How to Get Samsung's, LG's Best Features on Any Android Phone

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A Samsung Galaxy phone won’t go to sleep as long as you’re staring at the screen. An LG Optimus handset lets you run apps in tiny windows on top of the desktop, while Motorola RAZR devices can perform key tasks according to a schedule. Some call the proliferation of custom features Android fragmentation, but I call them innovation, as OEMs are adding functionality faster than you can say Google.

Fortunately, you don’t need to buy a particular brand of phone to get an enhanced Android experience. A number of third-party apps available through the Google Play store can replicate the best custom features that Samsung, LG, HTC and Motorola have to offer.

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Avram Piltch
Avram Piltch, LAPTOP Online Editorial Director
The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.
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  • Kevin Kelly Says:

    Thanks for sharing. This is so innovative and helpful. Keep up the good work.

  • Connie Says:

    What is a good sub for Samsung Game launcher? I've tried 4 so far and they all suck.

  • Abdullah Says:

    How can i get the LG'S Clip tray feature on my samsung???

  • Vince Says:

    So what about an alternative for the "wake your tablet by just tapping on the screen with your finger" feature that the Sony Xperia Z Tablet has?
    I want the same on my nexus but can't find an app for it.

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