Lock screen widgets work, and they work well – but there also are some troubling security concerns
Finally, we get our first real look at the new lockscreen widgets in Android 4.2. This is a feature that was teased at the outset, but our prerelease units have now been updated with them, and it's time to put them through their paces.
Actually, this update does more than just add the ability to...
What's that? A separate piece about a clock app? It still tells time, right?
Yes. A separate piece about a clock app. And, yes. It still tells time. Actually, the new clock app in Android 4.2 is wearing four or five hats. Here's the breakdown:
And what's more -- this thing looks good.
Finally, Google has added quick settings to the notification pulldown in Android 4.2. That's a feature many have wanted in stock Android since, well, forever. Enthusiast ROMs have added them. The manufacturers have added them. You can download apps that add them. And now, Google's added them in the latest version of Jelly Bean.
Only, Google did it different. Whereas quick settings generally...