More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Android App Review: Live Weather – XDA Developer TV
If you want to get updates about the weather, there are many apps that can help. Some people even like to know the weather in other parts of the world to see what their friends and families are experiencing. But what if you have a dream of being a weatherman? What application gives you a national weather map?
XDA Senior Member sylsau offers up an application that gives you more than just the temperate, it gives you a national weather map. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Live Weather. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.
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