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SlideLock: A Dope Lockscreen Alternative For The Minimalist In You

As an HTC One owner (carrier locked) who has recently upgraded to KitKat, I was very upset to learn that I could not get the Nexus 5 lock screen on my device without rooting it (yes I thought this update was the holy grail and would turn my phone into some super-human device that looked exactly like a vanilla Android device, yeah I spazzed all the way out).  So for about two days straight I scoured the Play Store for lock screen alternatives that would mimic the Nexus 5 until I finally came across SlideLock.  SlideLock is a lock screen notifier replacement by Silver Finger Software who some of you may know from NotifierPro and coordinating themes in the Play store.

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Report: Apple Reduces MFi Licensing Fee Which Could Mean Cheaper Accessories

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9to5 Mac is reporting via Macotakara that Apple has or may be reducing the fees and minimum quantities purchased on MFi (Made For iPod, iPhone, iPad) licenses for third party accessory makers. This would certainly not only be welcome for the manufactures but consumers as well. Assuming manufacturers will pass the savings along. For those of you not in the know. Apple began its MFi program back in 2005 with the iPod.

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