Can your lock screen act as a virtual billboard of sorts?
That's what one company is banking on with a new product it plans to unveil in the coming weeks. Web and mobile software company Conduit has over the past month experimented with a custom Android lock screen that can hop directly into different applications. The next step is to offer branded lock screens built around companies that deliver constantly updated information such as news, sports, or weather.
The result: a lock screen carrying the brand of a sports network or news channel that users would see every time … Read more