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Motorola launches notification light toggle widget on Google Play

The notification lights on Android devices are certainly handy, but there are times when they can be downright annoying. Some of them are so bright that they can sometimes cause problems when you're trying to go to sleep, and if you're the type who is always getting new notifications, having that blinking light going off all the time can wear on the nerves quickly. Luckily, Motorola has come up with a solution, releasing a new widget on the Google Play Store that lets you manually turn the notification light on and off.

Motorola Atrix HD circle clock widget ported to RAZR and more

Motorola's different tweaks and changes to the Android operating system has never really been something I've admired. Then I saw their new Motorola Atrix HD and what they are calling the Motorola "Circle Widget" and I instantly wanted it. It's one of the better all-in-one weather, clock, and battery widgets we've seen lately -- and now has been pulled so others can enjoy it too.

HD Widgets 3.0 hits the Play Store [Hands-on]

Who loves widgets? If you're one to constantly customize your home screen, add new weather widgets, wants a unique clock you won't see anywhere else, or just love widgets then you'll want to stay tuned. Cloud.tv has just launched their all new and extremely impressive HD Widgets 3.0 for Android phones and tablets. If you thought Beautiful Widgets was nice, you'll totally want to check out our hands-on video below.

Galaxy Nexus My Verizon update adds new UI and reminds us of Data Widget

Today Verizon has just issued an update for their popular My Verizon App. The version here for my Galaxy Nexus was just updated this morning and claims to have some impressive new UI features (that I'm not seeing) but does manage to bring a new widget reminder along with it. If you've ever used My Verizon you'd know it's the easiest way to check data and minute usage, as well as pay your monthly bill.

BlingBoard: The ultimate all-in-one social widget [Hands-on]

One of my favorite parts of Android has always been the widgets. Developers come up with all types of awesome widgets for our phones but today I've ran across one that just might be my new favorite. It's called BlingBoard: Social Widget and it is exactly that. The ultimate social widget for Android bringing everything from Gmail, Twitter, missed calls and more into one easy to use and beautiful widget. Enjoy more details and hands-on video below.

Beautiful Widgets passes 1 million paid downloads, celebrates with Google

Hopefully everyone is well aware of Google's latest news that the Android Market has surpassed 10 billion downloads. Today LevelUp Studios is celebrating something similar as the first paid app to pass 1 million downloads from the Android Market. I know things like Angry Birds comes to mind but it didn't launch originally on the Android Market and most of its downloads were on GetJar. The extremely popular weather and clock widget Beautiful Widgets is the first to 1 million downloads on Android and gets to claim the crown.

HD Widgets v2.1 now supports phones and 7″ tablets

The folks from cloud.tv that brought us HD Widgets for Honeycomb are back with an awesome update to their widgets pack. Their simply beautiful and stunning widget collection is the best you can get for Honeycomb and they've just updated to HD Widgets v2.1 and have added support for 7" tablets and all Android smartphones. Originally just for 10" tablets but now it is available for all.

Tips to make your Android feel new and fresh again

We all love our Android phones, but if any of you are like me I occasionally find myself wanting to change things up a tad. Most of us have the same phone for around 2 years while we are on contract, but if you’ve wanted some change in your Android world then I have a few tips to keep things fresh. From the obvious like new wallpapers, to changing the entire lockscreen and more so check it out below.
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