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Android Apps

Chameleon Kickstarter gets a Part Deux, offers tablet AND phone UI

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Remember that Kickstarter project with the Best Tablet UI Ever that we wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, the fund seekers had a behind the scenes snafu that required them to cancel the Kickstarter project and re…

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Tablets

Chameleon is the best looking Android tablet UI we’ve seen yet – and it’s seeking backers on Kickstarter

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Someone in my Google+ circle previously posted a video of a user interface for tablets that made me want to throw my tablet in a box until I could have it. The design managed to pack more information on to the home sc…

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LG

LG Optimus UI 3.0 seeks to level playing field with other Android UI’s

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LG today introduced its latest software by announcing the LG Optimus UI 3.0. The newer version of LG’s custom user interface is based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and is part of the Korean manufactu…

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HTC

HTC: Sense UI has become “cluttered” but HTC One with Android 4.0 will right the ship

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HTC admits that the company strayed from its initial design philosophy in later versions of Sense UI. Though the original mission of Sense was to make Android “simpler” and more beautiful, subse…

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Lifestyle

TSF Shell, the TAT Home-based app launcher, lands in Android Market

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TSF Shell – the heavily-animated, graphically bold, and eye-catching home screen replacement app that appeared in a demo video a short time ago – is now in the Android Market. Not surprisingly, t…

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Android News

Android 4.0 Holo theme will be mandatory on all devices with Android Market access

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has brought a bunch of improvements, updates, and ‘’facelifts’’ to the table. And while some of them might not be appreciated by everyone, one important change should be praised…

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Android

Google Android UI lead not troubled by skins, but hopes ICS lessens changes to stock Android [Audio]

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Android Ice Cream sandwich has been described as striking, polished, and the most ambitious reinvention of Android yet, but that’s not good enough for Android phone manufacturers. Companies like HTC…

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Android Apps

TSF UI looks an awful lot like TAT Home, the lost 3D launcher from The Astonishing Tribe

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A few minutes ago while making my rounds on Google+, I came across a video of TSF UI, a new Android home screen launcher with a high-powered 3D UI. The launcher relies heavily on animation, widgets, and flair to dr…

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HTC

Is this the next version of HTC Sense? [VIDEO]

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HTC was the first manufacturer to heavily customize (or “skin”) Android, and the Taiwanese manufacturer recently made major changes to the user interface in recent phones like the EVO 3D and Sen…

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LG

Video showing the LG Optimus 3D’s user interface

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South-Korean LG obviously believes in 3D and wants to be one of the companies that pioneer the technology. The Optimus Pad was announced today, and we already knew about the LG Optimus 3D – another 3D capa…

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Android News

RIM buys The Astonishing Tribe, Android world softly weeps

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The Astonishing Tribe is responsible for some amazing concepts that people have salivated over, anxiously awaiting when we might see them pop-up in Android. We may be waiting for quite a while because RIM has a…

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Android Apps

UI experts The Astonishing Tribe release 3 new live wallpapers

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I hate The Astonishing Tribe as much as I love them, but only because the band of Swedish designers and programmers keep showing off cool things that we never actually get to see. For once, they’ve changed…

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Android App Reviews

Zune Home makes Android look like Zune UI [Video App Reviews]

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Normally, I don’t “get” why people want to make their phone look like something else. If you spend hundreds of dollars on a phone and then spend hours trying to make it look like an iPhone or Wi…

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Reviews

dxTop brings feature-rich homescreen customization to an Android near you [App Reviews]

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There are plenty of home replacements on the Android market today, all promising the same things; more features, smaller packages, and faster, better performance. Today we are going to take a look at a popular…

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Google

Google reportedly working on UI; will stock Android ever be cool again?

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Android was ugly. That’s why so many people were wowed by HTC Sense, and why virtually every company releasing an Android product has decided to add its own interface layered on top of the operating syste…

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