Tag Archives: Notification

HTC DROID DNA Houses Notification Light On The Rear

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MUATeqKzIJ4 Here is an interesting feature: HTC decided to put a notification LED on the back of their new DROID DNA. It’s something I never really thought about, but how useful is that? Notification LEDs are useless when the phone is face down, so they threw another one on the back. There is not… Read more

Android 4.2 Includes Photo Sphere, Multi User Support, And More

Google launched many devices today, and their unifying factor was the new Android 4.2. Thought it’s still called Jelly Bean, it comes with plenty improvements and new features. This isn’t a small update. Here are a few new features: Photo Sphere http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0poff-mHQ4Q Photo Sphere is an awesome new… Read more

Android 4.2 Getting Notification Quick Settings?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ybzSAyFvAXA Android Police has their hands on an Android 4.2 system dump, and they’ve been tearing it apart. Here is the first bit of info they’ve shared with us. Quick settings in the notification area. Except unlike Samsung’s method, it requires a second swipe down to activate. Out pops a big image… Read more

Samsung Patents Phone With Scent, This Isn’t The First Time

Samsung has patented another system for a phone that releases scents. This system contains a sponge filled with aromatic fluids. When triggered (assuming by a phone call), the sponge is heated to release the scents. And the docking station not only charges the phone, but also charges the sponge. I don’t quite get the appeal of smelling my phone calls,… Read more

Root: How To Remove “Earphones Connected” Notification On Verizon Galaxy S III

For those of you who didn’t know, whenever you plug headphones into the Verizon Galaxy S III, you get what you see in the screenshot. A giant notification saying “Earphones connected to the device” and a seemingly random list of apps that are earphone compatible. From the screenshot, it seems to work really badly. Google Talk is in there… doesn’t seem… Read more

Jawbone Jambox Gets Update With Android App Support

The Big Jambox debuted the Android Jawbone Companion app, along with support for audible notifications through the speaker. These are not only great features, but necessary to an extent. Unfortunately, those features were exclusive to the Big Jambox, while original Jambox owners were left out. Luckily, Jawbone is providing an update to the original… Read more

MKB Reviews: StatusBar+ [Video]

StatusBar+ is an app with both free and paid variants that allows you to change the notification bar without root access. Pretty nifty! Keep in mind this app is very early in development and that can definitely be perceived during everyday use. If you want to try this out, the free version is linked above. If you’re convinced this is the app for you,… Read more