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...
Transparent Sotfkeys and Task Bars
The look of Windows Mobile is the most customizable of them all, and this new tweaks keeps your device’s look throughout. This is not a very unique tweak, but it is a very nice one. It changes both bottom and top bar’s code to an invisible look. It was created just two days ago by a member that goes by the name Ham3r.
We can adjust transparency from 0x00 to 0xFF, where 0x00 is a maximum transparency (shell don’t show bars),
0xFF is a no transparency (normal);
0x80 is a medial level of transparency, when bars looks exactly as those in Cotulla Magican ROMs.
That method is mainly for ROMMakers and advanced users.
Requires ROM dump.
If you are interesting, the thread has the files.
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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...