If Cyanogen Inc. has its way, you won’t be forced into the Google services if you use Android. Until then, a lot of us are fully invested into the Google ecosystem. We listen to our music on Google Play Music. However, the Google Play Music app could benefit from some tweaks. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds some customization options into Google Play Music. XDA Senior Member Maxr1998 offers...
Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 Arrives on the HTC Droid DNA, KitKat in Q1 2014
HTC has been quite good about releasing expedient Android system updates as of late. To that end, we’ve recently seen Android 4.4 KitKat updates for both the HTC One Google Play edition, as well as the developer and unlocked version of the OEM-skinned model. Now, the company has shared its KitKat update plans for the HTC Droid DNA.
Close cousin to the HTC J Butterfly, the Droid DNA is HTC’s former flagship a few generations ago, and the first mass market phone available in the US with a 1080p display. And released a little over a year ago, there’s no reason why the the still powerful device should not get to enjoy KitKat in official capacity. Thankfully, HTC has stated that the DNA will receive KitKat by the end of Q1 2014.
And in more immediate news, Verizon and HTC are now updating the device to Android 4.2.2. The update, which comes in the form of two sequential OTAs (2.08.605.1 710RD and 3.06.605.4) also brings along HTC Sense 5 and various bugfixes. And for those looking to install a pre-rooted version, XDA Senior Member santod040 has you covered.
It’s good to see that despite delays with the Android 4.3 update, KitKat will come to the DNA in the relatively near future. Share your thoughts in the comments below, and don’t forget to make your way over to the HTC Droid DNA forums as well.
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Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....