This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
Contest: Win XDA’s Favorite Phone and Tablet of 2011!
Recently we asked you what your favorite phone and tablet were of 2011. The results were pretty unanimous with most of you favoring the Galaxy S II as your favorite phone, and the Asus Transformer as your favorite tablet. As such, we’re going to be giving away three Galaxy S II’s (one for T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint) thanks to the folks at Samsung, and we’re also going to be giving away an Asus Transformer, thanks to the folks at XDA (that’s us!). For more on how to enter, click on!
To enter the contest, film a video telling us which device you want to win and why, and add it as a video response on YouTube. Try to be as creative as possible. XDA Admins will be choosing five finalists, and the community will vote on the four winners. Deadline is December 26. Good luck!
And yes, the contest is open to everyone in the world.
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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?