Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Impressive CM7-Inspired 3D Boot Animation Blows Your Bootloader’s Mind
Remember the Android vs Apple boot animation we presented a couple of weeks ago? Perhaps you’re a CyanogenMod 7 user who likes the idea of having a new boot animation, but wants to stick with something a little closer to home. Thanks to XDA forum member Six6Sicks, we now have two new options to spice up our otherwise-boring boot sequence.
Installation is relatively painless and basically consists of replacing the bootanimation.zip from your /system/media folder. This should work on all WVGA Android devices.
Be sure to continue to the original thread if you’re feeling adventurous and want to appease your sense of style.
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