More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Set Web Content as a Live Wallpaper on your Android Device
Thanks to XDA member _miha_ and their development of WebLiveWallpaper you can now set content that is on the internet as your live wallpaper. It is a free app and have many practical uses such as watching a streaming feed from your home security camera to a ski resort to watch the weather conditions.
The app allows for you to set the following as backgrounds:
- Internet Webcam
- Image Gallery
And had many more uses as it can connect to internet streams. As quoted from the OP, it does the following:
I always wanted a real live wallpaper displaying something from the web instead of just a picture or offline animation. For me it is really useful because I can keep an eye on my favourite webcam over the day and decide to go there if the conditions stay or improve. A lot of other use cases should be possible …
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