While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?
Firefox OS for HTC Explorer, Kernel Source for HTC One and Droid DNA – XDA Developer TV
HTC has released the source code for the HTC One and updated source for the Droid DNA. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is a discussion of the Firefox OS Port for the HTC Explorer and a bunch of forum additions.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Steve had a cross-platform Instagram App Shootout and XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin gave us a demonstration of Dashclock. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Firefox OS Port for the HTC Explorer
- Kernel Source Released for Some HTC One Variants and the Droid DN
- XDA Launches New Set of Forums for App Developers
- Forums Added for the US HTC One Variants, HTC First, and Nvidia Project Shield
- App Shootout: Instagram for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone – XDA Developer TV
- Dashclock Tutorial: Add Everything to Your Android Lock Screen – XDA Developer TV
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