It’s easy to get carried away with our mobile devices. There are a number of things that can just take up countless hours of your time. Browse the Internet and get lost in the maze of Wikipedia’s articles or TVTropes’ trope pages. Curious about the new TV series everyone is hyped up about? View videos on YouTube or download the series yourself to see why everyone is crazy over this show. Next thing you’ll know, you’ll be tapping on the Next button without noticing the time. Or, you can sit back and curl up with a number of ebooks. Flip page after electronic page to see to the end the adventure you’ve embarked on.
Unfortunately, your [...]
Quick Note is exactly what you think it would be, which is a little note app that gives you the ability to put notes, as widgets, to yourself on your User Interface (UI). You can either place a note on your UI, or in the app itself, which is more like a to-do list then sticky notes. When creating your note there are a few options you can adjust, for both the in app experience and for the way the widget is displayed itself. You can chose to customize colors, a few styles, font size, and the alignment. The only option difference between posting the note to your UI as opposed to posting it in the actual app, is that you can choose the grid size of the widget, ranging from 1×1 to [...]
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 [...]
As it is, Honeycomb pretty much has everything you need in a tablet interface. It has a lot of outstanding features like the Action Bar, 3D homescreens, visual multitasking and System Bar. Despite that, you still might have that itch to create your own personalized space in your Android 3.0 tablet. Here are some apps to help you tweak your UI and system to your liking.
Widgets 1. Beautiful Widgets (free, €1.49 to buy)
It’s no lie; these widgets are indeed beautiful. If you’ve been looking for some great looking clocks, weather, toggle and battery widgets, this is the one to get.
2. Wizz (free)
If you crave for [...]
One of the reasons I switched over to Android was because a DIY geek like me loves the thrill of customization. My previous smartphone was merely a fancy keyboard on something that could call and text. I rarely installed apps on it or even tinkered with it. Once I got a hold of an Android phone though, everything changed and I was eager to personalize my new Google-powered device.
A lot of people think that hacking involves a lot of work and even more risk. It’s partly true: messing around with the software of your phone might void your warranty and, in extreme cases, turn it into a lifeless brick. The good news is that Android enthusiasts the world over have risen up to [...]
Here’s the first part of my video review of Verizon’s Motorola DROID X Android smartphone. I love the hardware design (no touch sensitive buttons, yay!) and like the look of the display, too. But I really love the new Motorola developed widgets, which are obviously MOTOBLUR based. Check them out, below.