Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Have a XOOM and Want a Functional SD Slot? We’ve Got You Covered!
Tired of waiting for Motorola to enable SD Card functionality in your XOOM? Luckily, XDA forum member Bigrushdog felt the same way and decided to do something about it. In the latest revision of his Tiamat overclocked kernel for the Motorola XOOM, he has accomplished exactly that.
- SD Card enabled! Look for “sdcard2″ in root. Same install instructions as 1.1.6
- Huge thanks to kcrudup for ideas on gpio and “mount at boot” service. You da man!
- Thanks onicrom for helping with diagnostics and testing!
- Thanks cayniarb, bcnice20, and stiffspliff for teaching me so much!
Want to get some SD Card action before Motorola decides to send it your way? The installation instructions are a little bit involved, so be sure to continue on to the original thread!
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...