Their Halo theme is one we’ve been excited for, and have kept track of throughout. There is a lot of cool stuff about Paranoid Android ROMs, but Halo brings the Chathead feature to us on a wider scale. Rather than being focussed on Facebook Messenger, as Home was, Halo brings those cool little pop-ups to just about every app you have. Now that's exciting!
Paranoid Android HALO notification support shown on video
For those not aware, HALO is a whole lot like chat heads for Facebook Home, except it works with just about any app. The goal for HALO is to be your all inclusive notification center, and I must say I’m impressed with it.
Read on for more info, and a video!
First look at Paranoid Android’s HALO (hint: it’s phenomenal)
Now, if HALO looks like Facebook Home to you, that’s because it is meant to. Paranoid Android makes no bones about that. They have no problem at all telling us where their inspiration came from, but that’s about where it ends.
It's a brilliant function. Read on for more!
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