One of the things that makes Android a truly beautiful platform is customization. I’m not talking about custom ROMs or root mods; I’m talking about how no other major mobile platform out there lets you customize your device the way Android does. There may be some caveats, but you have the ability to make ... Read More »
If I had to list which Android feature goes most underutilized in my everyday use, it’d have to be the lock screen, and lock screen widgets. I love what Google has done with widgets on the lock screen, giving users fast access to completely customized information, but until recently, I never gave it much thought. ... Read More »
Google Now has fast become a flagship feature of Android, constantly evolving to provide users with a constant stream of automated relevant information. An update to Google Search for Android today has brought some increased functionality to Google Now, and the addition of a new homescreen widget.
Added to Google Now today, movie cards now ... Read More »
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While the Android Market is celebrating its 10 billionth download this week, another company is busy enjoying their success. Level Up Studio, the folks behind Beautiful Widgets, is proud to announce that their widget suite is the first paid app in the Android Market to be downloaded one million times.
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Android Police was handed a couple awesome screenshots over the weekend of some widget improvements rumored to be in the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich update. A few of the core Android system widgets (namely Gmail, Email and Calendar) are getting significantly redesigned widgets, inspired by those found in Honeycomb.
Why did three new Android applications shoot to the top of the Market this week? They all included one key element: customization. Ask any user what excites them most about Android and they will tell you its the freedom allowed by the open platform. All three of these app are desktop replacements which allow you ... Read More »
When are developers going to start releasing widgets for the Android home screen? If you are one of the many people who want this feature, then you must try out dxTop available in the Android Market for $3.99. Currently there are only 2 new widgets available, but the developer has released a ... Read More »