We just reported that HTC will be updating its Sense UI to version 5.0 with the release of its next batch of flagship phones; namely, the yet to be confirmed M7. Sense 5.0 is rumored to have a cleaner and simpler UI, and we may be getting the first glimpse of it in these images from a Chinese website. There’s not much to see here, but it does look like HTC is working toward a more minimalistic design scheme, and we’re liking it a lot! Jump past the break to see the updated Keyboard. What do you guys think? Are you liking HTC’s new design direction?
Our favorite little green robot has made a lot of progress over the last four years. From humble (and ugly) beginnings with Android 1.0 to the smooth and sleek styles of Jelly Bean 4.2, we have seen some tremendous growth and progress of our favorite mobile operating system. Google has worked hard at ironing out the kinks and improving the user interface with some exciting new features. The result has been a much smoother, better, faster, prettier operating system, but it has surprisingly left some simple yet important features out in the cold. Here are three features (or lack thereof) that I believe are major oversights in Google’s current OS.
Getting bored of your standard stock dialer? I’m not a big fan of Sense UI devices these days, I’m more of a stock Android kind of guy. Especially when it comes to Sense’s dialer. Well, in steps XDA member mozarcik and provides you with an alternative for times like these. Check out the dev’s app, myDialer Lite for Android. The newly styled dialer offers quick responses to the touch, detailed call history by contact and supports several languages for your convenience. In addition, unlike most dialer applications, this one is fully skinnable. There are currently three skins available to pick from and we expect more will follow in the up and coming months.
myDialer lite is a replacement for dialer app. You can quickly search for contacts by entering part of the name/number