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Old November 30th, 2012, 01:13 PM   #505 (permalink)
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This is a fantastic read, thank you for all of the time and effort put into it! Just one question....

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Originally Posted by alostpacket
Updating applications is the same as installing them fresh

Each time you update an application on your phone, you should use thesame diligence as if you were installing it for the first time. Rereadthe permissions to see that it is only asking for what it needs and nomore. Reread the comments to see if anything has changed in the opinionsof the users and to see if it still works for your phone. If you seethat an application says Update (manual) next to it, that means thedeveloper has changed the permissions that they are requesting. This isnot necessarily a bad thing -- but it should indicate that you shouldpay a bit closer attention to the permissions and re-evaluate them asneeded.
Is this still the case, since the Play Store's been updated so that only the altered data for an update is downloaded, as opposed to the entire app all over again?
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