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Best lock screen widget apps for Android

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Best lock screen widget apps for Android
Envious about those fancy lock screen widgets that come with the latest Android 4.2 edition, and are only gracing Nexus devices for now? Don't be, as the Play Store has some apps to offer that host similar functionality as the lock screen goodness in 4.2.

Lock screen apps that support widgets are only a handful right now, but there are many others that enhance the functionality of the first screen you encounter upon pressing that lock/power key of your Android phone.

With most of them you can call or text frequented contacts, launch apps or adjust settings directly from the lock screen. Some offer plugins that display different information like your Facebook or RSS feed there, and some shine with an abundance of themes to choose from so your lock screen never gets boring. Check out a few of the best in the slideshow below.

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