Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Keep Track of your Registry with Kheb
XDA member Elemris brings us this very useful tool for Windows Mobile devices. The app is basically a Registry and File System monitor, which takes snapshots of the aforementioned and then compares them with newer screenshots. Differences in between these two get added to a log file. The differences normally arise from having installed or removed programs from your device. This way, you get to have full control of what goes in or out of your phone.
Kheb allows you to see exactly what changes any software makes on your Pocket PC. It works by taking complete snapshots of your PPC’s state, and creating a diff file that shows the changes between snapshots.
Kheb is a useful tool for software developers, ROM chefs, and advanced users.
You can find more information in the application thread.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...