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Learn to Edit Graphics for your Development Work

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The importance of good and appropriate graphics for your development work is undeniable. Be it an app, a ROM, a tool, or a mod; you’ll probably want to invest a good amount of time and effort into such factors because if the ‘icon’ sucks, the potential user may infer the same for your work. However, not everyone will be adept to create absolute masterpieces, which is why XDA Recognized Developer neroyoung‘s tutorials are much appreciated.

What neroyoung has done is guide users on how to edit images with the software GIMP, a free and open-source alternative to the popular Adobe Photoshop. The guides come in the form of videos hosted on YouTube, and they visually guide users on how to ed. . . READ ON »

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Omega Status Bar for Greater Features and Customization

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It’s not a crazy thought to think that most of us spend a fair amount of time looking at either the status bar or notification drawer. It goes without saying then that you probably want to tweak these areas to suit the way you use your device. While some custom ROMs contain features to do this, you may not wish to run a different ROM for a simple tweak or that tweak simply may not be available. This app might just be what you’ve been looking for.

Omega Status Bar by XDA Forum Member A Dev@Calstro is a complete alternative to the stock status bar boasting a wide array of features from simply tweaking the clock to blacklisting specific notifications. It also supports custom themes from a third party or even yo. . . READ ON »

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Get a Tablet UI on CyanogenMod9 for the Atrix 4g

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For those of us who don’t have tablets, we often find ourselves envious of those who do have tablets. The giant screen, the extra features and the slick user interfaces, to name a few. Sometimes, it’s a little fun to grab up a tablet-like feature just to feel the love.

Well, thanks to XDA Senior Member AndroidON, users who are carrying the Motorola Atrix 4g can experience a little bit of the tablet goodness with a mod that will give Atrix users a tablet UI.

The mod is pretty simple to apply compared to some. It involves overwriting a services.jar file and a couple of build.prop tweaks, then reboot and your home screen should bear a striking resemblance to an Android Tablet. It should help lessen the jealou. . . READ ON »

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More Details About HTC Sense 4.0

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HTC Sense is one of the most popular customizations UI on the Android mobile interfaces, and just a month before the start of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona we have some leaked information about the upcoming Sense 4.0.

According to the source the unlock screen now show us more information from our list, quick access to contacts and even the ability to open the notification bar directly. This is not exactly a customization of HTC as this feature is included on Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Also, new widgets are included, like the one that allows access to websites that have previously saved in the browser. That’s not all, because now the email client also includes surprises so good that according to the source t. . . READ ON »

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Skydroid: the UI of the Future

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Android is diverse. From Themes to Launchers, the strength of Android is (in part) measured by its ability to be customized. While custom launchers are quite common, Skydroid takes differentiation a step further.

Built by a team of 5 developers, and publicly voiced by XDA Senior Member TheRedDrake, Skydroid is an advanced user interface inspired by Windows 8’s Metro UI. Unlike other systems that are only launchers, Skydroid will have around 20 apps involved. Thus far it includes:

1)Dialer
2)SMS
3)Email
4)Calendar
5)People with IM and social
6)Calculator
7)Player
8)Gallery
9)Camera
10)Browser
11)Notes,
12)Stock + Currency converter
13)Meteo
14)Alarm
15)News
16)File manager
17)Settings
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