Ever since its initial release nearly one year ago, we’ve talked quite a bit about the GravityBox Xposed Module by XDA Recognized Contributor C3C076. Initially offering features such as Pie Controls, expanded desktop, status bar quick settings tile management, and much more, GravityBox has always offered a very robust feature set. And over the past year, we’ve seen GravityBox receive KitKat compatibility through a separate branch, as well as plenty of new features, and all of this has helped the module evolve into an essential module for countless users.
Now, GravityBox for Android 4.4 KitKat has been updated to version 3.2.0. In this new version for free users, C3C076 has tweaked quick settings management and added the ability to define headset plug and unplug actions. The changes to quick settings allow you to set an extended battery info tile and show temperature, voltage, and battery percentage within the tile.
C3C076 also introduced additional functionality for users who donate using in app purchases. This includes a new “Heads Up mode” for notifications, which takes advantage of hidden code within KitKat that allows the Android OS to show you notifications in a floating window, which can be expanded with a two-finger swipe. Normally, we wouldn’t even bother mentioning a paid feature, but it’s important to note that since the project is fully open source (including Ultimate Notification Control with Heads Up mode), users are free to modify and compile a version for themselves without any restrictions.
If you’re an Xposed user, there’s really no reason to not give GravityBox a try. You can get started by heading over to the module thread. And those wanting to learn more about what went into 3.2.0 should visit the changelog post. And once again, users looking to build on the project themselves should head over to the project GitHub.
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