Homescreen

10.06.15
Google's Meter turns your home screen into an active widget
10.06.15

Google's Meter turns your home screen into an active widget

Now you can tell how much battery, WiFi and notifications you have just by looking at the screen!

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02.13.15
Yahoo's Android home screen adds search outside of the US
02.13.15

Yahoo's Android home screen adds search outside of the US

Aviate's contextual home screen was clever, but if you didn't live in the US, you weren't able to...

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06.23.14
Aviate's ever-changing Android home screen is now available to everyone
06.23.14

Aviate's ever-changing Android home screen is now available to everyone

Just several months after it first surfaced, Aviate's self-organizing Android home screen is now a...

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04.11.14
A homescreen so creative it'll make you go "heh"
04.11.14

A homescreen so creative it'll make you go "heh"

It took me a minute to figure out the humor in the homescreen above, but once I did, it made me go...

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04.08.14
Weather forecasts and user photos could be headed to Chromecast's home screen
04.08.14

Weather forecasts and user photos could be headed to Chromecast's home screen

Google could be looking to the put the main screen of its Chromecast to work, just before it beams...

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04.03.14
Facebook Messenger for Android lets you pin chats right to your home screen
04.03.14

Facebook Messenger for Android lets you pin chats right to your home screen

Facebook's big-spending CEO presumably has a grand plan for Messenger, now that he's gone to such...

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01.20.14
Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5's new tile-based home screen?
01.20.14

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5's new tile-based home screen?

As Samsung's Galaxy S5 gets ready to launch, the rumor alert scale has already hit "yellow." The l...

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01.07.14
Yahoo acquires Aviate to build context-sensitive Android apps
01.07.14

Yahoo acquires Aviate to build context-sensitive Android apps

That was quick -- Aviate hasn't even finished developing its context-aware Android home screen, an...

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04.04.13
Apple files patent for app access on lockscreen
04.04.13

Apple files patent for app access on lockscreen

Apple has filed a patent for something I would love to see implemented in a future iOS update:...

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