Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Call For Developers: Getting Custom ROMs Running On The Droid X2
Even after attaining root, the Motorola Droid X2 still refuses to play nice with custom, AOSP-based ROMs. Development efforts have been going strong since late November, but the developers still need some help from, well, other developers. More developers.
This thread is for the discussion of where to go next.. tricks, techniques to debugging a foreign ROM on our 2nd-init boot.
@ this point i have had varying success in booting cm7, still allot of bugs in logcat, and still getting a bootloop.
Please only chime in if you have any ideas or thoughts related to this.
So, if you’re a developer who knows his/her way around Android ROMs and are skilled enough to help, please head over to this forum thread to assist your fellow forum members in getting the Droid X2 to boot custom ROMs.
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...