Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Android App Review: Get Help From the Device Inspector – XDA Developer TV
If you spend any time on XDA, you’re most likely a power user. The great thing about being one is that you learn a lot about your phone and what can become a potential issue. However, some of the information you need for your device is spread out across the numerous menus on your device.
XDA Forum Member zikkapp offers up an application that aggregates all your device information in one place. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Device Monitor & Inspector. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts on the application. Check out this app review.
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