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...
Keep Tabs on Your Phone’s Juice with Battery Buddy
Have you ever wanted a very strange way of keeping track of whether or not your phone is plugged in and charging? We’re guessing the answer to that is probably not. However, for those who like standing out, Battery Buddy by XDA Forum Member CurlyY may provide the requisite entertainment.
Battery Buddy is literally just that. It is a “buddy” that says certain things to you when you plug and unplug your battery. There are various voice options available such as a mobster, a turkey, a sheep, and a sultry female.
Despite the application’s not so serious attitude and intentions, it actually could have a very practical benefit as well for those with less than ideal micro USB connectors or inconstant power conditions (such as a car’s cigarette lighter). After all, nothing’s worse than setting your phone to charge, only to realize that it wasn’t actually charging at all. Yes, you could actually look for the change in your notification bar’s power icon, but ain’t nobody got time for dat. After all, that’s probably why several OEM skins incorporate similar functionality, albeit with slightly more tasteful sounds.
Those who want a little bit of a greeting every time their device is given some juice can get the goods in the application thread.
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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.