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...
Motorola Defy Forums Added
And just in time for Christmas, our community has received the gift of yet another addition to the T-Mobile family of Android devices. Why is this device different from other Android devices? The biggest thing is the fact that the Defy is a very rugged phone, which can withstand scratching, bumps, hits, and even water splashing all over it. Something looking that tough should be customizable, and hence the Defy fora was born.
Have you gotten one yet? Care to tell us a bit of how a direct hit with a sledge hammer doesn’t even scratch it? Leave us a few lines with feedback on the device’s functionality, and if you have any ideas to make it better (porting roms, making apps, etc), make sure that you visit its new home.
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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...