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...
MultiPack++ Makes Post Install Customization a Breeze
Most of us have at one time or another have flashed a ROM which required the core Google apps (GAPPS) to be flashed separately from the ROM itself. Many of you have probably also taken steps to immediately customize whichever ROM it is you are installing. It’s this process that has prompted XDA Recognized Contributor tantrums has to create MultiPack++, a package that allows you to do both in one easy step.
MultiPack++ is a separate zip that is to be flashed after any CM/AOKP/AOSP ROM exactly as you would with a regular GAPPS package, the difference here is that it’s made using the Aroma Installer and therefore allows you to pick exactly which of the Google Apps you want to install, while at the same time giving you the option to remove any system apps you don’t want. As if that weren’t convenient enough, it also includes numerous other features such as the option to install different launchers, fonts, and even a GPS fix for those who may require it.
The current version is based on the latest GAPPS package, and available from it’s forum thread. So check it out if you think this might save you a bit of time in tweaking your newly installed ROM.
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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.