Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Honeycomb Music Player Cloud Sync Working on Android 2.3.3
Remember back at Google I/O 2010, when Vic Gundorta announced that sometime in the near future, your entire home music library would be available on your mobile device, through the cloud? Well, it looks like that sometime is now. Using the Honeycomb music player alongside the newer Android 2.3.3 CyanogenMod 7 Nightlies (in reality, any Android 2.3.3 ROM), XDA member WhiteWidows has reported that his entire desktop music library is now available from the streaming comfort of his little green robot. Several other users have reported success with this as well.
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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...
As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.