Nearly a fortnight ago, the Paranoid Android team released the preview build of v4.5 of their ROM that included a new Android L style recents app menu. Today, the team is rolling out another build that slightly tweaks the design of the L style Recents App and fixes some of the issues reported by users.
Mods to increase the loudness of the speaker and the headphones are extremely common for Android devices nowadays. Previously, we have seen such a mod surface for the HTC One M8, the Galaxy S5 and the Xperia Z2. Joining this list today is LG’s latest flagship — the G3 — which already comes with a pretty loud 1-watt rear facing speaker.
Android users only have two options if they want to stream any kind of content from their device to a TV or monitor — MHL/Slim Port (Wired) and Chromecast (Wireless). The problem, however, is that Android does not take into consideration the resolution of your TV and will mirror the content only at the native resolution of your Android device, which can lead to a sub-par experience because of the difference in density.
Soon after the OnePlus One was released, its pre-installed apps were ported to other devices running CyanogenMod. However, the ROM related features like the lockscreen still remained an exclusive to the handset.
Now, owners of Nexus 5 can enjoy all the features of CM11S on their handset as the ROM has been ported to it.
With Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Google introduced a new font family for Android named Roboto. The company has been constantly updating the font with each new Android version making subtle but welcome refinements to it.
With Android L, Google has once again given its Roboto a major visual overhaul, which has been “refined extensively to work across the wider set of supported platforms.” Thanks to the Developer Preview of Android L, the fonts were already extracted for other Android users to enjoy on their device right away.
Stock Android does not feature any kind of clipboard manager, as seen on devices from LG and Samsung. While there are apps that replicate this functionality, they don’t feel native and have certain restrictions, thanks to limitations of the Android OS. In comes Native Clip Board Xposed module from developer DHM47, which as its name suggests, brings a native clipboard manager to stock Android.