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...
Maxthon Mobile Browser Now Features xda-developers – Oh, And 3000 Articles!!!
This is a bit of an unexpected honor, and we thought it was worth mentioning. When you open a mobile browser (whichever this may be) you are presented with a home screen. Unless you change it to something else, the screen is usually a collection of what the developer thinks may be the most useful content to browse and tools needed to search for stuff. Well, as it turns out, one of the links on said page is none other than your favorite forum. Yup, xda-developers has been featured as a “featured link” on Maxthon Mobile browser. The app seems to have been turning lost of heads since its latest installment, as the devs are working tirelessly to get the browser to the top of the charts as quickly as possible.
And in case you missed the second part of the title, we have just reached our 3000th article here in the Portal. A lot of blood sweat and tears have been poured into this wonderful news outlet of ours that communicates the inner depths of our forum with the outside world. We thank all of our readers, members, and tipsters for all that you provide to us. We would not have made it without you guys and gals!!
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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...