POSTS TAGGED: Android 3.x (Honeycomb)
Posted November 29, 2014 at 01:00 pm by egzthunder1
We’ve all been there at one point or another. You take out your device to open an app to look for something and you find yourself wasting about a minute fumbling through hundreds of installed apps in your device while frantically swiping up, down, left, and right in order to find the app you set out to find. This is just one instance and if you are a busy individual, the likelihood of this happening several times a day is quite high. There are alternatives that have come with the evolution of Android such as the use of folders, multiple desktop environments, and even some launchers which come with the ability to categorize your apps either alphabetically, by installation date or by whichever way you feel (your o. . . READ ON »
Posted July 14, 2014 at 04:30 am by egzthunder1
Are you tired of Temple Run, Despicable Me 2, and and the rest of those runner games out there? Would you like to try a simpler, yet more fluid game that will keep you hooked for a while? Then keep on reading because XDA Forum Member Karriz brings you something that will fill you with joy for a little while. The one thing that characterizes most runner games is the fact that the obstacles are either fixed or move in a very similar pattern time and time again with the only difficulty being that they come faster as time progresses. Well, this is where this game, called Debris Cascade, outshines the competition.
In Debris Cascade, your objective is to survive the never stopping amount of space trash floating aroun. . . READ ON »
Posted June 13, 2014 at 03:00 am by egzthunder1
The craze over birds in the mobile gaming world just won’t go away. Every time we feel that we have gotten over Angry Birds or the ever so infuriating Flappy Birds, we seem to stumble into the madness that involves feathered creatures once again. This is where XDA Forum Member email@example.com comes in, with his latest creation, Last Bird Standing.
Last Bird Standing is a game that is based on the retro Atari game Joust. The objective of the game is quite simple. As its name states, the point is to survive all the other birds that are trying to get rid of you in every level. You eliminate your opponents by jumping on them à la Mario. And much in the same fashion as with the beloved Italian plumber, y. . . READ ON »
Posted February 25, 2013 at 06:00 pm by egzthunder1
For most people, this is an old tune, one to which they have danced before: the eternal promise of extending battery life, making your device smooth and silky as the time it was taken out of the box. We have had these programs such as task managers, app killers, RAM savers, and so on for a very long time. The truth of the matter is that Android is actually quite capable of handling apps in a very efficient manner, and more often than not, these are not normally needed. Also, the available RAM on most newer devices certainly makes them obsolete (for newer gen devices anyways). Furthermore, leaving programs in RAM (when available) prevents the need to relaunch them the next time you open them. However, when a new approach . . . READ ON »
Posted January 18, 2013 at 08:00 am by jerdog
As mobile devices have evolved, so have the tools for performing every day tasks. What used to require Microsoft Office on a standard computer can now be accomplished with various mobile applications that can create, edit, and view Office documents (because Microsoft still can’t figure out how to mobilize their mammoth, memory-hungry, piece of… oh never mind). Further expanding the analogy, we used to use apps like Notepad to edit text files, and now we have a bevy of apps on the desktop that allow you to not only edit a text file, but also features color-coding for different programming languages.
Sure, we have a number of text editors on mobile, but many of them try to be all things to all people. No. . . READ ON »
Posted October 12, 2012 at 08:00 am by jerdog
If there’s one thing you may hate but may not be able to live without (and no, I am not talking about your significant other), it is the alarm clock. Some people have an internal one and have the uncanny ability to wake up 5 minutes earlier than their alarm; others have one that sits across the room and is the equivalent of the entire cast of the 12 Days of Christmas parading around your room. Either way, you still have an alarm clock. I, personally, use my phone as mine, and it is set to give me the peaceful sounds of AC/DC’s Back in Black. To each his own, right?
Posted May 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm by Jimmy McGee
If you are looking for a recipe for fun, XDA Forum Member Dimmerg has a recommendation for you. He recommends that you try his Garden Troopers dish. To make this delicious dish Dimmerg has made the following recipe.
- 1 (16 ounce) package frozen yogurt
- 2 large tomatoes, diced
- 2 large cucumber, peeled and diced
- 2 game modes, sliced
- 5 difficulties, julienned
- 10 game fields, raised and dried
- A handful of entertainment
- In a large bowl combine tomatoes, cucumbers, frozen yogurt and a handful of entertainment. Refrigerate overnight, or for at least 1 hour.
- Split into two smaller bowls, and one game mode to each bowl. Mix to combine.
- Mix the 5 difficulties in a blender
- Take each small bowl an
Posted May 26, 2012 at 10:30 pm by Conan Troutman
With the introduction of Android 4.0, came the facial recognition unlock feature (or gimmick to some). While far from being a secure way of preventing unwanted access to your device, it adds an extra layer of security that requires less effort to use than traditional methods. Inspired by this, XDA member adnanahmad1786 has developed FaceLock for Apps, which takes the same concept and allows you to protect specific applications with facial recognition. Furthermore, it’s compatible with Gingerbread for those of you yet to receive the ICS goods.
The free version allows users to lock Settings, Play Store, Task Manager, and one application of choice. While this is by no means a way of completely securi. . . READ ON »
Posted May 1, 2012 at 11:30 pm by Former Writer
For those running the latest and greatest Android has to offer, you may have noticed that USB Mass Storage has gone missing on many devices. For years, USB Mass Storage was the de facto way for users to connect their devices to their computers and transfer just about anything. Opting instead to go with MTP, many devices running Honeycomb, and now Ice Cream Sandwich, have removed USB Mass Storage entirely because it doesn’t require storage to be dismounted in order to connect.
While many are perfectly content with MTP, there are others who dislike its lack of native support on OS X and how initial connection can sometimes take a long time. In an effort to solve this problem for Samsung Galaxy Nexus ow. . . READ ON »