To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
HTC Sense 4-Style Task Switcher for the Sony Xperia SP
If you find yourself a bit bored with the recent apps interface of your Sony Xperia device, I don’t blame you. The bland, square thumbnails that are available on Xperia devices aren’t much of an innovation over the stock Android look. But until the next iteration of Sony’s Timescape UI, we are left hoping for something more interesting to appear. But what can we do until then? Well, Xperia SP users can switch things up a bit with a Sense 4.0-styled Task Switcher mod.
Thanks to efforts by XDA Senior Member kuriboo, the Xperia SP now has a mod that allows users to experience the much better looking, 3D recent apps interface HTC devices running Sense 4.0 have. Once the mod has been installed, tapping the recent apps button greets you with full sized, horizontally scrolling 3D thumbnails of your recent apps. Additionally, your mini apps interface is left untouched. The mod comes in a handy flashable ZIP package. And based on community feedback, it is compatible with the official Android 4.3 firmware.
So if you’ve been looking for a way to switch up the look of switching apps on your Xperia SP, be sure to check out the mod in its original thread for more information.
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.