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10th March 2014, 08:08 PM   |  #1  
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I've been using this app. It's clean, minimalistic and most of all aesthetically pleasing compared to Active Notifications and Omni's implemetation IMO. In addition, it doesn't eat up much battery. It's still alpha and pretty much barebones at the moment but the developer is nice and he listens. He showed a preview of what's to come in future updates and it's awesome. Sign up at his G+ community page and give it a try.

Just wanted to share because I'm really loving my experience with it so far.
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10th March 2014, 08:33 PM   |  #2  
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This will probably KILL your battery though

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10th March 2014, 09:30 PM   |  #3  
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This will probably KILL your battery though

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not for me it's a really well done app
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11th March 2014, 02:58 AM   |  #4  
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Not sure about the new features, but I've been using this app for almost a month and no adverse effects on the battery.

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11th March 2014, 03:11 AM   |  #5  
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Edit: I misread the app discription. I see it only turns the screen on for a quick moment. Disregard the below


The problem with this app is that the Nexus 5 does not have an AMOLED screen. With an AMOLED screen, the only power used is the ones for the pixels in the notification. With the IPS LCD screen that the Nexus 5 has, even displaying a completely black screen (when the screen is on) WILL use the same amount of power as if the entire screen was lit up white. The backlight is ALWAYS on when the screen is on.
11th March 2014, 03:33 AM   |  #6  
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https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...=com.slidelock

I love this its like the iOS notifications and lock screen. This is the best out of any imitations. Check it out!

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11th March 2014, 09:04 AM   |  #7  
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One I have used since my S3 is Dynamic Notifications does the job - replicates the Motorola lock notifcations on lock screen.
11th March 2014, 01:16 PM   |  #8  
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Edit: I misread the app discription. I see it only turns the screen on for a quick moment. Disregard the below


The problem with this app is that the Nexus 5 does not have an AMOLED screen. With an AMOLED screen, the only power used is the ones for the pixels in the notification. With the IPS LCD screen that the Nexus 5 has, even displaying a completely black screen (when the screen is on) WILL use the same amount of power as if the entire screen was lit up white. The backlight is ALWAYS on when the screen is on.

The dev confirmed custom brightness in next update which should help minimize the already minimal battery consumption..
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11th March 2014, 01:26 PM   |  #9  
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This will probably KILL your battery though

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I've tried other ones and trust me this is by far use most minimal battery consumption.
19th March 2014, 08:02 AM   |  #10  
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Latest update = Awesome

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