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...
So Many Clocks with UltimaTIME
Clock widgets usually have their homes on the home screens of any Android phone, making them a practical and artistic centerpiece. Despite there being a whole range of clock widgets in the Play market, very few gather a variety of designs into one single app for the users to choose from. Luckily, UltimaTIME is here.
Developed by XDA Recognized Developer QuantumFoam and Senior Member CorryRox, UltimaTIME brings together a whole collection of analog clock widgets of various differing styles for Android users to choose from and decorate their home screens with. Given that the free version of UltimaTIME consists of sixty different styles; gamers, movie-goers, and minamalists will surely find something that suits their tastes. The developer has also included a link in the app to request for certain styles. The developer active and responsive in the original thread, so suggestions and feedback are encouraged in thread. UltimaTIME work with Android versions 1.6 and newer. Designs span from simplistic logos such as Android and Nexus, to games including Mario and Angry birds.
A more comprehensive feature list along with more details can be found in the original thread.
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
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...