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Updates Not Guaranteed: Don’t Panic, Nexus Phones Don’t Have Execution Dates

A lot of the bad press against Android is simple fear mongering. It was around this time last year when Android security was a hot topic, and while so many...
June 22, 2016 11:42 AM

Bezel-less Beauty: the Elephone S3 is Elegant and Powerful for Just $149.99 [Sponsored]

If you’ve been around XDA for a while, you might recall that phones of the past would have massive bezels. In fact the phones on which this site were based,...
June 22, 2016 10:51 AM

Google, Can You Stop Making New Messaging Apps?

In this video, Rawad rants about Google and the mind boggling number of messaging apps they put out. Let us know in the comments what you think on this subject....
June 22, 2016 10:20 AM

Android Pay Prepares to Show a Map of Nearby Locations that Accept Payments

Android Pay version 1.4 is now rolling out to all compatible devices on the Google Play Store and in the official changelog there’s very little information about what’s been changed...
June 21, 2016 7:40 PM

Google Publishes End-of-Life Dates for Guaranteed Nexus Support

One of the major reasons why Android enthusiasts opt to purchase a Nexus device are the guaranteed updates. At its Google I/O conference way back in 2011, Google initially tried...
June 21, 2016 6:54 PM

OnePlus 3, Dash Charging & Binaries Release: Its Coming to Your Custom ROM Sometime After July!

For about half the cost of conventional flagships, OnePlus delivered an experience that not only attempts to challenge its competition, but actually surpasses them in a few areas. It’s the same mantra that worked...
June 21, 2016 4:17 PM

Droidcon London — Tickets Now Available and Call For Papers Deadline Extended

Speakers for this year’s event have started to be announced, imparting their knowledge at Droidcon this year are: Droidcon bio: “Chris is an engineer working on the Android Support Libraries...
June 21, 2016 2:28 PM

5 Great Ways To Use Android Split-Screen

I’ve been using Android N for a while and I’m actually liking the split-screen feature. At first it will go against your instinct to use this feature because we have...
June 21, 2016 1:06 PM

Meet Substratum, the Future of Theming That’ll Take over Layers

Layers has seen a gradual rise to power, becoming a feasible and potent replacement for the CyanogenMod Theme Engine. Layers builds up on the RRO framework developed by Sony as it...
June 21, 2016 11:54 AM

Honor 5C Forums Now Available

Fancy power on a budget? Then check out the Honor 5C, which has just received its XDA forum treatment for all your development cravings!
June 21, 2016 11:06 AM

How Much Does Screen Quality Matter to You?

One of the most crucial, yet often underappreciated part of a smartphone is the display. No matter how people use their device, there’s a good chance they will spend hours and days staring...
June 20, 2016 12:20 PM

OnePlus 3 Performance over Time, Throttling and Thermals Analysis — OnePlus Claims the Crown

A few days ago we took a quick look at the issues behind the RAM management of the OnePlus 3, a hot topic surrounding the phone’s performance. What’s seemingly not...
June 20, 2016 9:23 AM