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Android 4.3 Includes Hidden App Permissions Manager

Among the new features for Google's Android 4.3 are a redesigned camera interface, Bluetooth Low Energy support, performance improvements, such as smoother animations, and multi-user restricted profiles. And something else that Google didn’t talk about. There is a a hidden app permissions manager that allows users to selectively disable certain permissions for apps. The feature is apparently called App Ops, and lets users toggle app permissions — such as location and the ability to post notifications — on and off for individual apps.

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