• How to turn off 'add icons to home screen' in Android Oreo

    4 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Oreo introduces a new way to disable app icons from being automatically added to the home screen.
    Android gives you a lot of options to restore apps and settings when you're switching from an older phone, but if you're looking to set up your phone as new, you'll have to go to the Play Store and download apps individually. And that means turning off the option to add app icons to your home screen as you download them unless you want your device looking like an iPhone .
    The setting to disable icons from being added to the home screen was in the Play Store settings, but Google switched things...
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  • This Android app will turn your wallpaper into a live map of your location

    This Android app will turn your wallpaper into a live map of your location

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    There's a new Android app called Skyline that will turn your current location into your wallpaper, as first spotted by Lifehacker. Skyline uses 3D terrain data from Mapbox to show either your current location or specific coordinates to create wallpapers in full detail.
    The app can shift the image when you unlock your phone or swipe through your launcher pages, and it features a parallax effect that's visible when you tilt your phone.
    You can toggle the depth effects in settings and choose the right framing for your map / wallpaper. Skyline will cost you $1.99 in the Google Play Store...
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