Posts From jman2131

Control your Smartphone with Trigger

You may have heard of Google Gesture Search, an app that allows users to draw alphabetical letters to finds contacts, music, apps among others within your Android phone. Now, there's a nifty app called Trigger that takes drawable gestures further.Independently developed by Forum Member Varience, Triggers allows users to control their phones with simple, user-defined...

Statusbar Toggles for the Sony Xperia J, Tipo, and Miro

Statusbar toggles are quite useful to many Android users. Accessible within almost any app, important settings can be can be toggled on and off, whether it be WiFi, Data transmissions, or GPS, quickly and easily. For many older or lower-end devices that missed out on this feature in their OEM-skinned ROMs, having these toggles is...

Easier File Managing with DatFM

File managing was never something meant to be too overly complicated. Rather, the more simplicity and intuitiveness an explorer app offers, the better. So it's hard for many file managing apps to differentiate themselves from each other in the market, often with more 'share' intent options, or differing aesthetics atop a similarly functioning user interface.XDA...

Notifications for Jelly Bean Lockscreen

A smartphone's lock screen is probably its most viewed and accessed feature, so it makes sense for many users to find lock screen notifications to be extremely useful and practical. The problem is, Google's latest Android version Jelly Bean, doesn't have a lock screen with that functionality, which is why it's great to see "Lock Screen...

Cloudsend Introduces New UI with Update

XDA previously introduced an app called CloudSend, which allows users to upload files from their Android device to cloud storage and then provides a file link which can be shared. The developers behind CloudSend, including XDA Forum Member AMPElement, have recently launched the 'Finally it's here' update. This update brings the introduction of a new user interface and Google's...

Save Space with Image Optimizer

Storage space is hard to come by and manage for some, especially if you have an entire archive of photos taken with a heavily modded, highly tweaked,  HDR-enabled, thirteen megapixel camera that seems to be the standard for modern day smartphones. Pictures tend to have a file size larger than necessary, but worry no more. Image...

Sliding Messaging Brings Intuitiveness and Customization

Text messaging is a substantial part of many people's social life, whether it be having long conversations or sending a quick reminder of an important event. Some may also go as far as to say that their messaging app is one of the most important features of a phone.Sliding Messaging is a third-party messaging app...

Return to Simplicity with Listen Launcher

Many Android users feel overwhelmed by Android's user interface, thanks to the multiple home screens, fancy lock screens, and the vast number of widgets available. Sometimes you just want a phone that simply show you your apps, and perhaps allow you to quickly check the weather before you go out, or show notifications of new...

Modify and Tweak Your Android Phone with Android Tweaker App

You've most likely heard of Pimp My Rom, an app offering a variety of mods and tweaks for you to install onto your phone. Now another app has stepped up offering a similar service.XDA Senior Member iGio90 introduces us to Android Tweaker, an app that provides a wide selection of various tweaks such as noise reduction,...

Keep to a Budget with Receipt for Android

Keeping to a budget is difficult, especially when it's pay-day and there's that one thing that you just want to get your hands on: be it a new phone, or those headphones, or even a pair of shoes. We also hate calculating simple maths in our head and jotting them down on a budgeting notepad....

Xperia Jelly Bean Lockscreen Ported to all ICS Xperia Devices

Want to try something a little bit new on your ICS-based Sony Xperia device? Sony's lock screen used in their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update has been ported to all Xperia devices running Ice Cream Sandwich by XDA Forum Member erorcun. Supported devices include the Xperia Arc and Xperia Ray of the 2011 lineup, as well as the Xperia Sola and Xperia...

Multitask with Floating Stickies App

The Android operating system is renowned for its multitasking capabilities and its flexibility to cater to any user's personal preferences and requirements. Since the introduction of 'floating' applications from big names such as Sony and Samsung, users have access to a whole niche of applications that attempt to emulate the same experiences of these apps.Floating...