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...
Restore Car Dock Mode on Android 4.2
While the vast majority of the changes made to Android for Jelly Bean’s version 4.2 refresh have been well received, a few differences such as the reworked Bluetooth stack and the removal of the ability for car apps to hook to the home button have irked many users. Thankfully, there is a fix for the latter, coming in the form of an Xposed module.
Taking advantage of XDA Recognized Developer rovo89‘s incredibly versatile framework, Senior Member MohammadAG has created an open source module that restores car dock mode in Android 4.2 to how it worked in previous versions. While users could previously bypass the limitation by using either a custom ROM such as CyanogenMod 10.1 or a third-party app such as this one, the former is (obviously) not available to those who aren’t on CM10.1 and the latter doesn’t allow an additional press of the home button to return users to the launcher’s default home screen.
While the module itself has only been tested on the developer’s own Galaxy S III, it should be compatible with any device running Android 4.2, as long as the manufacturer hasn’t removed startDockOrHome(). Installation is just as simple as with any other Xposed module, and just as safe as well. Continue to the modification thread to get started. And if you’re curious to see the code involved, head over to MohammadAG’s Github.
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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.