Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Light Flow – Successive Trackball Colours (No root)
If you own a Nexus One you’ll find a few trackball colour apps around but all require root access. However, if you haven’t gotten round to rooting your device yet, XDA forum member andrewpmoore has written Light Flow an app for non-root users!
Light Flow lets you monitor a number of events and has 2 modes.
Priority mode lets you choose which notification type is most important to you and the trackball will flash in that colour. Succession mode is where the trackball will change colour and cycle through the colours of the notification types.
The modes can be set accordingly for when the phone is on charge or on battery, and the frequency of the colour cycle can also be configured.
Light Flow is available in a lite and paid version and is compatible with Gingerbread, the lite version being available for free on the Market. For more information, head on over to the application thread.
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...