Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Swan Songs are Copyrighted, Too – XDA TV
After a short hiatus, azrienoch is back with the XDA TV Recap. This week, he focuses on the major events of the last few weeks, like the SOPA and PIPA blackout, XDA’s coverage of CES 2012, AT&T’s raised rates to pay for the breakup fee with T-Mobile, and the latest threat to the freedom of “piracy”, which is a secret treaty called ACTA. Then azrienoch hones in on the expiration of the DMCA exemption for jailbreaking and rooting devices, presenting an aspect of its impact you may have never heard before. Click on for this week’s recap!
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Lollipop brought a revamp to the lockscreen, taking away custom widgets but showing your notifications instead. If you're a fan of that, you might want an easier way to check your notifications as they come in, without losing your current lockscreen. Glimpse Notifications by XDA Senior Member xrad offers just that. You'd normally have to turn your screen on manually to see your notifications. Instead, Glimpse Notifications will do it for you when a notification comes in. That doesn't mean...
As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.