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...
Firefox For Android Now Optimized For Tablets
Just shortly after the desktop version, Mozilla has also bumped the Android version of its popular open source browser Firefox to 9.0, bringing an all-new user interface to tablet users.
In landscape mode, tabs are now shown on the left side as thumbnails, with a swipe to the left hiding the tab bar for more screen estate, while in portrait, tabs are listed in a menu. You can also access all your browsing history, open tabs, bookmars and saved passwords from other Firefox installations on both desktop and mobile through Firefox Sync, all presented nicely on the “Awesome Screen” (probably referring to the Awesome Bar, which is how Mozilla likes to call the address bar in desktop Firefox).
For developers, many new HTML5 features have been added, including the ability to access the built-in camera, for example to scan bar codes.
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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....