This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
Remove Notification Tray Music Controls on the LG Optimus 3D
If you have an LG Optimus 3D, you’ve surely noticed the music controls in your notifications bar. While those may come really handy for quickly controlling your music playback, they can be a waste of space if you don’t listen to music much or would prefer to use a different media player. Unfortunately, even uninstalling the stock music player doesn’t really remove these controls. That’s why XDA Member [Headcrash] has shared a method to get rid of these once and for all.
The hack involves extracting and decompiling your SystemUI.apk file. For those who don’t mind decompiling and recompiling APKs, the method is simple, clear, and straightforward.
You can find the complete instructions in the original thread.
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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
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