Let's start this with a disclaimer: I do not believe there is significant meaning behind synthetic benchmarks in correlation with real-world use. We've seen, time and again, some high-scoring phones output questionable performance. In this regard, Samsung is one of the usual culprits, and despite having opted for some of the highest spec configurations on each and every one of their flagships, many of them still managed to lag. Other top-tier devices, including the latest Nexus phone and tablet, managed to output...
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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Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
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