So, in an effort to mitigate both issues and allow for future updates we have removed the Composer system requirement.For those of you who don't know, Composer is a PHP dependency manager.Mothership uses it to download and autoload all of it's Modules and Libraries. is a wrapper for running Composer commands via a PHP interface. self installing and updating PHP apps, project management systems and deployment tools are just a few I could think up on the spot.

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Sometimes the new version of a popular app might be buggy, but there's no easy way to revert to the old one, for example.

No matter your reasoning, it’s easy enough to toggle this setting and gain more control over the app updating process. Next, tap the slide-out menu button in the upper left corner, as denoted by three horizontal lines, then tap .

On the next screen, you’ll be able to choose whether you want to allow apps to automatically receive updates over Wi-Fi, whether you want to allow apps to update at any time, or whether you want to manually install all updates.

Phones don't really come with instruction manuals anymore, and learning how to use your phone effectively can be a big task.

Our tips and how-to articles will set you on the path to Android expertise.

As convenient as it is to have your phone automatically install app updates as they become available, there are some good reasons for wanting to install apps manually.You may want to conserve your data plan usage, for example, or you may simply want to keep tighter control over what gets installed on your Android device.Mothership is intended to be an easy to install, easy to use platform.Recently we've been pushing to improve the experience of installing and updating Mothership with the ultimate aim of a one-click update process.Our lab tests on designers with less back-end experience highlighted the biggest barrier to entry being system requirement setup.It also reminded us that front end devs and designers shouldn't need to know and don't really care Mothership is installed, so long as it works.