojis

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I’m pleased to announce that FontRevival is now out in stable! After a couple months of testing and several bugfixes it is now out. What it can do – 200+ Fonts and Emojis in a Magisk Module FontRevival is your one stop magisk module for all your fonts and emojis. With an easy to follow […]

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Webview Switcher stable – Great to go

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After several alphas And betas Webview Switcher is finally here! Webview Switcher is the successor to Bromite Systemless Webview, bringing with it many important fixes and features! For those of you unfamiliar with what a Webview is, in android and some other platforms it’s the backend that enables quite a few apps to display web […]

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Google bad, privacy good, Right?

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In the android community, and more so in the more privacy focused parts of it, there is often talk of “de-googling” or going full-on FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) only route. These people often refuse to use software written by or supported by bigger companies, and instead prefer to only use software or apps […]

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