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...
Prevent Your Screen From Switching to Landscape with Rotation Toggle
Minor, yet useful widget for Android devices. This small app for Android created by XDA member mlbl allows you to turn the auto rotate screen feature on or off. This is a rather useful shortcut particularly if your device has a very sensitive accelerometer and rotates the screen at the slightest tilt.
Take a look at it and if you have any feedback or suggestions, make sure that you let the dev know.
Rotation toggler is essentially an auto-rotate screen toggler application that allows you to enable or disable android’s auto-rotate feature. This is useful especially when you don’t want the screen to change its orientation when say..you’re reading an ebook or browsing a site and don’t want your browser to change its orientation. Just long press on the search button and select “rotation toggler” or launch the application in your app drawer and toggle the auto-rotation on or off. It is just that simple! Don’t forget to try my other free apps. Ad-supported (requires and uses internet connection ONLY if you launch the app via app drawer).
You can find more information in the widget thread.
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SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...
Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.