What do the horses in the Xiaomi stable, notably the Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 & Redmi Note 4G have in common with the YU Yureka or the Micromax Canvas Spark, or even the Lenovo A6000 and the A7000? For starters, the mentioned phones are amongst the more value centric Android smartphones, aiming to offer a better deal in terms of specifications and an overall package, than their domestic and foreign competitors in the Indian market. What...
Paper Artist from Galaxy Note 2 on Any Jelly Bean Device
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is one of the most successful current generation Samsung devices. As with the original Galaxy Note, Samsung ships the Note 2 with a few additional apps that are exclusive to the device. Or are they? Not anymore, if the XDA community has a say in it. Just the way the resizable popup video player from the original Galaxy Note was ported to the Galaxy S II, the Paper Artist app from the Note 2 has been ported to work on other devices, thanks to XDA Forum Member tmantanner4.
While it was originally ported for the Galaxy S III, it has worked perfectly fine in our testing on both Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S running Jelly Bean. The app features some killer paper-themed effects that you can add to your photos in one tap. In addition, you can draw on the photo with your finger or a stylus.
Head over to the forum thread, grab the app, sideload it to your phone, and unleash the paper artist inside you.
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The Nexus 7 2013 has been discontinued on the Google Store! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of Xposed 3.0 Alpha 3 and be sure to check out the article talking about the 3D printable microscope for mobile devices. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA...
From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?