As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.
Guide to Configuring ADB and Compiling from Source on Fedora KDE
Setting up ADB or an Android build environment can be a time consuming and sometimes awkward task, especially for those who might not have a great deal of previous experience with Linux-based operating systems. Without a doubt, the most commonly used distribution is Ubuntu, partly because it is one of the more user-friendly distros available and less daunting to those who might be taking their first steps away from the safe and familiar surroundings of Windows or OS X. If you look for a guide on setting up ADB or building Android from source, it’s highly likely that you will be directed towards Ubuntu.
Ubuntu however is not necessarily the first choice for those who are already comfortable with Linux, and some may indeed prefer to build on another distribution. XDA Forum Member 3ndymion218 certainly falls into that category, and decided to take the time to share his experience of setting up a build environment using Fedora KDE. It’s an incredibly thorough description of the entire process and very easy to follow. While the general principles are the same for most distros, each does seem to have some unique quirks of its own when it comes to something like this, and such guides might just save you a great deal of head scratching.
So if you’re already a Fedora user looking to build Android or fancy a change of distro, head over to the tutorial thread.
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While Cyanogen, Inc has been the source of many headlines lately, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the differences between Cyanogen, Inc and CyanogenMod developers, as well as Cyanogen OS and the CyanogenMod ROM that so many XDA users love. The entities surrounding each of these are sometimes different and sometimes intertwined. We’ve gotten messages and comments requesting for a clearer distinction between these for future reference, which is why we are writing this feature. Let’s start...
Android Lollipop 5.1.1 has been released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the new Google Cell Service and what we know about it and be sure to check out the article talking about the release of the Sony Xperia Z4. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on...