To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Easily Flash, Mod and Backup Your Android Device from PC with UniFlash
Find yourself flashing ROMs to your Android phone or tablet frequently, but wish there were a way to do so from the comfort of your computer? Want to edit the ROMs you flash safely before installing them, to remove the apps you don’t need and add some additional ones that you do? Want to flash individual partitions to your phone directly from a PC using a GUI, without having to meddle with fastboot commands yourself? Want to edit your build.prop right from your PC? Want to modify the /system partition of your device to add or remove system apps from a GUI on your computer? You can do all this from one single application: UniFlash!
Brought to us by XDA Member MihailPro, UniFlash aims to be a Swiss Army knife for your Android device that lets you edit and flash ROMs and partitions, add or remove system apps, edit system files, and even perform and restore backups—all from an easy-to-use graphical interface on your PC. To learn more about the features of UniFlash or to get started using it, simply visit the forum thread. Do keep in mind though that it is a new tool and there may be some glitches, so always take a backup first.
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.