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Sep
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If you own a Honeycomb tablet, then you probably know that a true fullscreen option doesn't exist. When watching YouTube videos, viewing images in the gallery, or playing a games, the navigation bar is always present - which causes frustration for a lot of users. Enter HoneyBar, a simple way to temporarily hide the navbar on rooted tablets.

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Upon install, HoneyBar will launch itself and constantly run in the middle of the navbar, which is usually blank space. I say 'usually' because with TouchWiz on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, this is where the mini app tray is. The developer is aware of this issue, though, and implemented an experimental fix that offesets the location of the HoneyBar touch zone.

If you're not running TouchWiz, though, you can tap the white box at any time to hide the navigation bar. After the first ten uses, the white box will hide itself permanently, since the user should be used to how HoneyBar works at that point. The show the navbar again, just tap the center of the navigation bar.

HoneyBar will set you back $0.99, and you can grab it by hitting the widget below.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, and musician. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6- or 7-string, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://twitter.com/mikeGsays Mike Garcia

    Pretty cool, especially that they've already figured out a fix for the SGT10.1 - that was the first thing I thought of when I saw the pictures! "Yes, that looks cool, but it won't work for me on my Touchwiz Tab...." Nice app!

  • KevinJ

    nice! you find this on xda or the market?

  • George C

    Looks nice, but I'll pass. /poor.

  • http://www.phone-shop.tesco.com/ Caroline shops

    In time, the war will be between Android and Apple. Will it be like the war between Internet Explorer and rest of the gang?

  • Sombat

    don'work in ss galaxy tab10.1 it work only one ti then white rectangular will move to upper of task bar and can' work anymore. need to close and restart honey bar again. waste money

  • Joe Rivera

    Very nice...very useful when watching Netflix. I'm one of the millions of married men that need "permission" to purchase even a .99 cent app so after I get permission I will definitely buy. (Iconia A500)

  • Eric

    It hides my status bar, but won't bring it back :/

    Transformer

  • ChumbleSpuzz

    Removed from market?

    • http://www.AndroidPolice.com Artem Russakovskii

      Hmm, guess so - don't see it either.

  • Perry

    It's now on the amazon app store

  • Perry

    And now it's back on market