· May 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm

Huawei To Sell Honor Smartphones Via Indian Retail Outlets

World's fourth largest smartphone maker Huawei plans to now sell its expanded product range, including the newly launched Honor series, via retail stores in India. This marks a significant change in its retail strategy going from online exclusive seller Flipkart to multiple retail offline stores spread over India.

· May 24, 2015 at 11:00 am · 2 comments

Sunday Debate: Are Smaller Bezels Better or Worth It?

Bezels have been getting smaller and smaller as the years go by, and while devices from 2011 needed to trim some fat, there is no absolute rule that says that smaller bezels, after a happy medium, are beneficial to a phone. Part of this is that, with today’s current smartphone paradigms, an absolute lack of bezels does not produce an inherently better user experience.   With each technological advancement come limitations and compromises of some sort, and bezels are not...

· May 24, 2015 at 10:35 am

Elephone P4000 Announced

Elephone announced yet another interesting smartphone. The P4000 sports a MT6735 CPU, Mali-T720, 1GB of RAM, 5.0" HD screen, LTE and long-lasting 4600 mAh battery. The pre-orders have started already and you can get the smartphone for just $129.99. Sound like a good deal?

· May 24, 2015 at 06:00 am · 6 comments

LG G4 First Impressions and Unboxing – XDA TV

The latest in LG’s signature line of “G phones” has been released. The LG G4 is the successor to the popular LG G3. Coming with many different design styles, from two types of leather to ceramic white, the LG G4 has the looks, but does it have the power? In this episode of XDA TV, Producer TK gets hands on with a new LG G4. TK opens the box for a standard unboxing. Then, TK shows off the phone and...


· May 23, 2015

[APK] Material Design Dropbox Update

Dropbox has released an update to version, which finally incorporates Material Design as well as does away with the tabbed interface of old, replacing it with gesture-based navigation of files and folders.

· May 23, 2015

ENQE CM12.1 / CM12 Theme

XDA Recognized Themer AmalD prepared yet another amazing theme that goes to change the look of your ROM with CM theme engine completely. Prepare to see some pinks and nicely crafted custom icons to make your phone happier!

· May 23, 2015 at 06:34 pm

Galaxy S6 Weekly Shooting Challenge

Over in our forums this weekend, XDA Forum member DevonSloan has started a thread for talented photographers to showcase their skills using the Samsung Galaxy S6 camera. This week's challenge is capturing the essence of a sunset, and additional challenges will be posted weekly. Join the fun!


Which Features from Apple Watch Do You Think Android Wear Will Copy?

3 comments · The Apple Watch and Android Wear are both growing platforms. Now that we've gotten the chance to see both of them in-depth, we can get a good idea of which directions the two are headed. We recently did a discussion and asked you what you thought the Apple Watch would copy from Android Wear. Today, we ask you the opposite. Which features do you think Android Wear will copy from the Apple Watch and why?
· May 23, 2015 at 12:07 pm

All SlickWraps Skins 50% Off for Memorial Day Weekend

If you've been debating whether or not to skin your device, now may be the time to make the jump. SlickWraps is offering 50% off of all of their decorative and protective skins for Memorial Day weekend. Just use the code MEM50 for the discount to apply and you're ready to go!

· May 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm · 6 comments

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (May 15 – 22)

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 here are our top picks for this week.  ...

· May 23, 2015 at 11:41 am

Mi4i Receives Software Update Aims to Fix Heating Issues

The Mi Note Pro packing the Snapdragon 810 isn't the only Xiaomi device to be facing heating issues, as Mi4i users reported that the device gets warm under strenuous use, and earlier today, Xiaomi rolled out an update carrying build number V6.5.4.0 LXIMICD with optimized thermal control algorithms to fix the heating.

· May 23, 2015 at 10:12 am

XPrivacy Finally Compatible with Lollipop

One of the most highly regarded Xposed Framework modules - XPrivacy is finally working properly on Lollipop. Developer of the module M66B fixed the bootloop issue and everything works just fine as reported by many users. Get the latest beta APK from GitHub!

· May 23, 2015 at 08:11 am

Nexus Player Gets The Official TWRP Support

The Google Nexus Player made by ASUS received an official support of TWRP. This means that users are able to access the internal storage and flash ROMs, kernels and mods. You can download the official image from the TWRP site.

· May 23, 2015 at 07:10 am

Sony Updates Binaries for Android 5.1

Not every part of Android is open-sourced. Vendors like Qualcomm release the proprietary files for their hardware to make it work properly. Sony updated the binaries required by its Open Source Project for Xperia devices. Get them now if you develop for Sony phones and tablets.

· May 23, 2015 at 06:08 am

OnePlus Offers Rs. 2,000 Gift Cards On Purchase Of One

Celebrating its sixth month since launching in India, OnePlus is offering Rs. 2,000 ($30) worth of Amazon.in gift cards with the purchase of the OnePlus One. The offer is valid on both the 16GB Silk White and the 64GB Sandstone Black variants, and will last from May 22nd to May 31st.