If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Basics of Tasker: Automate Your Phone Tasks – XDA Developer TV
People who use Tasker swear by its functionality. “No longer do I have to remember to turn off WiFi at work and back on when I get home.” “With Tasker my phone automatically goes into vibrate at work, no more embarrassing rings during important meetings.” Tasker is a very robust application. However, it can be daunting to set up.
XDA Developer TV Producer and newcomer Kevin shows you the basics of this powerful application. In this video Kevin shows off the application and sets up a couple tasks to help you get a feel for how to use Tasker. So check out this video on the Basics of Tasker.
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Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...
A few months ago, we came up with the idea of presenting the history of flagship devices released by some of the major Android OEMs. In this, we've had the pleasure of bringing you the stories of Sony (Ericsson) and Samsung. Now, it's time for our third and final installment. This is a very special episode, as the OEM I will talk about was heavily connected to Android and the beginnings of XDA as a whole. Yes, I'm talking about HTC, the...