Samantha · Jul 6, 2013 at 05:30 pm

How to Run an Android 4.1 Emulator on Your PC

If you’ve ever thought of emulating an Android device on your PC, for either playing games that are otherwise incompatible with your current mobile device or for Android development and app testing, you may have looked into the Android emulator Genymotion. If you’re looking for a bit of help on how to get things started, you may want to check XDA Senior Member pratyush997‘s guide Genymotion.

The tutorial focuses specifically on PCs running Windows, and guides you along the steps necessary for a successful installation and set up of Genymotion. With helpful screenshots of the program with every step of the way, pratyush997 goes through the necessary prerequisites, the installation stage, and the initial setup of the emulator. The various functions and features of Genymotion are also covered, such as configuration of the battery level, toggling of the various settings, setting a custom resolution. and ADB. Pratyush997 also guides you through setting up and using ADB correctly with the emulator, such as connecting, ADB pushing, and pulling.

Running Android 4.1 and rooted ‘out of the box,’ Genymotion’s ‘basic features’ are also open source—specifically in regards to VirtualBox and support for different Android versions. So if you are looking for a head start with Genymotion, be sure to check out the guide thread for more information.

 


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Emil Kako · Mar 1, 2015 at 04:12 pm · no comments

Samsung Galaxy S6 VS HTC One M9: Which Do You Prefer?

After months of anticipation, both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 have finally been unveiled. Now that we have all seen both of the devices in all their glory, many of us have some decisions to make. Which of the two beasts do you prefer: the Galaxy S6 or the One M9? Let us know which device you plan on buying and why!

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Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 1, 2015 at 04:04 pm · 1 comment

Samsung Unpacked Coverage: All About the S6

Samsung's Unpacked Event has now come and gone through Mobile World Congress 2015, and we've got a good look at what could be the most advanced phone of the year thus far. The event started shortly after its scheduled time at 12:30PM today and the only devices shown were the Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant, both of which pack an impressive amount of features, spectacular internals and an all-new beautiful design. The show began with a quiet voice whispering to...

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Chris Gilliam · Mar 1, 2015 at 03:59 pm · 1 comment

Samsung Galaxy S6 Cameras

Each year, smartphone makers attempt to one-up each other in features and specs, but time and again these improvements feel incremental rather than revolutionary. Samsung hopes to break this trend with a new hardware and software design philosophy, and press details of the new-and-improved cameras shared by the S6 and S6 Edge show that they are off to a great start. Once you get past the curved displays and wraparound Gorilla Glass 4, the most striking feature on these slabs is the...

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