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Lenovo's newest Chromebook has a little Pixel C DNA

Lenovo's newest Chromebook has a little Pixel C DNA

A few months ago some new code was spotted in the Chromium repository, indicating that the multi-function light bar seen on devices like the Chromebook Pixel and the Pixel C would be making a return. It looks like the first device we're seeing with that functionality is Lenovo's newest Chromebook. The IdeaPad 5i, announced before an all-digital Mobile World Congress, features a light bar on the front of the laptop to display battery charge without needing to open it.

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PowerLine Is The OSD For People With OCD, But It Will Probably Make Matias Duarte Cry

PowerLine Is The OSD For People With OCD, But It Will Probably Make Matias Duarte Cry

I really enjoy having a great looking home screen with a good balance of colors and very little distraction. But I felt like destroying something beautiful by splashing tons of brightly colored pixels everywhere. The app responsible for this is PowerLine, an on-screen display that uses persistent lines to keep you apprised of almost any live stat you could ever ask for. This comes to us from Urbandroid Team, the developers of Sleep as Android.

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This isn't a brand new idea by any means, and battery bars like this reach all the way back to the Windows Mobile days. Plenty of ROMs and apps deliver similar features, but few of them offer quite as much customization or as many stats.

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[New App] Check Your Battery Level Without Leaving The Foreground Application With T.E.A.M. Battery Bar

[New App] Check Your Battery Level Without Leaving The Foreground Application With T.E.A.M. Battery Bar

If you like to keep a watchful eye on your battery level (who doesn't?), then you probably have some sort of widget to that lets you know how much juice your phone has left. That's great, but you have to navigate away from any foreground application in order to check the battery status. Enter T.E.A.M. Battery Bar, a new app that displays a customizable bar at the top (or bottom) of the screen indicating how much battery is left .

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See that blue bar at the very top of the screenshots? That's it. This type of battery notification has been part of the MIUI ROM for quite a while now, but this app is a great alternative for anyone who doesn't want to run MIUI, or isn't even rooted to begin with.

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