You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
Fix Your SDCard Issue On KitKat
Android 4.4 KitKat brought several interesting new features. Some of them ended up being appreciated by end users, and others not so much. One feature that not everyone is crazy about is the way SD Cards are now handled on Android devices, as user-installed applications are no longer allowed to external storage by default.
Aware of the issue, XDA Senior Member tliebeck developed an application to fix the problem. This root-level application is only useful when your device is using a stock ROM, which has not been modified to allow greater SD card freedom. That’s because most custom ROMs already have this bug fixed.
Those looking to get started should visit the original thread. Full access to your SD card awaits you.
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With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...