The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are already proving to be amongst the head turners of 2015. From favoring their inhouse Exynos 7 SoC over the Snapdragon 810 SoC (which ended up causing issues to its main rival); to ditching the removable battery and micro sd card slot in favor of a more "premium" device, the flagship duo have a lot going on for them at this stage. Regarding the premium redesign which replaced plastic with metal and glass,...
Facebook and Twitter Updates on Your Home Screens with Facebook and Twitter Magic
Live Wallpapers support is one of the signature features of Android that sets it apart from its competition. While most live wallpapers that we come across serve a merely cosmetic purpose, at times we run into ones that can be quite functional as well. Brought to us by XDA Member stilv, FacebookMagic and TwitterMagic are two simple and minimal Live Wallpapers that bring updates from your Facebook and Twitter accounts to your Android home screen.
Both the apps are pretty much identical when it comes to functionality, and differ only in the social network they support. You simply need to choose the app as your Live Wallpaper, connect your Facebook or Twitter account to it from its settings, and viola: Updates from the social media service will start appearing on your home screen. You have the option to choose between a white and black background, and everything else is kept quite minimal. For the Twitter variant, you can also choose to show updates for a particular #hashtag instead of your timeline.
There is a major limitation in the lite versions of the apps: They offer only a 12 hour update interval, unlike the paid variants that let you choose between 2, 5, 10, 15, 20, or 30 minute update intervals. While it is understandable to offer a premium feature exclusively in the paid version of an app as an incentive for users to buy it and support development, a more practical update interval such as an hour would have been a more suitable choice for the free versions nevertheless.
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Cyanogen Inc. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! CyanogenMod is widely recognized across XDA for its solid performance, great feature set and far-reaching (and also long-lasting) support for all sorts of devices, from...
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.