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99-cent HD Widgets App Provides Best Weather Widget for Honeycomb Tablets

by: Dave FerilAugust 30, 2011

Looking for a widget that is a perfect for your Android Tablet? HD Widget might be what you are looking for.

With numerous weather widgets on the Android Market, it’s tough to choose one that gives the biggest bang for one’s buck. One of the weather widgets that stands among the rest is the HD Widget app.

Providing “Big Widgets for Big Screens,” as it says in the description of the app on the Android Market, HD Widgets is a straightforward way of describing HD Widgets. It is a fully functional widget that displays the time and date, and instant weather updates when you’re connected to the Internet.

Fully customizable, it lets you choose among seven [...]

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Wizz Bar Enables App Tray Customization Wizardry for Honeycomb Tablets

by: Dave FerilAugust 30, 2011

Customizability is one of Android’s greatest come-ons, and with customization apps such as Wizz Bar, “Android customization” takes on a new level of meaning.

Recently bumped up to version 1.4, Wizz Bar is a fully customizable application tray ala the Samsung Touchwiz app shortcuts for Android 3.x Honeycomb tablets. Though, in contrast to Samsung’s implementation, this app lets you select what shortcut you want to be placed on it. Nifty, right?

The app tray does not diminish or eclipse the overall beauty of Honeycomb since it only appears as a series of small, almost-barely-discernible dots at the bottom-center spot of the display (just about right in the middle [...]

 
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Leak Photos Show Dual-core Power Packed in Small Tablet Form Factor

by: Dave FerilAugust 29, 2011

Photo leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, rumored to be unveiled in the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin this week, have been circulating the Web. Android Life was able to get their hands on two photos of the soon-to-be-unveiled Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 from an anonymous source.

In comparison to the Galaxy tablets announced last March (Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9), this baby, as the name suggests, would be sporting a 7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display.

The leaked photos show that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 shares the same look of its bigger brothers and also uses the same 30-pin connector for charging. Although, instead of the charging port being [...]

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