Lucid Launcher Enters Beta and Brings Some New Goodies

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Do you remember Lucid Launcher? We featured this indie launcher a few weeks ago right here on the XDA Portal. XDA Senior Member powerpoint45 made a video series detailing its creation. And then on Valentine’s Day, the developer decided to update the application and add some love in the form of a few new features. The application also changed its status from alpha to beta, so it should be considerably more stable.


One Driver to Rule All Xperias

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Sony-Xperia-Jelly-Bean-LogoIt’s highly likely that all Sony smartphone or tablet users here on XDA have heard of Flashtool by XDA Recognized Developer Androxyde. It’s a great tool, which allows you to restore your Xperia to stock state, root it, unlock the bootloader, flash a kernel, and do basically everything else that’s needed to enjoy the custom ROM world.

Action Launcher 2.0 enters beta with new ‘1-Swipe’ and ‘Quickpage’ features

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New multitasking system that is fully customizable, just like a home screen

Action Launcher is receiving an update, at least in the beta channel for now, that adds a new swiping gesture called Quickpage, as well as a feature to access your drawers from anywhere in the phone. Users of Action Launcher are familiar with a swipe in from the left side of the home screen to reveal an app list, but in the latest beta you can now swipe in from the right edge to reveal Quickpage.

How to block phone calls, FaceTime calls, and Messages from someone in iOS 7

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How to block phone calls, FaceTime calls, and Messages from someone in iOS 7

If you’ve got an iPhone or iPad running iOS 7 or higher, you have the ability to block people from being able to call you, send you messages, or FaceTime you. No more annoying calls to your carrier or extra fees are necessary as long as you’re using an iPhone or an iPad.