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...
HTC EVO 4G LTE Google Wallet Activation Issue Workaround
XDA is most known for the development in the form of modifications and ROMs in every size and shape for dozens of devices that often dramatically alter the overall user experience. Often, however, our developers fix issues that are even present in stock software builds.
This is the case for the newly released HTC EVO 4G LTE. The issue? Google Wallet has proven difficult to activate and allow users to make purchases. Thankfully, this problem has now been fixed.
The fix is quite simple. First noted by XDA Forum Member jkt97401, users must modify the build.prop to identify as the Sprint Galaxy Nexus. Then, simply uninstall and re-install Google Wallet, or wipe its application data.
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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...