Posts From Tarek Baay

Tarek Baay
Tarek Baay 34 posts

Tarek Baay (also known as “TK”) is from Los Angeles. He is a tech professional that likes to get his hands on new things, and share his experience with the world the same way a friend would tell you if something is good. He has been on XDA for along time starting with the t-mobile MDA running windows mobile 5. Since 2012 he’s been doing video for XDA TV. His interests include mobile technology, PC Building, and gaming.

honor 5X Review: What Do You Get for $199?

Just last week at CES 2016 honor announced that they are coming to the United States. XDA TV Host TK received one and unboxed it. Additionally, XDA Editor Mario got one as well and gave his initial impressions and followed them up with a discussion about Emotion UI. While, you’re at it make sure you enter...

Win One of Three honor 5X! Also: First Impressions + Forums Launched

We're pretty jazzed about the new honor 5X announced yesterday at CES. While technically it's made by Huawei, it's not branded as such. We're excited about it because it's an unlocked GSM phone with solid midrange specs (shown below) at a pretty unbeatable price point of $199, available for pre-order now from Amazon with an official...

Top 5 Must Have Apps of 2015

For the past couple of days we took a couple moments to reflect on the Top 5 News Stories of 2015 and the Top 5 Xposed Mods of 2015. To continue down this look back at what goodies got released over the last 12 months, XDA TV Host TK talks about the Top 5 Must...

Top 5 Xposed Mods of 2015 – XDA TV

Yesterday we took a moment to reflect on the Top 5 News Stories of 2015. As the year wraps up, it is always fun to look back at what goodies got released over the last 12 months. In today’s video XDA TV Host TK talks about the Top 5 Xposed Mods from 2015. At the beginning...

Pure Nexus Review (Sort of) and Overview – XDA TV

In the past we have, sort of, reviewed many custom ROMs, like CyanogenMod 12s, Oxygen OS, CyanogenMod 12, OmniROM, SlimKat and more. Here at XDA we live for custom ROMs. Whether they be huge community efforts or the tinkering of a single person, custom ROMs help unlock more functionality to our beloved devices. Now that Marshmallow is out, many ROM...

OPPO’s AOSP ROM: Interview About a Delightful OPPOrtunity

At the Big Android Barbecue 2015, we had the pleasure of checking out OPPO's latest efforts in ROM making -- an AOSP ROM that sits in stark contrast with their traditional software offerings. With said AOSP ROM, OPPO aims to provide the software that power users, enthusiasts and developers around the world would love on OPPO...

Meet IonVR: Sick VR That Eliminates VR Sickness

The Big Android Barbecue 2015 has come and gone, and as attendees know, going to such an Android gathering rewards Android fans with new experiences. This year, the best of the show was all about Virtual Reality. And as is the case with every emerging technology at any event, the people involved in pushing Virtual Reality...

Big Android BBQ 2015 Event Recap – XDA TV

The rain-soaked Big Android BBQ 2015 has come and gone! We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ. He got to try out a lot of fun technologies, check out some exciting presentations given by leaders in the Android field and talk...

Big Android BBQ 2015: IonVR Interview w/ Chainfire (Virtual Reality) – XDA TV

Big Android BBQ 2015 has come and gone! We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ and took the time to interview some of the attendees and other sponsors. In this video, TK interviews XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire about the latest...

Big Android BBQ 2015: Vinli Interview (Connect Your Car!) – XDA TV

XDA was on site for another exciting, although rain-soaked, Big Android BBQ 2015! We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ and took the time to interview some of the attendees and other sponsors. In this video, he interviews Powell Kinney, the...

Big Android BBQ 2015: Swappa Interview – XDA TV

The Big Android BBBQ 2015 has been another great event! XDA was there. We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ and took the time to interview some of the attendees and other sponsors. In this video TK interviews Ben from Swappa....

What Google Missed on the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6P – XDA TV

Google finally announced Its new 2016 Lineup of Nexus Devices. Today I want to talk to you guys about the new Nexus 6P and 5X. Both Devices come in with the latest Android OS (Marshmallow). By the end of the announcement show, I was left confused about some things that they covered and did not...