ANDROID

Which Android Function/Feature is Invaluable for Your Routine?

Our routine dictates the way we use our smartphone, as it should. Often, our smartphones also dictate our routine. Nonetheless, there are plenty of ways in which our phone makes our everyday life easier. We ask you, what is that one everyday function that makes your phone invaluable to your routine? Which service, app, or even...

Best Apps You’ve Never Heard of: Homestyler

We can't all be famous designer and builder Ty Pennington, but we can get close by using the Homestyler Interior Design app. You can explore the design possibilities with this fun app. You can paint your walls, add funiture to your room and share your designs with friends. There are all sorts of cool and...

OnePlus X Review: Beauty, But Not the Beast

The OnePlus X is the third smartphone from OnePlus, a company that made waves with it’s first One. Featuring a classy glass and metal build, along with roughly the same internals as the OnePlus One, the device is aimed at the people who would prefer smaller and manageable phones with an exciting feature set nonetheless. Will...

Montar Air Qi Car Mount Review and Giveaway! – XDA TV

Today XDA TV Host TK reviews a vehicle mounted Qi charge by Montar. Additionally, we are giving away three Montar Air Qi Car Mounts. To learn about the wireless charging vehicle mount and how to win, check out the video! The wireless charging function only works with Qi wireless technology. a Rafflecopter giveaway Links: Giveaway Montar Air Qi Car...

What Was Your Hardest Device to Transition Into?

Modern day life revolves so much around smartphone usage that we tend to grow accustomed to our devices. Bit by bit, our smartphones continue to influence our life and routines, making us acclimatized to their own nuances. But for everyone, the day comes when we get a new device and the daily routine changes. The new...

Edge Launcher v2.0 Released, Brings Major UI Updates

Edge Launcher, previously known as Edge Quick Actions, the tiny but useful app that allows you to quickly access toggles and switch between apps has received an update to v2.0 which brings with it a refreshed cards UI, the Material Design theme, as well as a host of delightful animations. The developer has also teased contacts...

Which Theme Do You Run on Your Phone, and Why?

Screenshots are welcome! Thanks to the plethora of customization tools on Android, it's fairly easy to find themes that suit your style. Alternative launchers, icon packs, and custom widget creation tools are just some of the ways you can customize your UI. But unless you're a user on a custom ROM with the Cyanogenmod Theme...

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...

Through the Viewfinder: Honor 5X Launch, Munich

Last Thursday (4th February 2016) the Honor 5X was finally launched in Europe and presented in Munich, Germany. The afternoon comprised of the launch presentation, interviews with Thorsten Doehlert and Zhao Gang, experiencing the phone and a talent show. Before the launch, Honor approached me to ask my thoughts on the device. I found it...

The Misfortunate Pixel C: A Gigantically Insufficient Leap for Android Tablets

There is one particular device that disappointed me greatly last year, an Android product that promised to fulfill a void in the ecosystem, but that mightily failed to do so -- and in great part it failed because it was an Android product. The Pixel C was set to be the tablet that would bring productivity into...

BadaDroid is Alive and Kicking! Android Marshmallow Available for Samsung GT-S8500 Wave

Android is a unique mobile OS, as it can be installed on various devices including phones, tablets, watches or even cars. It's one of the most flexible operating systems and due to its open-source nature, it's ported to even more devices. Most of OEMs decided to use it on the phones, but s particular Samsung created an own...

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...