There are tons of choices to choose from when looking for a great alarm app for Android. While the stock Clock app for AOSP does the job, it may lack some of the more advanced features from competitors. Let us know what your favorite alarm clock app is for Android and why.
Extreme Measures for Better Battery Life
The quest for better battery life is never-ending: our gadgets seem to never last long enough. There’s an interesting thread in progress over in the Android General forum where user MartyLK is on a crusade to increase the battery life of a few of his Android phones. So far he’s tried removing all homescreen widgets, he’s stopped syncing for apps that don’t need to sync regularly (Twitter, Facebook), and he even reduced the number of homescreen he has down to two. This begs the question: what extreme measures do you put in place to squeeze out every minute of battery life from you Android? Join the discussion!
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Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...