The LG G4 has a lot to prove, given that last year’s LG G3 was among the best smartphones of 2014. The Global Mobile Awards given out during the time of MWC 2015 named it the Smartphone of The Year (SOTY?) alongside the iPhone 6, and at the time of its release it packed the very best in Android specifications, from the powerful Snapdragon 801 to the class-leading 1440p display. The camera, battery life and feature set were also deemed...
Dark Themed Google+ App Saves Your OLED-Screened Device’s Battery and Your Sense of Style
If the blacked out Dropbox application we covered earlier has left you wanting more dark themed goodness, XDA forum member ecsnead69 has released a similarly themed Google+ APK. As part of his ever expanding Blacked Out series, this themed application gives the app a sleek new look.
Before you write this off as purely eye candy, keep in mind that this will noticeably increase battery life on devices with OLED screens. In the words of the theme creator:
This version is 98% complete, I have two smali edits that I need to talk with raidzero about, but I felt it was still ready to release….
Let me know if you find any issues and please try to include a screenshot, thanks!
For some reason the app may FC when first signing in, don’t worry about it just open it again and it will be fine from then on out……
If you feel like giving your Google+ a sleek new look, be sure to continue on to the application thread!
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