Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
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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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...