The Sorry State of Android Fragmentation: An Example to Understand Developers’ Plight

Fragmentation has been a contentious issue in Android quite literally since the mobile operating system was announced. Apart from being a cudgel for trolls to use in online flame-wars, the diversity...

The LG V20 is an Important Device for LG, and They Don’t Have Room to Fall Short Again

Last month, we did a report on the walking of LG’s product design and how it’s been hurting them in sales. The main takeaway from this analysis is that LG is struggling...

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Emulate Gyroscope on Android With GyroEmu

While a gyro sensor is a standard for high-end phones, there are some devices that lack thereof. Luckily, XDA Forum Member Mourdraug created an Xposed Framework module that emulates this sensor. If you...
July 29, 2016 4:02 PM

Ask TK | Answers For July 2016

What’s the benefit of flashing a newer radio image? What firmware do you recommend for the LG G4? Are you using the Remix OS on your PC? Feel free to...
July 29, 2016 1:00 PM

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Gets Its Own Forums!

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active makes for a good choice for people looking for a rugged phone with flagship specs. If you purchased an S7 Active, head on over to...
July 29, 2016 10:02 AM

Weekly Debrief — The Note7, Nexus Sailfish, and More

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Flat) Working Prototype Featured in 11-Minute Long Video The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 unveiling is just round the corner, with the device being unveiled officially on...
July 29, 2016 10:00 AM

What Makes an App Worth Paying for?

Android is home to thousands and thousands of apps and games. But not all of these are created equal. Some apps truly shine on what they do, while a lot...
July 28, 2016 2:12 PM

XDA Subforums Live for Blackberry DTEK50!

With Blackberry releasing their second Android device in the Blackberry DTEK50 (rebranded Alcatel Idol 4), subforums have been created for the device! If you plan to purchase the device, head...
July 28, 2016 12:22 PM

Dash Charging Kernel Code Released for the OnePlus 3!

Just last month, we extensively covered the OnePlus 3 and what makes it a tinkerer’s best bet (excluding Nexus, of course) in the current flagship market. One of the things that...
July 28, 2016 12:00 PM

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Flat) Working Prototype Featured in 11-Minute Long Video

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 unveiling is just round the corner, with the device being unveiled officially on 2nd August. We know a lot about the device so far —...
July 28, 2016 11:44 AM

Beating The Game CLARC

The game he settled on is called CLARC. Right now it’s available on the Play store for $2.90. This puzzle/adventure game will follow the story of a robot who falls...
July 28, 2016 10:16 AM

Defining Bloatware: Where Do YOU Draw the Line?

Bloatware. The very word makes Nexus purists cringe and carrier users flee for the hills. Typically this is for good reason, just the word bloatware is disgusting and gets lumped...
July 28, 2016 10:05 AM

Here’s how to Access Hidden Settings on your Phone

Depending on what flavor of Android your phone is based on, you might be stuck with a settings page that is… a bit of a mess to say the least....
July 28, 2016 9:20 AM

Android Nougat Beta Build for the Huawei P9 is Available – Get it Now!

Correction: The Nougat beta build seems to currently only be for the Huawei P9. We will be on the lookout for beta builds dropped for other Huawei devices and will update...
July 27, 2016 12:20 PM