Jimmy McGee · Feb 28, 2013 at 02:30 pm

App Review: Fast App Switching with Sidebar – XDA Developer TV

Launchers come in many shapes and sizes, and they come in many formats. Today we will be talking about a quick launcher-type application. This is a type of application where you can put shortcut to your most used apps in a convenient place. Some apps like this put the shortcuts in your notification panel, others have a gesture controlled pop-up.

XDA Senior Member Mohammad_Adib has an app that functions as a drawer that you can put on the side of your screen. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Sidebar. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.

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Emil Kako · Feb 26, 2015 at 12:30 pm · 1 comment

What Bugs You Most About Google’s Play Store?

Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Feb 26, 2015 at 11:32 am · 1 comment

Watches: Luxurious Frivolity vs. Humble Practicality

Smartwatches still have a lot of growing up to do. Not too long ago the latest Canalys figures revealed a rather disappointing outcome for 2014, something we covered with the ultimate conclusion that, once again, smartwatches had no year. The direction of smartwatches is unclear to even the biggest OEMs, and with every new option there seems to be polarizing dissonances from what people and OEMs want and what they both think they want. We've documented many of the reasons as to...

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Mathew Brack · Feb 26, 2015 at 10:28 am · no comments

Do ISPs Abuse Their Power?

Every day, the majority of us use the internet through several different internet service providers, but what we may not think about whilst using this service is how much control these companies have over our experience. AT&T recently launched their rival to the Google Fiber service and subsequently looked for a way to further monetize on their offering. For an extra $29 on top of the $70 monthly charge, you can buy your privacy back from them. Otherwise expect online adverts...

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