April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Galaxy S 4 Weather Widget and Launcher on all JB Devices
Occasionally after rooting and installing an AOSP-derived ROM, you may become nostalgic and want a taste of the OEM-skinned life. OK, we’ll admit it: The main reason why most users root and install a custom ROM is to remove the TouchWizes and Senses that mar our overall Android experience in the first place.
That said, there are some who genuinely enjoy the aforementioned custom UIs. And if you’re one who cares for Samsung’s TouchWiz, specifically the version emulating the look found on the Galaxy S 4, you’re in luck.
XDA Senior Member emwno ported the launcher and Accuweather widget to all devices running Jelly Bean. So far it has been tested and reported working on AOSP-derived ROMs such as CM10 and CM10.1, as well as various manufacturer-skinned releases. It has resources for XXHDPI, XHDPI, HDPI, and MDPI devices. However, if you’re running TouchWiz on an MDPI device, you are currently out of luck. However, we don’t imagine too many users who are already running TouchWiz would be installing this in the first place.
If you’d like to get a little taste of the Galaxy S 4’s interface, head over to the application thread and give emwno’s port a try.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....