Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Update Your Epic 4G to Android 2.2.1 Froyo
Have an Epic 4G? Then, this guide by XDA member kennethpenn may be something for you. It helps you to flash the new Android 2.2.1 ROM using a detailed guide, the necessary downloads and instructions. You will lose root by flashing this, so keep that in mind. After the update, you can use the one-click root utility again to gain root.
Make sure you select the right packages according to the firmware you are currently using, there are different packages for 2.1 and 2.2.
Continue on to the thread to try it out!
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Lollipop brought a revamp to the lockscreen, taking away custom widgets but showing your notifications instead. If you're a fan of that, you might want an easier way to check your notifications as they come in, without losing your current lockscreen. Glimpse Notifications by XDA Senior Member xrad offers just that. You'd normally have to turn your screen on manually to see your notifications. Instead, Glimpse Notifications will do it for you when a notification comes in. That doesn't mean...
As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.