egzthunder1 · Jan 28, 2015

Enjoy Music Your Way with Flare

There are various things that people look for in a music player. Most of them are spread out across various programs. How about having a single music app with lots of customization options? If this sounds interesting, check out Flare!

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 28, 2015

Back Up Your Telephony Data

XDA Recognized Developer bartito presents the new Telephony Data Backup app, to make manual or automated backups of call logs and SMS databases. XDA users get to use the Pro version's features for free!

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 28, 2015 at 07:00 am

Change CyanogenMod 12 Lock Screen Wallpaper

By default, Android uses the same wallpaper for home screen and lock screen. With this guide by XDA Forum Member TheXGX you will learn how to change the latter in just few seconds. If your device is rooted and you are using CM12 as your daily driver, take a look at this thread.

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Jimmy McGee · Jan 28, 2015 at 06:00 am · 1 comment

Amazon Echo vs Google Now – Digital Assistant Showdown!

Two weeks ago, we talked about the must have item from Amazon, the Echo. In the comments there was a lot of discussion about which digital assistant implementation was actually better: Amazon Echo or, the Android standard, Google Now. Is it dependent on whether you want it to me mobile or not? Is it physical hardware versus software? In this episode, XDA TV Producer TK compares Amazon Echo to Google Now in a Digital Assistant Showdown. In this cage match two will enter, how many will...

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 28, 2015 at 05:00 am

Hidden App Ops Found on LG G3 – No Root!

A redditor used Activty Launcher app to find a hidden feature on the LG G3 that is reminiscent of the terminated App Ops that used to block individual permissions. It truly works and unlike many third-party solution, it doesn't even need root. Now make Facebook stop tracking your location!

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 27, 2015

CM12 Nightlies Hit the Note 4!

If you are eager to get nightly ROM fun on your Note 4, the latest Nightly build of CM12 has just arrived! With the new Theme Engine and nightly additions, you might just forget about the S-Pen altogether!

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015

CyanogenMod 12 Dark Gray Theme

XDA Forum Member prashantdrew shared one of his awesome themes. Change the look of your CyanogenMod 12 to gray and enjoy some really dark backgrounds. Take a look now!

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015 at 10:45 pm

Pushbullet Available for iPad, Mac and Safari

One of the most useful tools for Android - Pushbullet - found its way to Mac OS X. The Pushbullet team announced support for Mac OS X and iOS, so if you are using one of these operating systems, head over to the official announcement to learn more.

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015

Runhex Runner

Got good reflexes? Check your skills with this classic jump and survive game by XDA Forum Member dreamhex. Get your fingers ready for the crazy pace with some really nice graphics.

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015

Dark-R Color Theme For CM12

This theme by XDA Forum Member Leo_elstin brings bright colors, sweet looking font and a dark material UI that replaces the boring AOSP look. If you have CyanogenMod 12 installed on your device, take a peek.

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 27, 2015 at 07:20 pm

Cyanogen Talks Theme Engine Details and Decisions

Cyanogen talks about its theme engine and the future of the platform in light of theming integration into AOSP code submitted by Sony. Take a hint as to why they decided to port their thousands of lines of code instead of settling for the upcoming built-in solution.

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015 at 07:00 pm

SWApp Launcher for Android Wear

SWApp Launcher is an interesting choice if you are looking for a good looking and functional launcher for your watch. Head over to the thread by XDA Senior Member cyrilp to find out what this application has to offer.

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015 at 06:46 pm

Feel the #Motolove With Up to $140 Off Your Purchase

Are you planning to get a new Moto X and a Moto 360? If so, you'll be happy to hear that Motorola is offering a promo code worth $140 for $499.99 or $50 for $249.99. Celebrate the Valentines Day with Motorola and read more about the promo.

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Jan 27, 2015 at 06:45 pm

Newest Exynos Tours Geekbench, Destroys SD810

Samsung's latest chipset took a stroll through Geekbench and flexed its muscle at the competition. See how it compares to the mighty Snapdragon 810 and be amazed at the overwhelming amount of green bars in its favor. Good job Samsung!

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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 27, 2015 at 03:30 pm

Automate Your Device With Droid Automation

Applications like Tasker can become very helpful when you are trying to automate your device based on variables. Droid Automation by XDA Forum Member wakdev is a free and easy automation application that can enhance your Android experience. Try it now!

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