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Google Nexus 7: How to activate the full tablet UI instead of the phone UI

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Only a few have felt and experienced Google’s latest Nexus 7 tablet, but modifications and hacks for the highly anticipated tablet have started to sprout like mushrooms. Among these modifications is a mod that lets users experience a full tablet user interface (UI) on the Nexus 7, instead of the default phone UI that it comes with. While critics are beginning to scrutinize every detail of the Nexus 7, the ever hardworking devs from XDA Developers are doing their homework to improve the Nexus 7 experience. The modification to enable a full tablet UI on the device is a tweak…

Samsung looking at a neat new folder organization system for Android

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by 2 years ago
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Let’s face it. The proprietary UIs used by manufacturers to customize the Android OS, such as HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz, haven’t been the most popular ideas with users. Granted, overlays provide a way for the device manufacturer to stand out. But things have only been getting slightly better now, with the more streamlined HTC Sense 4.0 and Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX. Luckily, the open-source nature of Android means that there are ways to get around the manufacturers intrusions into the Android experience. That of course doesn’t mean that OEMs will stop tweaking their products, in the hope that consumers will…

How to install the LG UI 3.0 Launcher on any Android phone or tablet

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Have you seen LG’s latest proprietary UI? The LG UI 3.0 really looks great and it’s very smooth, too. If you are bored with your current UI and you’ve been imagining what the LG UI 3.0 would look like on your device, imagine no more. It’s available for all Android devices so you can try it no matter what your device is. Many people are scrambling to get the amazing goodies brought by the Samsung Galaxy S3, just like the TouchWiz 5 which has already been ported to several Android devices, and it’s not going to stop until everyone gets…