The Android operating system allows for the ability to keep certain types of hardware awake through software. One of the most desired features of this is for keeping the screen on. However, often times an application may need to perform a long running task in the background of the phone…

The accessibility services for Android is a feature that is provided to all applications that declare it in their Android manifest file and subclass AcessibilityService from within the Android API. Within its’ declaration inside of the manifest.xml file is where its’ configuration file’s location for the accessibility service is also…

Heuristic analysis is a method employed by many computer antivirus programs designed to detect previously unknown computer viruses, as well as new variants of viruses already in the “wild”. — wikipedia"Android anti-virus products lack the ability to analyze applications beyond the manifest.xml file’s declared permissions and whether it has…

Chris Basinger

I create open-source Android libraries.

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