Lollipop brought a revamp to the lockscreen, taking away custom widgets but showing your notifications instead. If you're a fan of that, you might want an easier way to check your notifications as they come in, without losing your current lockscreen. Glimpse Notifications by XDA Senior Member xrad offers just that. You'd normally have to turn your screen on manually to see your notifications. Instead, Glimpse Notifications will do it for you when a notification comes in. That doesn't mean...
Google Stops Selling Nexus One’s in their Online Stores
After running into a thread started by XDA member niftydl, we learned that in a weird turn of events, Google announced this last Friday that they would be pulling the plug on their online sales for the Nexus One. They will restrict the sales to certain markets and to registered developers only.
It seems that even though the development of the Android platform is in full force and taking larger market shares as time goes by, it simply wasn’t enough to keep the software giant interested in selling N1 to consumers. This may also be due to Google working on the Nexus’ replacement, but this is only speculation at this point.
Again, keep in mind that this does not mean that the Nexus One will cease to exist all of the sudden. What this means is that it will be that much harder to get one now.
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