If Cyanogen Inc. has its way, you won’t be forced into the Google services if you use Android. Until then, a lot of us are fully invested into the Google ecosystem. We listen to our music on Google Play Music. However, the Google Play Music app could benefit from some tweaks. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds some customization options into Google Play Music. XDA Senior Member Maxr1998 offers...
Samsung Galaxy S Tools Application
If you’re looking for an all round ‘tools’ app for your Samsung Galaxy S, have a look at the SGS Tools Android application written by XDA forum member Fr4gg0r.
The tool has a multitude of functions, which include:
- Secret codes list (currently 31 codes)
- System clean up (delete system apps)
- MarketFix (sets fingerprint of build.prop to JF3 (2.1) and clears the Market cache
- HomeScreen settings – set default HomeScreen
- Move SGS Tools to system
- Run a script (written as .txt files)
- Add shortcuts to HomeScreens including commands e.g. shutdown, reboot
SGS Tools is available to download free in the application thread. Additionally, if you are an Android Developer beginner, the XDA dev has kindly offered to show/explain the code!
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Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....