Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
CommMgrPro for Android: Full Control at Your Fingertips
For those of you who don’t remember CommMgrPro, allow me to refresh you memory: it’s a Windows Mobile app (no not Windows Phone, Windows Mobile as in that ancient operating system that floats around here on XDA from time to time) that allowed its users to setup complex, detailed scheduling of their device. The user would set up predefined rules: such as from 4pm-6pm on a Monday, turn wifi on, and the device would follow suit.
The app was very popular back in the heyday of Windows Mobile, and a developer by the name of danielherrero has decided to restore it to its former glory!
Based on the design of the original CommMgrPro, this new version is updated for Android! Of course it’s still in the beta stages right now, but development is progressing rapidly. So for those of you who are feeling nostalgic, or are looking for an amazing app to fine tune your device with go and get it here.
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We are delighted to announce that starting on April 20th, a finalized deal with Google will make XDA Developers a software development division for the beloved search giant. This exciting transition will start as early as next week, where new XDA Talent Scouts from Google will browse our forums and reward the best contributors and offer them software development or design positions as well. A new set of XDA Forum Moderators from Google’s Legal Department will also make sure that...