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.
Keep Your Phone Awake with SmartStay Ex – XDA Developers TV
One of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s cool features is the “Smart Stay.” The feature will prevent your screen from timing out when you are reading something or browsing the web. However this feature is limited to the Galaxy S III. But fear not! Here at XDA Developers we are full of people who see a cool feature, then work hard to get it on other devices. XDA Senior Member elnoxvie offers SmartStay EX.
Newcomer to XDA Developer TV TK reviews the application, showing its features and comparing it to the native functionality on the Samsung Galaxy S III. He reviews what features he likes and talks about the application. Take a minute to review this video.
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