Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Need To Write Text Editing App
XDA forum member crandf got so fed up not being able to write long long notes in large text files, that he wrote his own text editing app.
Need To Write is the XDA dev’s first application and has the following features:
- File List (works like Bookshelf/Task_List/Recent_files system).
- Edit mode with unlimited files size and tracking system to resume reading or editing progress.
- Text to Speech.
- EditText view with inertia.
- Toggleable word wrap.
- Specify End-Of-Line chars for saving files.
- GoTo, Search, Replace, Undo, Redo.
- Tons of encoding options from ISO, windows 125_, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.
- Customisable thmes.
- Share files or specific lines of selected text via email, bluetooth.
For more information including the QR code for the free version of Need To Write, head on over to the application thread.
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