Droid Daily 7/22/13: Falcon Pro, Reddit News, Motorola Droid Ultra and More

July 22, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Sparky Lock Screen Lite

Want to change up your lock screen, well now there’s another app for that. Sparky Mobile has released Sparky Lock Screen Lite which allows you to change the lock screen on your device. Or you can check out Locket and get paid to unlock your device. Grab it from the Play Store for Free.

Reddit Now Gets Updated


Today, Reddit Now also got updated and brought a long quite a few changes. Here’s the full changelog from Google Play:


Out of Beta! Version 2 of Reddit Now has been greatly improved.
– Completely new “card based” interface
– New tablet interface
– Messaging (send mail and receive inbox notifications)
– Subreddits now appear in a slide down drawer
– Improved comment view
– Faster image handling
– Speed improvements throughout the app

AOKP Milestone 2 Now Available to Flash


Over the weekend, AOKP released Milestone 2 of their ROM, which is based of AOSP Android 4.2.2. It included some new features as well, here’s the changelog:

Major Features:

  • AOKP Ribbon

  • Permission management

  • Dark AOKP

  • mGerrit * check our latest changes anytime

  • Persistence support * keep DPI/hosts settings between wipes

  • Quick Torch on Lockscreen

  • HDR mode in AOSP Camera (does not work on every device)

  • Few new Toggles * StayAwake, Custom, Sleep, Reboot, etc.

  • Superuser from Koush

Motorola Droid Ultra in Red to Cost $100 for Verizon Employees?


Over the years we’ve known about the Verizon Employee exclusive phones. Like the Red HTC Droid DNA. Now it appears there is a red Droid Ultra coming to Verizon’s employees. It’s also said to cost $99. Kind of makes me wish I worked for Verizon.

Falcon Pro Updated to version 2.0.5, but not in the Play Store


Falcon Pro has been one of the most interesting Twitter clients ever. Not because of the features (although the features are pretty awesome) but how the app manages to get around Twitter’s rules. Today, the app was updated to version 2.0.5 and is available. Here’s the full changelog:

What’s New:

  • New – Offline access for Favorites
  • New – When you fav a tweet, the link gets automatically preloaded for offline reading
  • New – You can now choose between ViewText or Instapaper for the mobilizer service (under User Experience settings)
  • Fixed – scollablle (Tato Note: scrollable?) custom login for small devices
  • Removed – Google Play previews (new play store design broke it)
  • Removed – Lucky patcher check (no point anymore)
  • Other fixes