As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.
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Update: It appears as if this application contains a malware known as Android/Plankton.I. This has now been corroborated by several sources. While we’re looking into the issue, it is highly recommended that all users uninstall this application. We greatly apologize for the inconvenience, and will keep you up to date with a recommended course of action as we find out more.
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Few things in our mobile lives are more frustrating than getting our application preferences just the way we want then, only to have to perform a full wipe when switching to a different ROM. Luckily, various tools exist to make our lives a little easier when restoring such as the ever popular Titanium Backup. XDA Forum Member mane55 created a new option for those looking to easily backup their apps and preferences with his latest app Easy Backup. As the name implies, Easy Backup is quite user friendly. Just like other backup solutions, Easy Backup can backup and restore your contacts, custom dictionary, text messages, bookmarks, and application data to your local storage and the cloud. However, unlike the other solutions, these backups are stored in standard zip files that can be opened easily from outside the app. And in the spirit of easy access, your SMS, MMS, call log, calendar, bookmarks, dictionary, and contact data are all stored in easily accessible formats such as CSV, EML, and VCF. Finally, Easy Backup allows you to quickly batch restore all of your apps and data without much effort. If you’re looking for a very user-friendly application backup solution, Easy Backup is worth a look. To get started, simply head over to the application thread.
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While Cyanogen, Inc has been the source of many headlines lately, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the differences between Cyanogen, Inc and CyanogenMod developers, as well as Cyanogen OS and the CyanogenMod ROM that so many XDA users love. The entities surrounding each of these are sometimes different and sometimes intertwined. We’ve gotten messages and comments requesting for a clearer distinction between these for future reference, which is why we are writing this feature. Let’s start...
Android Lollipop 5.1.1 has been released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the new Google Cell Service and what we know about it and be sure to check out the article talking about the release of the Sony Xperia Z4. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on...