SlimRoms' website has been experiencing technical difficulties for the last month or so, but it's good to know the team is working hard and is still on top of things. The SlimRoms GitHub repos are getting updated with some major changes showing up. Most notably, some projects are getting a new 5.1 branch: lp5.1! A new, revamped and open source website is also in the works, with a look inspired by material design. We also got a tip about an...
XenoAmp is an Android Audio Player with a Difference
There are countless music players available for Android, but most of them follow the same traditional media player UI philosophy. XenoAmp defies all those established conventions and brings us a music player like we have never seen before. It’s hard to describe the user interface, so it’s best to see a video of it in action:
(If video isn’t your cup of tea, you can check out a lot of screenshots of the app in the second post of the forum thread linked below).
Brought to us by XDA Member ssuukk, XenoAmp brings together design elements from the Metro UI and Android’s magazine interface, laying album art all over what seems to be a freely scrollable, boundless background. The UI is all about using natural gestures to control playback, manage playlists, and browse through albums in a very elegant, unique, and beautiful interface.
XenoAmp is in active development, and the developer is quick to respond to bug reports and fix them. Head over to the application thread to get started.
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Wireless charging is becoming more and more common as many OEMs are now starting to include this feature in their flagships. There are already dozens of wireless chargers to choose from on the market today, but quality definitely varies. For those of you who charge your devices wirelessly, let us know which charger is your favorite and why.
ASUS has built a solid name over the years for their computer components, but in the last few years they have been expanding into the mobile market. With their Transformer series of tablets, their Padfone line, and being the tablet manufacturer for the Nexus 7 (as well as the 2013 version), they've solidified their place as a viable option in the mobile industry. In the 4th Quarter of 2014 they announced their ZenWatch, and at the beginning of 2015 they announced...