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...
How to Build an Android App Part 2: Writing a Root App – XDA TV
XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler returns to give us Part Two of building an Android App. In this segment, Adam covers several topics to get you started developing a root-enabled app.
This video is part-instructional with step-by-step coverage, and part-informational with theory-of-operation being covered. This video is intended for use by n00bs to get them up to speed, Java developers who have never worked with Android, and those who are interested in learning to make a “root app.”
- Understanding Root
- Making an Android button functional
- Creating a method
- Reusing/adapting a Java class in an android application
- Using root functionality in an android to break the sandbox
Be sure to check out Part One of How to Build an Android App. Further information and references can be found in Adam’s article: Want to Learn How to Program for Android? Start Here.[Warning: Please use the information in this video responsibly.]
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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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