Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Enter Windows 8, Stage Left [Weekly Recap]
This week on XDA TV, SassiBoB takes the recapital reigns to deliver the sad, so sad news that she is leaving the Weekly Recap to pursue bigger opportunities. And as much as that might cause you to pound your fists on the floor and cry in agony, she musters the strength to recap this week’s news, such as AdamOutler’s release of the Unbrickable Mod for the Samsung Vibrant, and Mike1986’s work to turn the HTC Sensation into the HTC Sensation XE. And in an adorable attempt to rant with the best of them, Bob explains why she thinks Microsoft’s Windows 8 is important to the future of tablets and smartphones, and thus why the addition of the Windows 8 forums on XDA-Developers is an excellent step forward.
Sony Tablet S Forums Added
XDA TV at HTC Titan and Radar Press Event
New Forums Added – Windows 8
Themes for Widgetlocker
WP7 Big Dialer
XDATV web app
Samsung releases kernel for Epic touch 4g
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...