Posts From Tomek Kondrat

Tomek Kondrat
Tomek Kondrat 802 posts

The only Polish moderator on XDA Developers. He graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn with a degree in journalism and public communication. He's a big fan of football (not hand egg), post rock and cooking. A total addict of mobile technology, especially Android. Currently using ZUK Z1. Likes shrimps and beer.

Android N Developer Preview Available For Sony Xperia Z3!

Android N is available for just a small number of devices. It’s still a developer preview, so Google deciding to roll it up for a bunch of Nexus devices makes sense. There is some good news, though, as Sony worked closely with big G to provide a preview for their own Xperia phones. At this moment,...

LG G5 Launches On March 31, Pricing Is Known!

We all know that LG is no longer an underdog on the mobile market. Devices from this Korean OEM are often very powerful, beautiful, innovative and well supported, hence there is a bigger chance today that you have a phone with an LG logo in your pocket. Same applies to the latest war horse released by...

Oppo Presents Two Mid-Range Models — R9 And R9 Plus

A couple of years ago, the Oppo brand stood out through a decent custom ROM community. Things were transparent and Oppo was quite good at providing GPL-mandated sources. Unfortunately not everything is as great as it was and sources are often outdated. Hopefully that trend will be reverted with two new devices of the Chinese manufacturer have...

Dirty Unicorns ROM Updated to Marshmallow, Brings Lots of New Features

The sixth major incarnation of Android, version 6.0 Marshmallow has been out for a while. Custom ROM developers had a couple of months to implement the most innovative features to make their projects unique. If we dive into XDA forums we can find thousands of custom ROMs. Every one of them differs here and there. We have...

Old But Gold: Sony Ericsson Devices From 2011 Get Marshmallow Support

Before making a whole bunch of "Z" devices, Sony, or rather Sony Ericsson, was focused on bringing up some really good and affordable devices. In 2011, Sony released about a dozen mid-range devices that are still quite popular, and not only on XDA. If you have one of these in your pockets, we have some really...

BadaDroid is Alive and Kicking! Android Marshmallow Available for Samsung GT-S8500 Wave

Android is a unique mobile OS, as it can be installed on various devices including phones, tablets, watches or even cars. It's one of the most flexible operating systems and due to its open-source nature, it's ported to even more devices. Most of OEMs decided to use it on the phones, but s particular Samsung created an own...

Bring Your ZenFone 2 Back to Life With xFSTK

It’s relatively easy to brick a device.The wrong fastboot command or kernel can lead to a serious soft brick, which can be hard to recover from. Luckily there are tools ready to bring most devices back to their electronic life. One of such tools is xFSTK, an Intel tool, which can help you out reviving ZenFone...

Bye, Bye Moto(rola)! Motorola Is Going to Be Phased Out

According to Motorola Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh, the Motorola name will fade from phones within the next few months. Lenovo, which is the owner of Motorola Mobility, will still use the Moto brand for its high-end phones and homegrown Vibe for cheaper headsets. Motorola was one of the most important brands in cellular telephones' history....

OnePlus One – A Redefinition of the Developer-Friendly Device

Back in 2013, when OnePlus announced the One model, many of us knew almost nothing about this company. We simply heard of a no-name from China with promises of making a “flagship killer”, which was alleged to be competitive against powerful devices made by Samsung, LG and Sony. This sounded ridiculous, but when the One model...

Xposed Framework Makes Its Way To Samsung’s Marshmallow

A few days ago, Samsung officially released a Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6... well, kind of. It’s still in beta, but developers are already working hard to bring their greatest projects up-to-date. Yesterday we learned that XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has updated his great CF-Root. Samsung users may feel happy as yet another project...

Samsung Launching Marshmallow Beta Testing Program in UK & South Korea

Samsung does a lot of things to be considered as an innovative OEM. The Koreans invest a lot of resources to provide the best design their devices had in recent years. They also focus on safety and overall performance of their devices. According to reports, Samsung is looking to make the best software too, as the...

Galaxy S7 Plus Renders Surface, Show no MicroSD Nor USB Type-C Port

Every Samsung Galaxy S' premiere is a milestone to every Android user. Most smartphones from this series are widely regarded as some of the best Android devices available. We don't have to mention that Samsung sells millions of units yearly, everyone knows. A next bad boy, the Samsung Galaxy S7, is expected to be announced not...