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Articles about modifications you can make to your phone such as themes, apps, setting changes, etc. Also includes any apps and games made by developers on our forums.

Vivaldi Browser’s second Android beta brings swipe to close tabs, better start page customization, and more

The Vivaldi browser launched on Android back in September with features such as built-in notes, sync, a simplified read view, and much more. It's perhaps not as well-known as Chrome or Firefox, but it packs a ton of handy features. The second beta release of the Android app brings even more features, including swipe to...

Download: Adobe Photoshop Camera (preview) for Android is now live!

Last month, Adobe announced that it is building its own camera app, complete with AI-powered filters and the Photoshop branding. Adobe Photoshop Camera claimed to make use of Adobe's artificial intelligence platform Sensei to recognize subjects in photos, and then suggest filters that can be applied. These filters can also be applied in real-time and...

Opera for Android v55 brings Dark Theme for the web, quick tab switching, and more

Opera is one of the oldest browsers around, having existed on other platforms since as early as 1996. Opera's sheer age allowed the browser to enter the Android market early on, and variations such as Opera Mini were considered primary choices for low-end devices back then. Opera found its way onto several recommendation lists for...

Ring Master is an app that can vibrate first and gradually ring for phone calls

Earlier this year in July, we discovered a new feature called Ramping Ringer exclusive to Pixel phones on Android 10. The feature essentially vibrates the phone for a few seconds before gradually increasing the ringtone volume for incoming calls. Google officially rolled out the feature early last month, however, it was still limited to Pixel...

Samsung Theme Park is a Good Lock module that lets you theme One UI

Samsung's Good Lock is a one-stop-shop for all your One UI customization needs. The app features several useful modules that let you personalize your phone's UI and make it your own. Earlier this year in April, Samsung updated the Good Lock modules to bring a new slim recent apps section in the TaskChanger and Quick...

Lawnchair 2 stable is now rolling out on the Play Store with tons of new features

Third-party launchers may not be as tightly integrated into the system as first-party launchers are, but they generally offer a lot more features than the stock launcher on any given device. Take Google's Pixel Launcher, for example. It's clean and beautifully designed, but there are only a handful of options to customize the launcher. In...

EasyMonitoring lets you remotely monitor the battery, storage space, and temperature of all your Android devices

If you own a lot of Android devices, you may find it difficult to keep track of them all. EasyMonitoring is an app that makes this pretty simple, hence the name. Created by XDA Senior Member easyjoin, this app allows you to remotely monitor things like the battery level, storage space, and battery temperature of...

Customize the Razer Phone 2 with custom boot splash screens [Root]

The Razer Phone was the device responsible for kickstarting several current trends seen in modern smartphones these days, including the gaming smartphone trend as well as the high refresh rate trend. It is also, for a change, a surprisingly developer-friendly device, and the same can be said for its successor, the Razer Phone 2. That...

Amazon Assistant helps you check prices on Amazon while shopping on other sites

One of the best parts about shopping online is the vast variety of deals and offers you get from retailers. But getting a bargain on eCommerce websites could be a bit of a chore, especially with all the websites offering different deals on the same product. In a bid to simplify the process of hunting...

Firefox Preview 3.0 release brings along enhanced tracking protection and more changes

Google Chrome is the dominant browser across the globe, but it is imperative for the market to have worthy competitors. Mozilla's Firefox is one such alternative, which although has just about 4% market share, is important for the development of the browser ecosystem. Back in July 2019, Mozilla had announced that Firefox for Android will...

Samsung Internet 10.2 stable brings back the Video Assistant feature

Samsung's native web browser, called Samsung Internet, is one of the most feature-rich web browsers on Android. The Chromium-based browser includes handy features like an autoplay video blocker, smart anti-tracking, night mode, and more. The browser previously included a feature called Video Assistant, which allowed users to open videos in picture-in-picture mode, zoom in on...

[Update 2: 5 More Devices Next Month] PlayGalaxy Link lets you stream PC games to your Samsung Galaxy smartphone

During the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch, there was one feature that flew under the radar because of how packed the event was: PlayGalaxy Link. This feature lets you stream games from your computer to your phone. It's a really great service, especially as we head into the era of 5G connectivity when apps need...