Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Jelly Bean Leaked for the International Galaxy S III
Just yesterday we posted about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean potentially making its way to the Samsung Galaxy S III by the 29th of this month and how it was strange that no test builds have yet leaked. As luck would have it, a leaked build of Jelly Bean for the device has now appeared for the device, which is great news for anyone looking forward to Google’s latest tasty treat.
Brought to us by SamMobile (the same guys who predicted the 29th as the OTA release date) and posted to XDA by Recognized Developer Faryaab, this is test build XXDLG4 targeted at the international version of the device. While it may not be a final build, it brings the I9300 all the latest Jelly Bean features including the revamped notification bar and Google Now.
You can download and flash the build by following the instructions in the original thread. However, as mentioned in the thread, be sure to verify that you are on a stock Samsung ROM before flashing it. Otherwise, you risk bricking your device.[Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer Faryaab for the tip]
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...