To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Twist Your Wrist to Launch Apps on Your Moto X
Rather than having a dedicated physical camera button that you can hold down to quick launch the camera app, the Moto X comes with a gesture that instead requires you to twist your wrist twice in order to access the camera quickly. We’ve seen this feature before with apps like Magus, which offers a lot more customization. If you would rather not install a separate app and retain this native function, but with the added freedom of being able to choose which app to launch, Twisty Switch may be worth checking out.
Twisty Switch is an Xposed Module developed by XDA Senior Member dymmeh that allows you to change which app gets launched on your Moto X every time you twist your wrist twice. In addition, the module enables you to toggle vibration upon launch. As of right now, only apps that are visible in your launcher’s app drawer can be launched. It should also be noted that launching an app this way will bypass your lock screen, but dymmeh is working on providing an option to disable this in the future.
Dymmeh is open to suggestions and ideas on new features and functions of Twisty Switch, so if you feel like there’s something missing, or if you want to check it out yourself, head over to the module thread to get started.
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.