jerdog is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. View posts and articles below.

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.

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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.

jerdog · Jan 6, 2015 at 03:35 pm · 4 comments

Epson Broadening Scope Of Business

It's not uncommon for companies to seek new ways to innovate or expand their product offerings to meet the demands in growing sectors. Heck, Samsung even makes ships. So it is not all that surprising that Epson has recently begun to broaden their business scope. Epson has been known for a considerable amount of time for printers and LCD projectors. It is only recently that they have begun to get creative with new technologies. After Google released Google Glass, Epson...

jerdog · Jan 6, 2015 at 02:50 pm

Pocket Guide App Lets You Search Places of Interest

Google gives you a wealth of information at your fingertips, and for many that is a good thing. But the full experience of how you find things around you via Google's homegrown apps can be a bit cumbersome, and is often slow. Enter a new app which seeks to simplify finding things around you.

jerdog · Jan 6, 2015 at 02:15 pm · 5 comments

Will 2015 be the Year of the Connected Car?

For the last few years Google has been showing off self-driving cars, and the world's reaction has been, well, kinda "meh". Sure, it would be cool to hop in your vehicle, say "Ok, Google take me to work", and then sit back and enjoy the ride. But the amount of infrastructure and technology advancements needed severely limits the rollout, at least at this time. So instead of fully getting to the self-driving car now, Google demoed Android Auto at Google I/O in...

jerdog · Dec 16, 2014 at 11:10 am · 7 comments

Sony Now Supports AOSP On Entire 2014 Qualcomm Line

Back in the summer of 2012, Sony made waves in the independent developer community when they partnered with Google to include the Sony Xperia S in the Android Open Source Project code base. After that experiment ended, they have continued to support AOSP on their released devices, with the Xperia Z3 being their most recent addition. Even confusing steps taken by Sony Mobile to purposely break the camera on their Z* line (since the Xperia Z1) if a user chooses...