April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Change Your Android LCD Density With This App
Having the ability to change the density (which is more like your resolution) to something different is a feature that’s hard to get with Android, but not anymore. This simple application was released just this weekend and allows you to change the pixel density of your device to something that you might like more. Created by XDA member ex87, this application is still not 100% complete, but so far its safe and looks good from the provided video.
Here is a little information that the dev has provided for us:
Here video from app I’m developing:
Idea is simple – change LCD density without modifying build.prop and almost on the fly.
Application will change LCD density in system, changes will not survive reboot (so if you have wrong settings, pull out battery or restart device and you are back to old settings). For now best way to change density is to reload Android software stack (it will seems like crash but it’s intended to be this way).
If your density is not enough for you, adjust it over at the thread
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