What is a Bloatware App or Service You Actually Enjoyed?

Kill it with fire — that’s what we usually think when it comes to bloatware. But once every blood moon, when the sun is eclipsed and the planets align, we...

Maru, the Custom ROM that Turns your Phone into a PC, Will be Open-Sourced

The first computers were bulky, expensive, and generally pretty slow. As time has passed, our computing has become more and more portable. Today, we carry around pocket PCs in the...

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Fastboot Mobile Announces The Future of Push Services

XDA’s official development partner, Fastboot Mobile, has announced a new open source push service as an alternative to Google Cloud Messaging (GCM). Their service offers improved control, security and substantially increased...
February 12, 2016 11:06 AM

LG G5 Always-On Display! Moto 360 Gets Marshmallow! SHIELD Tablet Custom Kernel – XDA TV

It’s Friday, February 12, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. It has been announced that the LG G5 will have an always-on display.  The...
February 12, 2016 9:00 AM

Which Android Function/Feature is Invaluable for Your Routine?

Our routine dictates the way we use our smartphone, as it should. Often, our smartphones also dictate our routine. Nonetheless, there are plenty of ways in which our phone makes...
February 11, 2016 11:45 AM

Parallel Space Lets You Run Multiple Online Accounts Simultaneously

If you ever wanted to simultaneously run two social media accounts without signing out from one, or clearing app data, Parallel Space will help you do so. Developed by the...
February 11, 2016 10:32 AM

Best Apps You’ve Never Heard of: Homestyler

We can’t all be famous designer and builder Ty Pennington, but we can get close by using the Homestyler Interior Design app. You can explore the design possibilities with this...
February 11, 2016 9:00 AM

VR Home Launcher for CardBoard Lets You Launch Cardboard Apps Without Touching the Display

A slight obstruction in the VR experience with Google Cardboard is that you still have to launch apps via touch, after removing your phone from the headset. With this app...
February 10, 2016 3:22 PM

Stagefright Fix for Mediatek MT6753 Devices

XDA Senior Member BlueFlame4 has compiled recovery flashable zips of the latest Stagefright fixes. These fixes are applicable to all Mediatek MT6753 devices running on Android 5.1, like the Elephone P8000. Google+
February 10, 2016 1:57 PM

OnePlus X Review: Beauty, But Not the Beast

The OnePlus X is the third smartphone from OnePlus, a company that made waves with it’s first One. Featuring a classy glass and metal build, along with roughly the same...
February 10, 2016 11:13 AM

Montar Air Qi Car Mount Review and Giveaway! – XDA TV

Today XDA TV Host TK reviews a vehicle mounted Qi charge by Montar. Additionally, we are giving away three Montar Air Qi Car Mounts. To learn about the wireless charging...
February 10, 2016 9:00 AM

What Was Your Hardest Device to Transition Into?

Modern day life revolves so much around smartphone usage that we tend to grow accustomed to our devices. Bit by bit, our smartphones continue to influence our life and routines,...
February 9, 2016 10:34 AM

Never Stop, a Simple but Fun Game

Never stop by XDA Senior Member MaartenXDA is a quick, fun game with simple controls and a straightforward goal: keep the ball rolling by jumping over voids, and collect diamonds...
February 9, 2016 10:31 AM

The Nvidia Shield Tablet gets its first Marshmallow Custom Kernel

The Nvidia Shield Tablet now has a custom kernel that supports Marshmallow, thanks to XDA Recognized Developer laufersteppenwolf. Werewolf Kernel comes with overclocking support, security patches for a recent vulnerability...
February 9, 2016 10:30 AM