To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Guide to Compile ClockworkMod Recovery
Spend any amount of time here on XDA, and you’re bound to run across the venerable ClockworkMod recovery. If obtaining root access is the first step to modding bliss, most would agree that flashing a custom recovery is the next step. In most cases, if a device has a forum here on XDA, it most likely has a solid custom recovery. However, this is not always the case.
Now, thanks to XDA Recognized Contributor shaaan, those wanting to attempt to compile CWM recovery now have a guide. They say necessity is the mother of invention, and that seems to be the case here. After searching to no avail, shaaan went ahead and put together a straightforward, no frills guide for compiling your own CWM recovery. One requirement is that you are running Ubuntu and hopefully know how to use it.
If you would like to build your own CWM and are versed in Ubuntu, head on down to shaaan’s guide thread and check it out.
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.