Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Align Your Squares With the Fully Playable Blocks Live Wallpaper for Android
Remember that fancy Tetris Live Wallpaper we saw back in October that allowed you to watch the timelessly classic game from the comfort of your home screen? Well, unfortunately for all of us, the powers that be decided that having Tetris in the name was grounds for removal from the Android Market.
All is not lost, however, as XDA moderator Jug6ernaut has been hard at work, taking this opportunity to make substantial improvements to the wallpaper-game. While before it just allowed users to watch the pieces fall, now users are able to actually play the game right from their home screens, a first for Android live wallpapers. The end result is that the revamp has made the live wallpaper even more appealing than ever before!
Tetris Live Wallpaper Pro got removed bc it had “tetris” in the name. So i took the chance to totally revamp it.
I am proud to present “Blocks Live Wallpaper Pro” a truly revolutionary Android application. Blocks Live Wallpaper is the FIRSTand ONLY program on the market that is both a Live Wallpaper and a Game in one! There is a free ad supported version and Pro version with no ads and more features. Here is the exert from the market post.
With both free and premium versions, what more could you want? Be sure to continue on to the original thread to make your home screens even more captivating.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...