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.
All Your Base Are Belong to Carriers [Weekly Recap]
This week, the undead rise up to recap the news. A worthy goal for undead people. Azrienoch and SassiBoB recap the additions to the forum, all the week’s videos on XDA TV, and the Portal’s 4000th article. Then we hear about reviews for the HTC Titan, HTC Sensation XL, and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. After that, there’s more security issues on Android, including the recently discovered problem with Dolphin Browser. And that brings us to an explanation of the control cellphone service providers have over everything that happens in the American cellphone industry. Check out the video!
Nexus, Ice Cream Sandwich, and a Contest to win an HTC Amaze 4G
HTC Titan and HTC Radar Forums Added
Samsung Galaxy Note And HTC Sensation XL Forums Added
Where Did My Forum Go?
How to Root the HTC Desire HD
The Best Browsers for Android – XDA TV
WifiKill for Android [SassiBoB Review]
ROM Toolbox by Jrummy [SassiBoB Review]
XDA Exclusive Phone Review – HTC Titan (The New One)
A Few Minutes With the Galaxy Nexus And HTC Sensation XL At The London International Technology Show
Sorry Nexus One! No ICS For You
ICS Port Surfaces For The Nexus S
Ice Cream Sandwich Ported to the Samsung Galaxy S
Security Vulnerability #2 On HTC Devices (PoC #2) – WiMax Leaks
Sprint Rolls Out Updates For The EVO Family – HTC, You Can Do Better And I Will Tell You How!
Sprint’s Repair and Exchange Policies Updated – iPhone Owners Beware!
It is Illegal for Verizon to Lock Some Bootloaders (Updated)
Are You Using Dolphin Browser? Your Privacy May Be At Risk (Again)…
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While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...
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