Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Handcent 4.0 Public Beta Now Available
If you’re one of those people who simply aren’t satisfied with the stock SMS application on your device then theres a good chance you’ve tried Handcent as an alternative. Of all the third party SMS applications available Handcent certainly seems to be one of the most customisable and intuitive.
Version 4.0 of this incredibly popular application has been in private beta for a while but now it’s available to the public here on XDA Developers. This is the seventh beta build and there are still a few minor bugs to be ironed out but I’m sure that won’t stop many of you from taking this new version for a spin.
New features include;
- Handcent Talk – Allows you to bind your phone number and send text messages for free using the Handcent network.
- Greater customization
- Improved compatibility with iOS messaging from iPhones
- Full ICS Support
- New Widget
- Doesn’t enter batch mode correctly.
- Some modded users may experience theme compatibility issues when using themes of white text on dark backgrounds.
You can find the original release here.
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...