Tag Archive: lock


Meet SnapLock, the lock screen app that learns your rhythm

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We know you are busy. Really busy. And you turn towards your phone to increase your productivity. But in the end, it becomes one of the biggest reason for your unproductiveness. It will continue to be the same until your phone starts to learn more about you. Sounds ridiculous? Then SnapLock will leave you in amazement.

SnapLock is a basic, down-to-the-ground lockscreen app (Unlike  [Read More…]

Verizon LG G3 update adds camera access from lock screen

Verizon is rolling out a 201 MB update to the LG G3 which adds camera button access on the lock screen, along with a handful of other performance enhancements.

FBI wants you to lock up data, but allow tech companies to keep the keys

FBI Director James Comey expresses deep concern about the new encryption technologies that Apple had built into the release of iOS 8 and Google will implement with the forthcoming launch of Android L. These new encryption methods are designed to keep data safe and for tech companies to avoid the uncomfortable position of being compelled to hand over private personal data to law enforcement officials. However, Comey says that this move could thwart the fight and  [Read More…]

HTC Lock Screen app arrives in Google Play

HTC has today made their lock screen app available via Google Play. The Sense 6 lock screen app is available for newer HTC devices and will allow for much easier updates, the first of which will keep users from “unintentionally triggering factory reset.” The lock screen allows you to swipe right for BlinkFeed, left for Widget Home or up to previously used app.

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The Showear: Android Wear Lock app gives your smartwatch a lock screen [‘Watch’ This App]

One of the reasons smartwatches are great is because they have so many of the same features as Android phones. However, smartwatches don’t come with the option of having a lock on your watch. Showear: Android Wear lock corrects this problem by giving users a lock screen that not only protects your watch from unwanted users,… Read more »

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How to customize the lock screen on the LG G3

LG lets you tweak the G3 lock screen to get it just how you want it

As far as lock screens go LG has long made some of the better OEM efforts. That trend continues with the new G3 and it doesn’t end with what you see out of the box. There are a bunch of different options available to tailor your G3 lock screen experience from wallpapers to widgets via app shortcuts.

It’s incredibly simple  [Read More…]

LokLok connected lock screen app now in open beta

LokLok, an app which offers Android smartphone owners a connected lock screen experience, is now available in an open beta version on the Google Play Store.

Lock down your Apps with Lockdown Pro [App of the Day]

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Everyone appreciates privacy, and sometimes just having a pin code or unlock pattern on your device is not satisfactory enough to feel like your information contained within your device is protected enough – especially if you’re wife insists on knowing that unlock code!

This is where Lockdown Pro steps in as it provides a way of restricting access to certain apps and information such  [Read More…]

Action Launcher 2.1 beta adds double tap to lock and “OK, Google” functionality

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Action Launcher has long been one of our favorite 3rd party launchers for Android, and as long as you’re a beta tester, it just got much better. The app has gone for some time without any new features being added to it, most likely due to Mr. Lacy’s other great endeavors. We’re happy to see some of the great new features in the newly published  [Read More…]

Rebranded Shoebox announced with new lock screen feature

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There are already tons of photo to cloud backup solutions for you to choose from, but one of the most popular is getting rebranded. Shoebox (formerly MyShoebox) has a new name and some new features in the Android app.

Other than the simplified name, Shoebox is adding a nice rotating lock screen feature. Photos will stay set as your lock screen and will rotate every  [Read More…]