A Dece Oasis Power Bank Review

Lenovo subsidiary ZUK has launched its own accessories brand called “A Dece Oasis”, currently the company only produces a small but loud Bluetooth/NFC speaker and power banks, here we will take...

New S Pen Mini-Review: Why is this Stylus Better, and Why Should You Care?

The S Pen is what makes a Note a Note, and now that there are two flagship Samsung phablets competing for your pocket, that differentiator is more important than ever....

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App Review: YouTube Gaming

Yesterday saw the release of Google’s new addition to the global video site YouTube, YouTube Gaming. Being brought to you by the makers of Android, it of course comes with an...
August 27, 2015 10:04 AM

ZUK Z1 Specifications, Info and Launch Event – XDA TV

Last week, I traveled for 24 hours straight to the other side of the world, to spend a grand total of 36 hours in Shenzhen and to feast my eyes...
August 27, 2015 9:00 AM

Root & TWRP Available For Samsung Galaxy Note 5!

Hopping on to the root bandwagon is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, courtesy of XDA Senior Member Manh_IT‘s Noble Kernel. Speaking about the kernel, it is significant here in the fact...
August 27, 2015 8:07 AM

5 Kickstarter Projects in Mobile You Should Check Out Now – XDA TV

Thank you for tuning in to XDA TV. Today we are going to be talking about five interesting Kickstarter projects. There have been noteworthy Kickstarter projects that have changed the...
August 26, 2015 9:00 PM

Hands-On with an Unnamed Elephone Device

During a recent visit to Elephone’s HQ in Shenzhen, I was lucky enough to get a hands-on with an as of yet unnamed phone that will retail at around $80....
August 26, 2015 12:57 PM

S Pen Controversy: User Error, or a Design Flaw?

By now, many of us have heard about the Note5’s stylus and how it breaks a vital mechanism when you try to store it backwards. Many discussions and debates have happened...
August 26, 2015 11:47 AM

Encore Music – XDA App Review

We listen to music a lot on our devices. We now have more providers of music than we know what to do with. Google Play Music and Spotify are some...
August 26, 2015 9:00 AM

Hardware Dyslexia, or How Specification Sheets Are Not Straight-Forward

With each new device leak and spec announcement we see product-cycle hype rise. Those who frequent enthusiast circles typically want the best they can get out of their favorite phones,...
August 25, 2015 5:43 PM

Do You Care Much About Wireless & Fast Charging?

We all want better battery life, but OEMs seem content with just giving us faster ways to charge our phones. This is not the solution we want, but it is...
August 25, 2015 11:17 AM

Xposed Framework for the LG G4 – XDA Xposed Tuesday

I have had the LG G4 for some time, and I have done for you guys how to a root and TWRP installation video. The one thing that we have...
August 25, 2015 9:00 AM

Walking The Great Firewall Of China

Frequent readers will be aware that as well as being a news writer for XDA, I am also the manager of our social media. Because of this when I was...
August 24, 2015 9:59 PM

The Future of Bloatware, Making a Buck a Phone

A number of global carriers, including Verizon in the US and America Movil in Latin America, have partnered with a small public company, Digital Turbine, to preinstall targeted apps. These...
August 24, 2015 1:09 PM