Action Launcher gains better AdaptiveZoom, other enhancements in newest update

Great news for Action Launcher users, as developer Chris Lacy has just announced the latest update improves some of the major features that were added in previous versions. The highlight of Action launcher v34 is enhanced AdaptiveZoom.

Some of you probably remember that Action Launcher gained AdaptiveZoom in the previous update, an innovative adaptive icon enhancement that naturally animates an app icon to the center of the screen while an application loads.

However, the latest update further enhances AdaptiveZoom with an API that’s meant to allow devs to control how their app launches. …


LG settles suit over bootlooping; class action members get $425 cash or $700 rebate

Members of the class action suit filed against LG over the bootlooping experienced on several of its devices, now have a decision to make following LG’s settlement of the legal action against it. Those who are part of the class action need to fill out and submit a “Proof of Claim” survey by February 12th to receive either a $700 rebate toward the purchase of a new LG handset, or $425 in cash.

The law firm that represented some owners of the LG G4, LG G5, LG V10, LG V20, and the LG built Google Nexus 5X, Girard Gibbs, took the case after several units of these phones continued to try and …

Google's smart action Clips camera clears the FCC, does this mean it's launching soon?

Remember Clips, Google’s smart action camera that you are intended to place aside and let take snaps of your and your family’s everyday life as it goes by? Announced back in late October 2017 alongside the second generation of Pixel phones, this AI-powered camera has just been cleared by the FCC, which is indicative to us that a release to the market is quite possibly imminent.

As a refresher, the cutesy little action camera will be priced at $249 and will use sophisticated algorithms to capture only the best moments. From what we know so far, it will be actively looking for familiar faces …

Apple faces 32 class action lawsuits for throttling iPhone CPUs without customer knowledge

Yes, Apple apologized for throttling the CPU speed on the Apple iPhone 6 and newer models. As you might know by now, this was done because the company feared that the weaker batteries on some iPhone handsets wouldn’t be able to sustain a charge while handling complex tasks. As a result, some of the affected iPhone units could shut down, forcing owners to attempt a quick re-boot.

Even though many of Apple’s customers have sipped the apple-flavored Kool Aid, there still was a backlash over the slowing of these iPhone models. It wasn’t so much the act that upset the faithful, although no one …

Action Launcher updated with AdaptiveZoom, more Android 8.1 Oreo goodies

The bulk of Android users who decided to customize their smartphones are mostly using three, maybe for Android launchers that are listed in the Google Play Store. One of these popular apps, Action Launcher has just been updated with several new features and improvements.

The latest Action Launcher was recently released in the Google Play Store as version 33 and introduces AdaptiveZoom, a new feature that expands the background of an app icon to the entire screen when you swipe on it. In order to benefit from this feature, you’ll need to use adaptive icons in the …

Disney announces new Star Wars: Rivals action shooter for Android and iOS

Disney continues to capitalize on the Star Wars franchise and what better way to keep fans entertained than another Star Wars mobile game. Lucasfilm and Disney have just announced the upcoming availability of Star Wars: Rivals, the “first real-time Star Wars competitive action shooter for mobile devices.”

The game seems to have been built on the same pay-to-win system that currently plagues Star Wars Battlefront 2 game, but if you haven’t played it yet, here’s how Star Wars: Rivals will work.

So, you can compete in PvP arenas by challenging players …

Action Launcher celebrates its 5th anniversary with release of new update and sale

The one man behind the Android app Action Launcher, Chris Lacy recently announced that his app is celebrating 5 years since birth. A very good reason to celebrate in style with a new update and the first sale since 2014.

Action Launcher v32 isn’t a major release, but it does come with a handful of new features and improvements that justifies its launch. For starters, all new installs of the app will now default to a Pixel Launcher 2 style appearance.

Also, some features like dock search box and Oreo style app shortcuts will no longer require the premium version …

Action Launcher update brings Essential Phone support, adds adaptive folders

Action Launcher, the popular Android app that allows users to customize their smartphones, is getting yet another important update. This would be version 31 and, as developer Chris Lacy points out, the launcher receives a handful of new features and improvements.

First off, Essential Phone users will be pleased to know Action Launcher now has support for this particular device. Another important addition is adaptive folders support. On top of that, the developer announced adaptive icon support, which previously required the one-time Plus upgrade, is now available for free to everyone.

Furthermore, …

Google Contacts for Android updated with action buttons, large contact photos, more

Google recently updated the Contacts app for Android devices with several improvements that are supposed to make it much easier to use.

There aren’t any new features added in the update except for the action buttons in the contacts, which will make it easier to call, text, and do other needed stuff.

The developers also announced that they have listened to user feedback and have decided to bring back the large contact photos. Furthermore, the latest version of Contacts will now allow users to merge all their duplicate contacts at once.

Also, you can …

Law firm recruits Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners for Class Action suit against Google, HTC and LG

With reports that the screen on the Pixel 2 XL suffers from screen burn-in, black smear and other problems, Google could face a Class Action lawsuit filed by those Pixel 2 XL buyers who are having issues with their displays. The phone, manufactured by LG, employs LG Display’s 6-inch pOLED screen. The “p” before the OLED acronym stands for plastic, and the display employs a QHD+ resolution.

Once certified by a judge, a Class Action suit consolidates individual law suits filed throughout the country for the same issues. A law firm by the name of Girard Gibbs LLP is already looking to recruit …