While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?
XDA’s Favorite Phone and Tablet of 2011 Contest: Vote Now!
A few weeks ago we ran a contest asking users to submit videos telling us why they wanted to win one of two devices, the ASUS Transformer and Samsung Galaxy S II. The devices are being given away because they won Tablet and Phone of 2011 according to XDA Members, something Samsung was so happy about, they offered to give away three Galaxy S II’s on T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon. And we’ve stepped up to offer a shiny new Asus Tranformer tablet for the contest as well, making for a total of four devices to give away. Finalists have been picked and the final winners are to be voted on by you from now until 6 January. Get voting!
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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...
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...