New Notifications System Through Floating Icons Takes Android Experience to a New Level

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  • 26 May 2013
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  • The Android notifications system has been since the beginning considered one of (if not the) best among mobile OS’s. It i able to provide the status of any app and can be read by simply swiping your finger from the top side. Though Google has though ways to enhance it through the different versions of the OS, one app aims at changing everything.


    No matter how well perceived a piece of software is there is always room for improvement. XDA Developers member crazyfool_1 calls this app Floating Notifications, the first of its kind offering a whole new way of staying informed in regards to your alerts. Mind you, the app is in its very early stages, going through Alpha testing though already showing huge potential.]

    Floating Notifications displays the icon for the app you need to be informed about right on screen. You can drag it and push it away by way of hold and drag gestures. Pressing a specific icon shows the actual notification that you can then dismiss with ease. As more notifications gather from the different apps, they are gathered into stacks that you can reveal with a simple tap. The Alpha 2 is now available for download and after installing it requires be activated through the Accessibility settings of the OS.


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