To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
[OTA Captured] Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi Now Receiving 4.4.3 Incremental Update
After needlessly getting our hopes up a couple of months ago and several rumors along the way, Android 4.4.3 was finally released yesterday afternoon for (most) current generation Nexus devices. However, this update came courtesy of factory images rather than an incremental OTA, so users with locked bootloaders were unable to play without wiping their /data partitions unless they had previously unlocked their bootloaders.
Now, Android 4.4.3 has finally begun rolling out to the WiFi-only Nexus 7 (2013) in the form of an incremental OTA update. And thanks to this, users with locked bootloaders can update to Android 4.4.3 without having to wipe data by performing fastboot oem unlock by entering the ADB Sideload functionality from your stock recovery and executing the command adb sideload [update file name].
The update is gradually trickling out to consumer N7 2013 WiFi devices. Naturally, this may take some time before it arrives on your device. But luckily, XDA Forum Member EthanFirst was kind enough to capture the OTA URL straight from Google’s servers for your sideloading pleasure earlier this morning.
If you’re a Nexus 7 (2013) user who hasn’t unlocked his/her bootloader and you’re looking to upgrade to 4.4.3, head over to the post above to get in on the sideloading action. Unfortunately, the incremental OTA is not ye t available for other Nexus devices, but it’s only a matter of time now.
Update: The incremental OTA is now also available for the Nexus 5!
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.