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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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FontRevival – the best new fonts theming

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It’s finally here, the new module to theme both fonts and Emojis in a simple use format. After the stoppage of Fontchanger, many people were left without an easy all in one fonts and Emojis solution. The zips disappeared and later the fonts and Emojis off the download server John Fawkes used. Sure, there exists […]

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Webview Switcher is finally out in beta!

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After several alphas Webview Switcher 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 content. A few […]

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Great Linux distros

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I hear quite a bit of argument between linux users about which linux distros (distributions of linux or GNU/Linux) are “best”. Some swear by fedora for it’s backing and ease of use. Some swear by gentoo because of its configurability. Some swear by arch linux because of its lightweight and KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) […]

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Why I use caddy

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I’ve used pretty much every popular web server out there. Apache 1, Apache 2, nginx, and most recently OpenLiteSpeed, and currently Caddy v2. Why do I choose caddy? Certainly it’s less popular and some would argue less capable than say nginx or apache2. First, and this is a big one: easy configuration. If you choose […]

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FontRevival is here!

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It took longer than I expected but FontRevival is here! It’s my latest addition to everything I develop for. After a good couple weeks of hard work, I have successfully brewed up my latest modul: FontRevival. As the name suggests this is a module for your font theming and emoji theming needs, allowing you to […]

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Webview Switcher – first alpha release!

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Long time no update! This release is the first update in the 7.0 series. It’s a huge overhaul of the old module. NOTE: migration isn’t supported, it’ll clean install. This doesn’t have all the features I wanted, that’s waiting until alpha 2. This is most definitely an alpha release so it will have bugs! Changelog: […]

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New: Bitwarden host

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Hey it’s me again! I’m happy to bring you the latest in my suite of self-hosted services: a Bitwarden server! Bitwarden is an audited, open source, end to end zero knowledge encrypted password management platform with a whole suite of neat features like login management, credit card saving, custom fields for logins, identity management, small […]

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Website updates

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My site is currently undergoing maintenance and security updates. You may have noticed some stability issues in recent days. The updates are complete for the most part, and everything should be accessible now. Thanks for your patience!

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I’ve gone official!!!

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It’s official now! I’ve been approved to go official with PitchBlack Recovery Project for the OnePlus 7 Pro (aka guacamole). This release has been brewing as an unofficial build for over a month before going official. But by waiting, I got a perfect release. Changelog: Initial official release Updates to latest TWRP source

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Long time, no see

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I’m pleased to announce a new release of Havoc-OS for the Motorola Moto Z3 Play (aka beckham)! It’s been almost a year since the last release but the new one has arrived and is just as great as ever. This release updates Havoc-OS to android 10, and reworks quite a few features. Havoc-OS includes quite […]

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