It's not often I look at a product or service and say "I really really hope this isn't real, and it's an elaborate fake". Alas, this day has come. It's time for a look at something which cropped up on my radar today, namely a service called FileThis. I won't do them the search-engine-ranking honor of providing a direct link to their site, but a quick search will find them, and their app on the Play Store and iTunes store....
Android App Review: Get Your Morning Cup of Coffee with Android Hub – XDA Developer TV
We’ve often heard that the best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup. That may or may not be true, but reading news articles about my topics of interest, like XDA and Android news, is one of the first things I do when I wake up. I’m not a morning person, so navigating to different places can be annoying. Maybe there is a way to aggregate all my articles.
XDA Forum Member Line.Dev offers up an application to quickly and easily read articles from different Android news sources in one place. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Android Hub. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.
Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos
- Android App Review: Lock Your Private Data with ZDlock – XDA Developer TV
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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.
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...