This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
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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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
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