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 your Device Screen Awake for Select Apps with KeepScreen
Practically every mobile device has an automatic screen timeout feature built-in and enabled by default to save battery life. Android allows you to disable screen timeout when the device is charging, but you might also want to keep it from timing out when you have certain apps running—even when untethered from the charger. While several apps like media players and ebook readers do have wakelocks built-in, many usually don’t. That’s where KeepScreen can come handy. It does one thing by allowing you to specify the apps for which you don’t want the screen to time out.
The app was originally developed by AxDroid and released on the Play Store for free. However, it had several bugs that needed to be fixed, and was apparently abandoned by the developers. After trying to contact the developers to no avail, XDA Senior Member elesbb decided to fix it himself. He then ironed out the quirks and shared it with us. It even works when you have the Galaxy S3’s Smart Stay eye-tracking feature enabled, as long as the currently active app has been added to KeepScreen’s whitelist.
You can grab a copy of the app from the forum 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.