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...
DeliciousDroid – Delicious Bookmarks for Android
Thanks to XDA member maxpower47, we are in for a “Delicious” treat. Delicious is a site which in simple terms alllows “Social Bookmarking”, and maxpower47 has developed a great client for using the sites service from your phone.
Here are some of its features:
- Supports OAuth authentication (for Yahoo based accounts)
- Notification of new bookmarks in inbox
- Background sync for bookmarks and network contacts
- Bookmarks are cached to allow offline viewing and to reduce network traffic
- Accounts managed through Android’s built-in account manager
- New bookmarks by network contacts displayed as status updates
- Bookmarks can be added in several ways:
- A menu in the app
- Directly from the browser via the “Share” menu
- By long pressing a friend’s bookmark and choosing “Add”
- Bookmarks can be deleted by long pressing and choosing “Delete”
- Bookmark titles and tags are searchable from both the global search and from within the app
- Code is licensed under the GPL v3 and is available on Github
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
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...