You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
KitKat Arrives for VZW HTC One, Galaxy S2 Gets Official CM 11 Nightlies, Chromecast SDK Available! – XDA Developer TV
Android 4.4 KitKat for the Verizon HTC One has been released! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that the Samsung Galaxy S2 is getting official CyanogenMod 11 nightlies and the Chromecast SDK is now available for your Hacking pleasure! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for MinMinGuard, AdamOutler showed us how to create a internet controlled powerstrip, and TK gave us an Android App Review of Android Hub. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Verizon HTC One Android 4.4 + Sense 5.5 OTA Imminent
- HTC Droid DNA Gets Android 4.4.2 and Sense 5.5
- Phoenix Rises from the Ashes: Samsung Galaxy S II Receives Official CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies
- Android 4.3 Update for Sony Xperia TX and SP Preparing for Imminent Release (At Least on Vodafone AU)
- Give Your Samsung Galaxy Gear Some Love with Triangulum, its First Custom Kernel
- Google Chromecast SDK Now Available to Developers, More Supported Apps to Come!
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Control Ads with MinMinGuard – XDA Developer TV
- How to Make an Internet Controlled PowerStrip for the Internet of Things – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Get Your Morning Cup of Coffee with Android Hub – XDA Developer TV
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With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...