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Want to experience HTC One (M8)'s Motion Launch gestures on any OLED Android device? Try Knockr

0. phoneArena 07 May 2014, 09:37 posted on

TC's flagship for this year, the One (M8), came with the latest version of Sense UI, 6.0, which was playfully dubbed ''Sixth Sense''. Apart from its cleaner, flatter visuals and on-screen buttons, Sense 6.0 also introduced Motion Launch gestures – a rather useful addition to the functionality of the interface. What Motion Launch does is simple, yet most welcome – when the One (M8)'s screen is off, the user can wake the device up with a simple double tap, navigate to a certain app with a swipe, or launch the camera with the aid of the volume buttons. So far, so good!...

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posted on 07 May 2014, 09:56 8

1. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 67; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


The BEAUTY of ANDROID
enough said...

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:04 8

3. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


THE BEAUTY OF ANDROID,
with the best experience of ANDROID,
use it like a TERMINATOR,
customize it like a KAMEN RIDER,
as powerful as GOKU,
just for every of us and YOU,
awesomeness IS OVER 9000,
and also more than a DOZENS,
be a brave ANDROID USER,
and show it off to other OS USERS.

This is ANDROID, the power of ANDROID, it's nothing like Anything.

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:13 2

6. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 67; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


Hey Nothing like anything is the tag line of Micromaxx

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:23 1

7. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


It's nothing like anything™®©
It's mine now. Huehuehuehue...Just kidding. It's a cool tag line btw.

posted on 07 May 2014, 13:28

12. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


What's with the "Trademark"

Everyone's using TROLL his symbols

posted on 07 May 2014, 23:09

14. SleepingOz (unregistered)


You mean your previous account.

posted on 07 May 2014, 13:26

11. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


The power of Linux Android

I love Android

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:02

2. Xplorer (Posts: 4; Member since: 24 Apr 2014)


is the nexus 5 screen an OLED screen?

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:12 3

5. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 67; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


If I am not wrong only samsung and nokia use OLEDs nowadays

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:42

10. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5497; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Not only, for example Motorola also use OLED.

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:40

9. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5497; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Nexus 5 use LCD based screen not OLED.

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:07

4. Lifengineer (Posts: 44; Member since: 15 Dec 2011)


Still... It will drain like hell!
I had NoLed on my S2 and it drained battery a lot!

With all respect, this is one of the most stupid apps made for this purpose!

I thought it's gonna be like a kernel thing or something...

posted on 07 May 2014, 10:24 1

8. buccob (Posts: 1561; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


NoLED on a S4 Mini, and on the S3 that was stolen from me never was a battery drainer...

Maybe you didn't configure properly to maximize battery life?

When I set NoLED usually activate the Proximity Sensor, so the screen remains off most of the time (in a pocket or facing down), at expense of the battery use of the sensor which is really minimal...

I also set a timer, so the notification only stay on for 15 minutes or so...

Finally, I avoid big parts of the screen lit such as Weather, Battery, Date info... but I do like full app icons instead of "color dots"...

I configure al this to my mother's S4 Mini and she couldn't be happier... I don't think she would trade NoLED notifications for a single led light, or a different phone like an iPhone with no external notification at all....

posted on 07 May 2014, 19:14

13. toyboyz (Posts: 84; Member since: 22 Jan 2010)


I love/like it needs to be more sensitive on the knock. Keep up the good work:)

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