Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Apple Forced to Apologize, CyanogenMod 10 Alphas, Verizon Galaxy S3 Updates – XDA Developer TV
Jordan is back today, talking about Jelly Bean, Samsung Galaxy S III, and other news from the XDA Portal. Jordan covers news on official CyanogenMod 10 previews for the International Galaxy S III and its US variants. Jordan talks about the two stories regarding Verizon, and the locked bootloader on their Galaxy S III. Jordan also mentions Erica’s video on Easy UMS.
In Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions the Jelly Bean alphas for the HTC HD2, Sensation and Amaze 4G. Also, getting Jelly Bean is the Galaxy S II. Jordan wraps up the video with a mention of the marriage proposal the XDA way story.
Links to stories mentioned:
- CyanogenMod 9 RC2 Released for Various Devices
- Alpha Jelly Bean ROM for the Venerable HTC HD2
- Jelly Bean Alpha for the Sensation and Amaze 4G
- The Galaxy S II i9100G Doesn’t Like Being Left Out of the Party
- CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the US Galaxy S III Variants
- Official CM10 Preview for the International Galaxy S III i9300
- What is Unlocked and How Does This Affect Verizon’s SGS3?
- Update on the Verizon Galaxy S III Quest for Unlocked Bootloader
- Marriage Proposal, the XDA Way
- UK Judge Tells Apple to Publicly Apologize
- Easy UMS, USB Mass Storage and Media Transfer Protocol – XDA Developer TV
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...