The Nexus 7 2013 has been discontinued on the Google Store! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of Xposed 3.0 Alpha 3 and be sure to check out the article talking about the 3D printable microscope for mobile devices. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA...
WakeUp 1.2 Brings New Device Position Monitoring Options, UI Improvements, and More
Earlier this month, we talked a little bit about WakeUp by XDA Senior Member cb56. For those who don’t remember, WakeUp allows you to power on your smartphone or tablet without touching the power button. This is accomplished by using your device’s sensors to detect when your device has been picked up and tilted towards you. This worked quite well in its original form, but like all good products, its developer decided to add in even more functionality.
New in version 1.2, WakeUp now gives users even more control over the device monitoring. This includes the option to monitor your device while the screen is unlocked, as well as the ability to use your proximity sensor to lock the device once in your pocket. It also allows you to suspend monitoring while in a call, as well as disable monitoring and open the app directly from the notification tray. In addition to the functional improvements, the UI also received a bit of a makeover, both within the app and in its included widget.
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From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
Here in the digital XDA newsroom, we spend our days pouring over an average of 2,500 news items and forum threads every 24 hours. Only the most timely and interesting bits survive the editing process, but the portal's front page still sees weekly counts in excess of 100 posts. This is a glut of content to absorb, especially if following the news cycle isn't your full-time job. However, the tech world is vast, and the information must flow. With this in mind, please...