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.
3 Million Members!
Today we have surpassed the 3 million members mark. Here are some site statistics:
- In the top 1000 sites in the world for traffic (Rank 998)
- In the top 1000 sites in the US for traffic (Rank 822)
- Average new members per day 3,000-5,000
- Average members online at any time 10,000
- Most members ever online as of November 15th, 2010 was 16,525 members online at 1:32 PM PDT
We finally have made it to 3 Million members on XDA and from all the admins, moderators, and news writing staff we raise a toast to another million more! Cheers Everybody!
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