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Control Your Music Anywhere with Floating Music Widget

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The stock Android lock screen music widget added back in Ice Cream Sandwich has proven undoubtedly useful for a variety of users. Not only is the lock screen widget quite functional, allowing for use with both the Google Play music application and various aftermarket media players, but it also does so in a very aesthetically appealing way.

As useful as the lock screen music widget is, wouldn’t it be great if it were accessible at all times, even while in apps? Well, this is what XDA Senior Member Dr.Alexander_Breen decided do, when he replicated the lock screen’s widget and transformed it into a floating app, accessible from anywhere on your device.

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Increase Productivity while YouTubing with Popup Player

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Over the years, we’ve featured various floating apps of different kinds on the XDA Portal. We’ve even featured a library to help developers incorporate floating app functionality into their own creations. After all, one need only try a floating app to realize that this class of app enables a far greater degree of multitasking than the traditional full screen approach. If the next application you were hoping to add to your floating app arsenal is a floating YouTube player, XDA Forum Member digitalportal has an interesting solution with his new app Popup Player.

The app’s core functionality is (obviously) to allow users to watch YouTube videos in a window that hovers over all other r. . . READ ON »

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