Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
RR33 Finger Keyboard 2 Skins, WP7 Style
Like your current keyboard but sometime wish you could add a bit more flavor to it? Well if you are into the new movement towards Windows Phone 7 themes then you will love the work done here by RR33. With a lot of hard work he has brought to light a new on-screen keyboard based on the new Windows Phone 7 style of keyboards. The keyboard features portrait and landscape and it also includes a nice arrows bar. This is for just about every screen resolution including QVGA, WQVGA, VGA, and WVGA. You also have the choice to include the arrow bar or not.
I’ve completely remade layouts to suit my skins : replaced popup key by pressed key effect, added predTXT to all versions, added landscape arrows bar
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...