Previously I talked about the Pebble Time Kickstarter, and why I thought it was the most practical smartwatch to buy in 2015, and that I decided to be an early backer on Kickstarter. Well as of this morning an interesting development has come from my - currently - favorite smartwatch company. They will release the Pebble Time Steel variant alongside the regular Pebble, instead of say a whole release cycle down the road. The accompanying announcement along with the Steel,...
Get the Most from Google Voice with XVoicePlus
Google Voice seems to be a great alternative to carrier texting and visual voice mail, as it offers various nice features like voicemail transcription, customized auto replies, and free texting in certain regions. Unfortunately, Google Voice is not available in all countries, but that’s a discussion for another day. Rather, Google Voice can be improved upon using XDA Recognized Developer rovo89‘s Xposed Frameworks, which has proven that almost everything, even removing Tapatalk redirects, is possible.
A module created by XDA Forum Member runnirr allows other messaging applications to use Google Voice’s features. With this module, you can easily send and receive messages using the Google Voice SMS protocol, which is free to use in United States.
As this module overwrites some system applications, a few inconveniences are expected. For example, you can’t send texts via any app using SMSManager. Furthermore, this module is designed to work on GSM devices, so CDMA users may expect some crashes. Also, some permissions will not be displayed correctly. As it’s an Xposed Module, your phone must be rooted and have the latest version of Xposed Framework installed. This module should work on Android 4.2 and greater.
To get more information about this module, make your way to the original thread and give XVoicePlus a try.
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The LG G Pro Lite D680 is a budget phone that was released in 2013 alongside the LG Optimus G Pro, LG's 2013 flagship device. Unfortunately, it hasn't received much development attention so far… but XDA Recognized Developer laufersteppenwolf has now released an unsecured boot.img along with a CWM recovery. This is despite the bootloader being locked (which means there's no need for you to void your warranty!), and marks the first step towards custom ROM and kernel development for...
Samsung's latest and greatest, the Galaxy S6 Edge, is drastically different from any Samsung flagship that has come before it. The Korean giant took a very different approach when designing this little beast, creating quite the debate among android enthusiasts about whether this is really the next big thing or not. Is the Galaxy S6 Edge true innovation, or Samsung's desperate attempt to be different? Let us know what you think!