by Jules Wang | January 30, 2016 1:08 AM
It gives wibbly weather reports even those at the Met Office in London would tsk at. And it bothers users every so often with battery consumption notices, just like many a Chinese Android phone. You can probably tell that we are editorially not in favor of LG's Smart Notice widget, found on its major Android flagships from the past several years. But on the LG G3, the widget was more than just unfavorable: according to two security firms, Smart Notice lacked a security check feature when passing on new contact notifications to the user. Malicious types would be able to insert code that ...
by Joe Levi | April 15, 2013 12:35 PM
Everybody likes to customize their home screen to fit their style and personality. It's one of the things that makes Android so great! Your ability to customize your home screen is almost limitless! CodeG: Google Doodle Widget, for instance, lets you put the latest Google doodle on your home screen. Doing so adds some whimsy to your smartphone or tablet, and keeps your device looking fresh with content that changes daily. But CodeG doesn't stop there. In addition to being able to pick which geography you'd like your doodle to be pulled from, tapping on the widget opens Google Now. Some ...
by Joe Levi | September 14, 2012 11:54 AM
Have you seen the cool "rings" widget on the newer Motorola smartphones? Time, weather, battery status all in one place! What could be cooler?! Apparently I wasn't alone in wanting to get this widget on my phone -- even though my phone isn't made by Motorola. Articles started popping up with ways to get the Motorola widget onto non-Motorola devices. I wanted to shoot a video on how you could get this cool widget on your non-Motorola Android and asked that it be put on the schedule. Then I got this email from Pocketnow's Jaime Rivera: Hey Joe, notice you have the Circles widget video for ...
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