jerdog is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Jeremy has been an XDA member since 2007, and has been involved in technology in one way or another, dating back to when he was 8 years old and was given his first PC in 1984 - which promptly got formatted. It was a match made in the stars, and he never looked back. He has owned, to date, over 60 mobile devices over the last 15 years and mobile technology just clicks with him. In addition to being a News Editor and OEM Relations Manager, he is a Senior Moderator and member of the Developer and Moderator Committees at XDA.

Posts by jerdog

jerdog · Apr 1, 2015 at 11:40 pm

HTC M9 S-OFF In Less Than 24 Hours – No ETA On Release

HTC devices are no stranger to XDA's Senior Recognized Developers jcase and beaups, but not necessarily in the way that HTC themselves may like. Both jcase and beaups have consistently shown that beer, pizza and hard work can achieve just about anything, with the HTC M9 already S-OFF'ed in less than 24 hours.

jerdog · Mar 27, 2015 at 11:55 am · 3 comments

ASUS US Invites Developers at XDA to Special Event

ASUS has built a solid name over the years for their computer components, but in the last few years they have been expanding into the mobile market. With their Transformer series of tablets, their Padfone line, and being the tablet manufacturer for the Nexus 7 (as well as the 2013 version), they've solidified their place as a viable option in the mobile industry. In the 4th Quarter of 2014 they announced their ZenWatch, and at the beginning of 2015 they announced...

jerdog · Mar 20, 2015 at 08:00 am · 7 comments

Huawei Begins Friendly User Testing Program and Contest

Huawei in recent months has begun to expand their Android marketing and business, from Huawei USA sponsoring the Big Android BBQ to being what looked to be the largest Android OEM sponsor of this year's Mobile World Congress. Even rumors (hardly something to go to the bookies in Vegas about though) have suggested the next Nexus device being made by Huawei. So it comes as no surprise that they are beginning to embrace the community a bit more than they...

jerdog · Mar 12, 2015 at 11:47 am

ASUS Releases Kernel Source For ZenFone 2

ASUS's ZenFone 2 is shaping up to be quite an interesting device, what with Android Lollipop, an Intel 64-bit Atom processor, choices of 16/32/64 GB of storage, 2/4 GB of RAM, and a 5.5" screen. Even more interesting is the company has already released the kernel source in advance of its worldwide device release.

jerdog · Feb 26, 2015 at 02:54 pm

MTX Connects Travellers with Unlimited Data in Europe

With trade shows all over the world, and Mobile World Congress just around the corner, business travelers consistently have to deal with the need for data. MTX Connect is now offering low-priced data, and free mobile calling, with no roaming charges for anyone traveling to Europe.

jerdog · Feb 17, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Kazam Thunder Q4.5 Receives Official TWRP

OEM's who are actually serious about embracing the development community are few compared to those who just pay lip-service, and Kazam is such an OEM. With their device assistance and GPLv2 source code XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy was able to get an official version of TWRP released.

jerdog · Jan 26, 2015 at 11:37 pm

New Forums Created for Windows 10 Development

Microsoft, looking to be a player in the game of giants with their recent announcement of Windows 10, hopes to merge the OS experience between desktop, tablets, phones, and anything that falls in between. Check out our new forum for Windows 10 Development and Hacking and join in the fun!

jerdog · Jan 26, 2015 at 06:00 am · 3 comments

The Androids Are Marching On The UK

XDA has always been about the community, and as such we are constantly on the lookout for ways to bring awareness to events happening around the world. This year Birmingham University, United Kingdom, is the location for the 4th Annual March of the Droids, an Android Enthusiasts dream. For one day only, March 21st, you can join major OEMs from around the world, a major UK network provider, and other companies who support the Android community, in celebrating and learning...

jerdog · Jan 14, 2015 at 09:29 pm

Official VLC Coming To Android TV

The most famous video player, VLC, is set to make an official appearance on Android TV. VideoLan, the creators of the popular video player, have made a preview available for Android TV which is a welcomed addition to the platform.

jerdog · Jan 14, 2015 at 10:41 am

TWRP Updated to

XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy announced yesterday that the most popular custom recovery for Android, TWRP, has received another update to version Check out the changelog for the list of changes and new features and apply the update for your device.

jerdog · Jan 12, 2015 at 04:00 pm · 6 comments

XDA Partners With YU On Official Device Forum

Here at XDA we understand that the members of the mobile community can influence the success of an OEM, for better or worse. This is based largely on how seriously the OEM takes the community and how well they engage it, or in the case of some who languish - how well they don't. There are many ways on XDA to engage the community, from competitions to working with developers to answering questions and issues that users have right on XDA....

jerdog · Jan 9, 2015 at 09:47 am

Wearable Tech Helped Germany Win the 2014 World Cup

Wearable technology is not just for helping you shed the "Freshman 15" or to fight back against the Holiday gut. Seems sports teams are starting to see the benefits as well, including Germany who used wearables to assist in making decisions when they mattered most.

jerdog · Jan 7, 2015 at 01:47 pm

Google Reaches Out to Google TV Developers

Google's Android TV team just issued an informative shout out to all Google TV developers, giving them important news about the current state of Android TV and how it relates to current (and future) Android TV device releases.

jerdog · Jan 7, 2015 at 10:30 am

Is This the Year Wearables Become Cute?

Wearables these days come in all shapes, sizes and colors - and some say that is a bad thing. Whether or not it is, in the opinion of Wired, 2015 is going to be the year that wearables finally stop being so fugly.

jerdog · Jan 7, 2015 at 09:34 am

MediaTek Announces New ARM Chip For Android Wear Watches

MediaTek has announced, during all of the hype around CES and IoT, that they have a new ARM chip, the MT2601, ready to be used now for Android Wear watches. The MT2601 touts 41.5 percent fewer components and lower current consumption when compared with other chipsets in the market.