What do the horses in the Xiaomi stable, notably the Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 & Redmi Note 4G have in common with the YU Yureka or the Micromax Canvas Spark, or even the Lenovo A6000 and the A7000? For starters, the mentioned phones are amongst the more value centric Android smartphones, aiming to offer a better deal in terms of specifications and an overall package, than their domestic and foreign competitors in the Indian market. What...
Leaked T-Mobile Moto X 4.3 Dump Appears, Now Flashable
Good things are happening to the Moto X. Not too long ago, we talked about how XDA Elite Recognized Developer jcase released the PwnMyMoto Write Protection Bypass for the device. Now, we are happy to report that a leaked Android 4.3 dump for the device has appeared.
Before we get into the leak, let’s rewind a little bit to the device’s launch. While the device is inherently exciting due to Google’s direct involvement during development, many were saddened to learn that it would launch on an earlier version of Jelly Bean, not the recently released Android 4.3. That said, we knew it wasn’t long before Googorola shared the tastiest flavor of Jelly Bean with its subsidiary’s newest flagship.
While 4.3 still has yet to come in official form, those wanting to get an early taste can do so thanks to XDA Forum Member TheOrangeRemix, who came into possession of a recent Android 4.3 engineering build for the T-Mobile Moto X. From there, XDA Senior Member jimmydafish turned it into fastboot flashable boot and system images.
Naturally, as this is prerelease, do not expect a completely bug-free experience. To that end, user reports seem to indicate that the official 4.2.2 ROM runs faster. That said, the engineering build seems to carry interesting camera tweaks, as well as the expected benefits of 4.3 itself.
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The Nexus 7 2013 has been discontinued on the Google Store! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of Xposed 3.0 Alpha 3 and be sure to check out the article talking about the 3D printable microscope for mobile devices. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA...
From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?