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 Releases Kernel Source for the One X
Not too long ago, we announced the release of the HTC One line and the subsequent creation of a home for these devices within our forum. Then when the device hit store shelves, it was immediately met by a substantial following. Needless to say, the One X is a pretty big deal.
XDA Senior Member MarcoHD now lets us know that HTC has released the version 1.26 and 1.28 kernel source code for the HTC One X. Although the HTCDev website seems to be in and out of service due to the high demand, XDA Forum Member Fightspit has posted a mirror in the thread. Kernel developers now have a base upon which to add their tweaks, and many such as Recognized Developer LorD ClockaN have already begun the process.
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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...