More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
1337 Day Contest from XDA – XDA Developer TV
It is the thirty seventh day of 2013, which makes it “1337” day. Who on XDA is more “1337” than XDA’s Elite Recognized Developers? These talented individuals have given the community so many wonderful developments to help improve our Android lives. XDA Eliter Recognized Developer and XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler takes time to recognize the numerous achievements from this talented bunch.
In the spirit of giving and sharing, AdamOutler announces a contest to give away several XDA CruzerLite cases and XDA NFC Keychains for those who missed their chance to get one at the Big Android BBQ last year. Check out the video to find out how you can win one of CruzerLite’s great XDA cases. We’d like to give a big thanks to CruzerLite for their excellent XDA Cases.
CONTEST WILL END February 13 at 11:59PM EST
NOTE: The prize winners will be selected by XDA Administration and their selection is final. This is a social media contest, must participate on the specified social media network to be qualified to win. No purchase necessary. XDA Developer TV and XDA management reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this contest at any time without notice.
Be sure to check out other great video’s on XDA Developer TV.
- Device Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
- Xperia Jelly Bean Lockscreen Ported to ICS Xperias, Oppo Find5 Rooted – XDA Developer TV
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 gets CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies, TWRP 2.4 Released – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Switch Keyboards for Your S-Pen – XDA Developer TV
- Oppo Find 5 Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV
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