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...
Facebook Home for all Android Devices, Bootloader Unlocks for Atrix HD, Razr HD and M – XDA Developer TV
Filling in for Jordan, our friend Kevin reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is a discussion of Facebook Home made available to all Android devices. Kevin talks about the device ruggedness and Motorola bootloader unlocking articles.
Kevin then talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK gave us an app review of ES File Explorer, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin talked about his journey away from a cell phone contract, and XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce talked about how to get into a Hacker School. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
- Facebook Home Ported to all Android Devices
- Control Your Computer from Your Mobile with Monect
- Android App Review: New UI for ES File Explorer – XDA Developer TV
- One Man’s Journey to Carrier Contract Freedom – XDA Developer TV
- Careers in Android: Getting Accepted to a Hacker School – XDA Developer TV
- XDA-University: Getting Started
- Understanding the Ruggedness of Mobile Devices
- Bootloader Unlock for the Atrix HD, Razr HD, and Razr M
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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...