All of us here at XDA appreciate just how far Android has come. The incredible flagships of today come packed with bleeding edge technology and are hard to complain about, but it wasn't always like this. Tell us about the worst Android phone you've ever owned, and what made it so dreadful.
HTC Finally Makes Sense [Weekly Recap – 11 May 2011]
Azrienoch and SassiBoB are finally back after their move and apologize for the quality of the video. Then we get the XDA TV recap, first with Sam Caplat’s series showing off the Sony Xperia Arc and Xperia Play. Then Jeff interprets the recent move by HTC and Samsung toward pleasing developers with new policies and plans for openness. Finally, we say goodbye to the Windows Mobile Market and My Phone service and say hello to the Windows Phone developer contest on xda-developers. Click on for the episode!
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CyanogenMod 12 Nightlies are now available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of factory images for the YU Yureka and be sure to check out the article talking about Microsoft investing in Cyanogen, Inc! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA...
Reports indicate that Microsoft is investing in the rogue Android forker Cyanogen. The funding round is said to be upwards of $70 million, and could allow for a cooperation between Cyanogen and the Silicon Valley giant in the ongoing battle of mobile operating systems. This could be a strategic movement in coordination with other investors given Cyanogen's expression of rebellion against Google's tightening control over Android, as the custom ROM maker has recently spoken out against the "tyranny" of Google in regards...