Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Newsplat with Caplat – 28 April – XDA TV
In today’s episode of the Newsplat with Caplat on XDA TV, Sam talks about The Business Insider, which featured XDA-Developers on their ‘Top 25 Tech Gurus’ list; A CM7 port for the HTC Thunderbolt 4G and Location Cache Viewer for Android, an app which allows you to see what your phone is recording in terms of location and connection data. He also finds out what happens if you use magic in place of climbing stairs. Click on to see the episode!
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