There are tons of choices to choose from when looking for a great alarm app for Android. While the stock Clock app for AOSP does the job, it may lack some of the more advanced features from competitors. Let us know what your favorite alarm clock app is for Android and why.
New XDA Feature: Vote to Front Page
Today we launched the XDA forum redesign for everyone (which we hope you are enjoying, minus the few bugs that we are still working to fix). One of the many new features of the redesign is the “Vote to front page” button, as you can see in the attached screenshot. The button can be found in any thread view in the forums. This is an experimental feature that we hope you will use. If you see a news-worthy thread, hit the button, and your vote will rack up in a queue that our News Writers are keeping an eye on. The threads that get sufficient votes will make it to the front page. Note that you must be logged in to vote.
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Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...
Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...