Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
Improve Your Multitasking with Sidebar Plus
When available time is at a minimum and you’re trying to perform tasks as efficiently as possible, multitasking is key. And in order to best do this, it is important to have easy access to your common applications, most often used functions, and relevant information. Luckily the freedom of Android allows us to add this functionality when necessary with the appropriate add-on application.
XDA Forum Member leducbao aims to make multitasking more efficient with his application Sidebar Plus. Currently in its first beta, the app creates various sidebars of your choosing. You can put various items in the sidebars such as apps, contacts, commonly accessed settings, shortcuts, and DashClock extensions. Furthermore, you can add widgets to the sidebars for glanceable information. You can also create multiple bars, as well as change the visuals and trigger options for the bars.
Get the goods and test the beta over in the application thread. Make sure you leave feedback for the developer as he further refines his app.
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SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.