Continuing from last week, the LG Nexus 4 / LG Optimus Nexus / LG Nexus G / we don’t know what the final name is, posed for a whole bunch of high resolution photographs putting last weeks blurry pics to shame. We saw leaked specs and even a little mini review of the prototype Nexus all thanks to the Belarusian website, Onliner. It seems the Nexus 7 32GB edition might just be real after all. Loves us some leaks.
This week was one of those dream weeks in the Android world. Not only did we see a lot of rumors, we saw a completely new version of Android drop on the world. Android 4.1.2 was released this week for a few Nexus devices. The Nexus 7, GSM Galaxy Nexus and [...]
This week we’re back with your favorite Kickstarter Android Launcher, Chameleon. As you may recall, this wasn’t our first go with the HTML5 based widget launcher, we had an exclusive interview with Chameleon when it all began back in early August. This week they dropped version 1.0 to the Play Store and we went live with them again to bring you all the goodies such as widget API’s, upcoming widgets and performance increases. Besides Chameleon, other popular apps had some hefty updates and overhauls this week. Google Maps added a few features, Facebook began copying Google+ features again, and Twitter had some impressive updates.
Android as a whole hit [...]
CyanogenMod 10 ROMs based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean are found virtually everywhere as new Android devices are constantly being added to the list. This new update from the CyanogenMod development team comes in the form of a modification that will change the old boot animation found on most CM10 ROMs. If you have recently flashed CM7 or CM9 ROMs before, then you’re probably familiar with the boot animations that usually show the CyanogenMod mascot in blue named Cid.
This MOD replaces the animation, and replaces it with a clean logo of CyanogenMod, which is more appealing and best describes the CyanogenMod Team. The MOD is only available for the Samsung Galaxy S2 [...]
You just have to love the things created by the hardworking developers in the XDA Developers community because they’re continuously improving our lives and end-user experience. Take, for instance, what XDA Developers member vicino has done to make the Recent Apps switcher look and function better on the Galaxy Nexus.
The native Recent Apps switcher in both Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean allows you to see what recent apps are running in the background and also preview their respective app screens. But, vicino has taken it further and styled it.
The modification is easy to install. It only requires flashing a package in [...]