If Cyanogen Inc. has its way, you won’t be forced into the Google services if you use Android. Until then, a lot of us are fully invested into the Google ecosystem. We listen to our music on Google Play Music. However, the Google Play Music app could benefit from some tweaks. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds some customization options into Google Play Music. XDA Senior Member Maxr1998 offers...
Dial’em All Updated with Material Design Goodness
From its humble beginnings back in April of this year to its more recent and feature packed updates since, we’ve talked quite a bit about XDA Senior Member luciferabby‘s creation Dial’em All. For those who don’t remember, the premise of the app is simple: Instead of manually scrolling through your app drawer or endless home screens to find that certain app you’re looking for, you open the T9-enabled app dialer and search for the desired app in a manner similar to Spotlight on Mac OS X or Launchy and Start Button Search on Windows.
As time went on, the app eventually incorporated quite a bit of added functionality such as the ability to search your entire phone and even dial and communicate with phone contacts–in addition to the core app dialing functionality. Now, Dial’em All has been given another major update, and this time, it’s in the form of a major visual makeover to Android L-inspired Material Design goodness. The latest update brings us to version 6.0.1, and in addition to the Android L-inspired design, you’re now able to send messages to contacts, and the overall performance has been improved.0
If you’re a veteran Dial’em All user or you’re just now finding out about this great replacement dialer, it’s as good of a time as ever to head over to the Dial’em All app thread and give it a shot.
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Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....