Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Easter Spirit in LWP – Easter Egg Hidden!
You may remember about a month ago, we wrote an article about a LWP made by XDA members nemuro and xaffron. This wallpaper was a Honeycomb themed creation and “the first decent honeycomb live wallpaper” in the own words of the creators. We normally don’t re-feature LWP on the Portal unless the changes between versions have been substantial. Well, this one in particular, aside from bug, speed, and stability fixes as well as landscape support, and low battery drain, has a very special “something” hidden inside. In the spirit of Google’s Easter egg (which ended up being a hidden wallpaper), and considering that we are a day away from Easter, the devs decided to play for a bit and hid something in the app. They have only mentioned that it is a surprise and that any further information would reveal a tad too much.
So, aside from rocking this great looking LWP, make sure that you don’t miss the fact that there is something awaiting to be found. Have you found it yet? If so, please leave your comments.
- 1.10 – Easter Egg included. Let the Easter Egg hunt begin.
- NO ADS AT ALL!
- Tablet support!
- HD Look
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
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