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Pixel users, please update to Android 14 to reduce crashes

Google appears to have finally fixed the serious crashes occurring on Pixel devices for the past few months. We recommend all Pixel users who are eligible for the Android 14 update to upgrade their devices as soon as possible.

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Hermit 26 — More Sandboxes & Lots of Tiny Improvements

The updates keep coming! This one brings 2× the number of sandboxes, easier ways to create new Lite Apps, more support for UserScripts, and a few other goodies.

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Hermit 25 — UserScripts: make the Web yours, customize every page you visit

UserScripts are quick and easy ways to modify the content of any page you visit. Written in JavaScript, you can run UserScripts within Hermit, and achieve what extensions, add-ons, boosts, and power-ups do in other browsers. There are several thousands of UserScripts written by others & shared online that you can install and use directly.

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Elevated Crash Rate on Google Pixel Devices

For the past few months, we have noticed an elevated crash rate and higher incidence of ANR (Application Not Responding) reports on Google Pixel devices. These issues are seen only on Google Tensor chips designed by Google, and not on any other SoCs.

We’ve filed multiple bugs with Google. We are waiting for them to respond/fix. You can help get these issues more attention from Google by starring & up-voting each of these bugs.

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Hermit 22 — Dress up the app in your favorite colors with Material You!

Just in time for Halloween, you can now dress up Hermit in your favorite costume.

Material You: Hermit 22 lets you customize all app colors using Android’s new theming system. You can configure all the apps on your phone to follow the same color scheme as your wallpaper, or any other color. This works on all devices on Android 13+ that support Material You, including Google Pixel and third-party devices.

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