Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Cyanogen Inc. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! CyanogenMod is widely recognized across XDA for its solid performance, great feature set and far-reaching (and also long-lasting) support for all sorts of devices, from...
Easy Development Studio Helps Developers and Beginners Develop
Any tool that helps in the development of Android is a welcome addition to the veritable arsenal of tools and kitchens out there to help beginners and experts alike make their ROMs everything they can be. Of course, anything that makes the process easier is even a more welcome addition.
XDA Recognized Developer wes342 is developing a set of tools compiled into a studio software that takes the guess work out of ROM making and allows users to put the most possible modifications on their ROMs. There are literally over two dozen features and tools that range from compiling and decompiling .dex files to unpacking and re-packing boot.img files to make up among the most complete Android development tools out today.
The plans for future features at this time include:
Cross Platform ( Linux, Windows, Mac …Etc..)
More Supported Devices
More Supported Roms
More Features (Transitions, Boot animations, Etc….)
And even a few possible features that may be included in future releases:
Source building for any device.
(Gingerbread , ice cream sandwich)
Kernel source building
Svn Rom downloading (warm , synergy, ext…)
For those who want to check out this impressive software, you can find the full feature list, download links and instructions for installation and use in the application’s thread.
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There are tons of choices to choose from when looking for a great alarm app for Android. While the stock Clock app for AOSP does the job, it may lack some of the more advanced features from competitors. Let us know what your favorite alarm clock app is for Android and why.
Did you watch Apple's VP draw on his wrist during the Apple Watch announcement and wonder "why can't my Wear watch do that?" In typical XDA fashion, one enterprising forum member has brought similar functionality to Android Wear with a twist; it works on phones and watches alike, with other platforms on the way! The app is called Pinsy, and its release debut is a strong proof of concept with plenty of room to grow. You may remember the developer behind this project, XDA...