Posts From Jimmy McGee

Jimmy McGee
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As the resident token curmudgeon Senior Moderator of the XDA Forums, get off his lawn. Member of XDA since the Windows Mobile days Jimmy McGee heads up the YouTube channel for XDA dubbed XDA TV. Technology Geek by trade and security analyst by training, he has a lot to say about things found on the internet, some of which can be safely ignored.

Top 5 Icon Packs for Android!

The great thing about Android is its customizability. One part of the customization is icon packs. This change the look of the icons on your device allowing you to achieve your desired look. There are many icon pack available and today XDA TV Special Guest Zach talks about his 5 favorite icon packs. Check of...

One Click Root in 2016

Here at XDA we love to have control over our phones, for some people that means that you have to gain root access to your device. Well it has never been easier! Exploring the world can be a dangerous task. In this video XDA TV Host Ronald goes over some of the best One Click...

USB Type C Cables Fry Devices, Jolla Tablet Troubles & MediaTek Backdoor! – XDA TV

It's Friday, February 5, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Non standard's compliant USB Type C Cables can potentially fry devices. After announcing that their backers won't all be getting their tablets, Jolla announced refunds and a few more tablets. A security vulnerability was found in MediaTek software. Those stories...

My Phone is Better Than Yours – Mr. Phone App Review

Attention Spec-Heads! Mobile phone enthusiasts spend a great deal of time talking specs. There are know-it-alls everywhere. T-Mobile America even made a commercial about these braggarts! Yet, with all the smartphones that have been, currently are, and will be available, how does a walking encyclopedia keep it all straight? XDA TV Producer TK has found an...

Vinli – Control Your Home w/ Your Car

Vinli has been quite busy since we last spoke with them at the Big Android BBQ. They have partnered with Uber and continued to improve their tools for developers. XDA TV Producer TK and Vinli CTO Powell Kinney sat down to discuss more regarding their connected car platform. One exciting advancement is the ability to...

Zenfone Zoom Launched, OnePlus X Invites No Longer Needed! OmniROM Marshmallow Nightlies Incoming! – XDA TV

It's Friday, January 29, 2016, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Remember to stick around afterward, I did a tech news round-up over on my channel, that's the first link in the description. Loads of new device launches, so let's start there. Asus is putting out a new version of the Zenfone...

Top 5 Google Maps Tips – XDA TV

When he's not destroying innocent phones, XDA TV Host Ronald spends his time exploring. Exploring the world can be a dangerous task. You shouldn't leave the house without knowing your way around Google Maps! With so many amazing features there will be a few that go unnoticed. In this video Ronald explores the top five...

Bloomsky Hyper Local Weather App Review – XDA TV

Our smart phones are inundated with weather apps. Knowing the weather in your town or where you’re going is one of the conveniences of the modern smartphone era. But a lot of these weather readings are coming from airports or other locations that may not give you the whole picture of the area. Recently, a new...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 12: “Locking into the Future: Flagships, Updates & Bootloaders”

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode, the team discusses the truths and rumors...

US Xperia Z5 with NO Fingerprint Sensor? Remix OS is GPL Compliant, Galaxy Nexus Receives CM Lollipop!

It's Friday, January 22, 2016, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Just going to throw it out there, I did another general tech news video over on my channel, if you'd like to check that out, that'll be the first link in the description. As I mentioned previously, Sony is bringing the...

How to Replace Moto X Pure Screen – XDA TV

There are many times where our mobile device screen meets an unfortunate end. Whether that reason is a sky diving mishap, a hunting accident or you drop it on your face when using it in bed, a broken screen can put a damper on your day. However, if you have the Moto X Pure (Style),...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 11: “Tripping on VR”

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode, the team discusses the latest news from...