The FCC has ruled on Net Neutrality! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Pebble Time Kickstarter and be sure to stay tuned for even more mobile world congress announcements! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday...
Generic Widget Lockscreen – Beta Testers Required
If you are a fan of widgets on your Android device, then you might be interested to hear about XDA member FireZenk‘s Generic Widget Lockscreen.
GWL is a new free Lockscreen that focuses on the comprehensive use of widgets on the lockscreen. Additionally, users can develop their own widget that will help unlock the screen and become the ‘GWL unlock button’. GWL also supports existing Android widgets.
The XDA dev has also provided a mini-SDK so that you can design your own release buttons and widgets and is looking for beta testers before officially releasing to the Market.
To sign up and download the beta and to provide feedback, head on over to the application thread.
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Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
Smartwatches still have a lot of growing up to do. Not too long ago the latest Canalys figures revealed a rather disappointing outcome for 2014, something we covered with the ultimate conclusion that, once again, smartwatches had no year. The direction of smartwatches is unclear to even the biggest OEMs, and with every new option there seems to be polarizing dissonances from what people and OEMs want and what they both think they want. We've documented many of the reasons as to...