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Change Your System Font with Fontster

To change the look of your favorite ROM, you can do a number of things. The most obvious customization is changing your theme or replacing your icons to match your desired style. But if you've already changed these two things, there's another item that should be on your todo list: changing your font. Changing your system font has never been a difficult task,...

SideControl v3 Brings Notification Support, More Xposed Features, Updated UI, and More

We've tracked the evolution of XDA Senior Member Jawomo's SideControl during its three-month lifespan here on the XDA Portal. From its humble beginnings as the gesture launcher SideCuts to its recent acquisition of Halo support and Xposed functionality, the app Jawomo's creation has made quite a lot of progress in quite a short time. Now, version 3 has been...

NOTEify Lets You Set and View Rich Contact Notes while in Calls

In most professional industries, networking is an unavoidable aspect of everyday life. Whether you're trying to make a sale or simply want to make your coworkers feel more comfortable, properly executed networking generally tends to make things go a bit smoother. For the uninitiated, one of the most important aspects of networking is remembering certain key details that are shared...

Android 4.4.3 for the Galaxy S5 and S4 LTE-A in Active Development; 4.4.2 Heading out to Many Other Devices Next Month

You may recall that back in November of last year, we shared a leaked Samsung internal memo detailing the OEM's tentative plans for updating its Galaxy line up to Android 4.4 KitKat. And with the exception of the canceled update for the International S3, this schedule has mostly held true, as we've seen KitKat roll out...

C Locker Updated Yet Again, Brings Even More Lock Screen Functionality

Ever since its release a little over a year ago, we've talked quite a bit about XDA Senior Member astoncheah's C Locker. For those who are unfamiliar with the app, C Locker aims at replacing your lock screen with something more Convenient and Customizable. During its lifespan so far, the application has gained additional lock screen information, an improved...

Web Scrapbook Lets You Capture and Crop Screenshots from Websites More Efficiently

It's been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. This certainly holds true when providing instructions for complicated tasks. In fact, one need only look so far as the vast number of screenshots seen in the nearly countless guides covered here on the XDA Portal to see how useful these screenshots can be. In addition to...

Keep Tabs on All Aspects of Your Smartphone or Tablet with Device Monitor & Inspector

The XDA-Developers community is made up of people from all walks of life. We have users living all across the globe, and rocking countless numbers of different devices. But regardless of our choice of device and OS, one thing holds us all together: We are all power users. And as power users, we like being able to...

Easily Replace Your Easter Egg with Eggster

Over the years, Easter Eggs have become somewhat of a staple in Android. And for many, these fun little semi-hidden bits of code add to the overall Android experience. But with so many different versions of Android and now so many Easter Eggs, the Easter Egg that comes on our device may not be the Easter Egg that we...

In App Translator Lets You Conveniently Translate Text in Nearly Any Application without Leaving the App

These days, it's relatively simple to take something in one language and translate to another. Whether it's via a dedicated translation site, mobile application, or through your browser, we rarely find ourselves struggling to discern the meaning of an unfamiliar language these days. However, it can still be a little cumbersome to find a translation when...

Get Greenify-Like Functionality on Gingerbread with Xposed

Despite all of the advances that Android devices have made over the years, battery life remains as an issue for most of us who use our devices heavily while on the go. Luckily, there are a variety of tools available to help us manage battery life a little better. One such tool is Greenify. Unfortunately for users...

Scroll Launcher is a Simple Yet Slick Homescreen Replacement

Nobody can claim that there is a shortage of launchers replacements available on Android. Some of you probably stick to the same one fanatically (I know I do), but there are plenty of people who are always on the prowl for new options. With the continual advances in device specifications and capabilities, many of the newer launchers take...

Tweet Balloon is ‘Facebook Chatheads’ for Twitter

Facebook Chatheads debuted alongside Facebook Home. But unlike Home, Chatheads has actually proven itself to be a useful and practical, albeit resource-intensive, feature. Inspiring Paranoid Android's Halo, its a wonder that Facebook's biggest rivals such as Twitter haven't followed suit and developed their own implementations. So rather than waiting for it, XDA Forum Member kozaxinan developed Tweet Balloon, a...