· Mar 30, 2015 at 04:20 pm

CyanogenMod 12.1 for Android One

Android One devices once again got a pretty stable release of Android 5.1. XDA Recognized Developer varun.chitre15 managed to build a CyanogenMod 12.1 for Spice Dream Uno, Micromax Canvas A1 and Karbonn Sparkle V. Head over to this thread to download the unified ROM.

· Mar 30, 2015 at 03:20 pm

View All Your Email Accounts At Once

As of today, you can now select the "All Accounts" option in the Gmail app allowing you to view all your mail at once, regardless of which of your emails it was sent to including Yahoo, Outlook and other IMAP and POP accounts. All these accounts will also be placed in to threaded conversations.

· Mar 30, 2015 at 02:47 pm

Photos+ and Google Drive Together

Starting today, photos and videos stored in Google+ photos will also be available in Google Drive, to find them just look for the "Photos" menu in Drive on Android and the web. Photos+ will not be going anywhere any time soon but now you can organise all your photos in one place.  

· Mar 30, 2015 at 02:41 pm · 2 comments

DexPatcher: Patch Android APKs Using Java

You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...

· Mar 30, 2015 at 02:37 pm

Oppo R5 & N3 Stress Test Video

We've seen amateur drop tests flood the internet this week, and Oppo is joining the fray with a "greatest hits" of their own. Check the link for this flashy video of phones not being destroyed, but remember that these stress tests are like movie trailers - all panache, with no meat (microscopic analysis).

· Mar 30, 2015 at 02:35 pm

OnePlus Touts Improved Customer Service?

OnePlus has again taken to social media to trumpet its improved customer service (here's part 1), this time focusing on average response delay. Hit up Google Plus for OnePlus' full chart and the hostile comment section voicing concerns over delayed updates and negative experiences.

· Mar 30, 2015 at 01:53 pm · 2 comments

Is Cloud Storage Ready to Replace External Storage?

With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
· Mar 30, 2015 at 01:44 pm

Customized Ultra Stamina for Xperia

XDA Senior Member androidexpert35 has provided us a customized Ultra Stamine Mode from the Xperia Z3 that now includes Facebook, Whatsapp, Walkman and Chrome for you to use in the battery-conscious state. If you have a Sony smartphone and want to be social on your battery's last breaths, this is for you!

· Mar 30, 2015 at 01:11 pm

T-Mobile’s Coverage Map is Now User Verified

T-Mobile's new network coverage map utilizes real time data usage by customers, updated twice a month and includes speed test data from those users. In theory, you can now see a much clearer and more accurate representation of coverage in your area.

· Mar 30, 2015 at 11:20 am · 1 comment

M9: Is Throttling a Non-issue? Can’t We Trust Benchmarks?

When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...

· Mar 30, 2015 at 10:34 am

Unofficial Omni 5.1 for the Xperia Z

Unofficial Omni 5.1 builds just landed on the Xperia Z (yuga), thanks to recognized Developer Olivier. Other than video playback, the ROM is stable and should be fully usable, so give it a try!

· Mar 30, 2015 at 10:26 am

Lollipop for Xperia Z3, Z2 and Z2 Tablet Arriving Next Week

Sony has announced that the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA for the Xperia Z3, Z2 and Z2 Tablet will begin rolling out next week and also confirmed that the OTA will be available for the Xperia C3 and T2 Ultra. No timeframe was specified for the latter, with the post only stating that it would come "soon".

· Mar 30, 2015 at 09:00 am · 2 comments

What’s Next For Pebble?

It is all well and good stating figures, but what does $20 million of crowd funding mean for a company? The Pebble Time just recently ended their Kickstarter with over 4000% of their initial request which was just $500,000.  This level of funding is unprecedented for Kickstarter and it passed $1 million in less than an hour bringing with it a level of fame unavailable to many other OEMs.     Produced by the Pebble Technology Corporation (PTC), the Pebble Watch has...

· Mar 30, 2015 at 06:00 am · 4 comments

LG G4 Note Picture Leaked, Oxygen OS Delayed – XDA TV

The LG G4 Note has been leaked! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the news of the delay in the release of Oxygen OS and be sure to check out the article talking about installing Android 4.4 Kitkat on a laptop. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week...

· Mar 30, 2015 at 04:25 am

Unofficial Android 5.1 for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Qualcomm edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is another device that received a working port of Android 5.1. XDA Recognized Contributor aukhan and his team updated the AICP to the latest release of Android. Update your phone now!