The secret to a smarter Android lock screen

Google giveth, and Google taketh away.

It’s an all-too-common tale here in the land o’ Android, and it’s exactly what happened in the world of widgets on our lock screens.

Way back in 2012, a full decade before Apple decided to (cough, snort) invent the idea of a more interactive smartphone entry point, Google made a big deal about bringing widgets onto the Android lock screen with its Android 4.2 release. It was all the rage — until two years later, anyhow, when Google quietly killed the feature off without any explanation.

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Source:: Computerworld