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As I lay out in my (not) famous weight loss book, calorie control is key to any weight loss program. To accomplish this, I am/was a big fan of MyFitnessPal. It has an easy way to log calories on my phone or the web with a good searchable database, and it used to have a magical barcode scanner. I even got my cheapo smart scale's app to sync with MyFitnessPal through Google Fit so I don't even have to type my weight anymore like some plebeian.

However, it also has some veeerrryyy question...

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In Android 8, Google added adaptive icons, essentially making all apps use the same shape for their icons. This is widely adopted now and you can often customize the shape. However, if you do not like the concept of adaptive icons and prefer the legacy icons where apps are free to use their own shapes, you are in much worse luck nowadays where seemingly everything only cares about adaptive icons. Most launchers don't even have an option to use non-adaptive icons. Many instead have options to for...

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