· 7/25 · 1 comment

OnePlus 2 Launch App Now Available

The OnePlus 2 launch is right around the corner, and the OnePlus team has released their app on to Google Play. The app will allow you you to experience the launch event, scheduled for July 27, 7 pm PST, in VR as well as non-VR 360-degree video mode.

· 7/24 · 0 comments

Get 25% Off These Awesome Skins

To celebrate the launch of their comic book collection of skins, FireFlex Vinyls is holding a 25% off sale on their skins for all devices. Use the promo code FFV25 at checkout to claim the discount on all collections, old and new.

· 7/25 at 01:27 pm · 7 comments

Root Released For LG G4 Carrier Variants

Good news for carrier-based LG G4 owners! After what may seem like months of waiting, some of the carrier variants of the LG G4 can be safely rooted by users. This root method comes through combined efforts of XDA Recognized Developer thecubed, XDA Recognized Developer and Recognized Contributor autoprime, XDA Member IllegalArgument and XDA Forum Moderator and Senior Recognized Developer jcase. Back in June, we did feature that root was achieved for the carrier variants by the same set of developers involved. However, the root...

· 7/25 at 08:11 am · 11 comments

Samsung Pay Not Supported On Knox-Tripped Devices

Back at MWC 2015, when Samsung announced the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, it also unveiled its ambitious attempt on the existing mobile wallet scene. In order to stand above the crowd and competition from services of Google and Apple, Samsung's methodology involved use of NFC as well as a new proprietary technology called Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST). In their own words: "To date, mobile wallets have had extremely low acceptance with merchants utilising conventional magstripe terminals. With Samsung...

· 7/24 at 03:57 pm · 1 comment

Chromecast Turns Two, Gives Everyone a Free Movie Rental

Chromecast was first released two years ago, today. To celebrate Chromecast's 2nd birthday, Google is giving everyone who owns the awesome little gadget a free movie rental on the Google Play Store!


OnePlus 2 Images Leaked; Do You Like What You See?

3 comments · We're only a couple of days away from the official unveiling of the OnePlus 2, but leaked pictures of the highly anticipated device have already given us a pretty good idea of what to expect. We reported on the leaked pictures earlier this week, and initial impressions from the community mostly seemed pretty mixed. What do you think? Are you impressed with the design? Let us know in the comments below.
· 7/24 at 10:02 am · 9 comments

CM12.1 On ZenFone 2: Closer to What Should Have Been

All ZenFone 2 models offer some of the best bang-per-buck ratios available today, but this didn’t stretch past the hardware. ASUS’ ZenUI has enough going for it, but the general consensus is very clear. When I originally reviewed the ZenFone 2, I was one of those who complained about its nonsensical bloatware among other pointless decisions that kept the software down. ZenUI was no Stock Android, but now we have another solution.   CM12.1 was reported to come to the ZenFone 2, but...

· 7/24 at 07:00 am · 1 comment

OnePlus 2 Pictures & CM12.1 for HTC M9 – XDA TV

Pictures of the up coming OnePlus 2 have been released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of CyanogenMod 12.1 for the HTC One M9 and be sure to check out the article talking about the rooting of the Alcatel Idol 3. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on...

· 7/23 · 2 comments

[CM12/12.1] Nuclear UI Theme

Nuclear UI is a slick new Material Design-inspired theme for CyanogenMod 12/12.1 by XDA forum user mastero9017. It's fully featured, including sounds, fonts, and themes for over 42 apps, and it comes in more than a half-dozen colors. Check it out!

· 7/23 · 1 comment

[CM12/12.1] 78Blue Theme

The 78Blue theme uses accents and shades of blue with white as the primary background to give you a refreshing and visually "cool" look on your phone. The theme also features themed icons, with the dev keen on adding more in future updates.

· 7/23 at 04:24 pm · 7 comments

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 & S6 Edge+ Leak in All Their Glory

As we build up for the second half of 2015, we get to see more and more of the surprises that OEM's have in store for their customers, courtesy of both professional and amateur leakers who get their hands on unreleased test devices. The latest device, or devices in this case, come from the stables of Samsung, who is riding high after the success of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lineup. Praised highly for their design, it should come...

· 7/23 at 02:10 pm · 2 comments

LG Thinks Flexible Displays Are the Future, Do You?

LG enjoyed moderate success with its flexible 6-inch G Flex, enough to invest in this year's successor, the G Flex 2. This confidence has been reflected in the company's insistence that flexible smartphones will make up 40% of the market share in 2018, and now more firmly in its newly announced flexible display factory. Despite the phone itself initially suffering from issues with performance due to poorly optimized software and its now infamous processor, the design principles of the Flex 2 are logical and have some distinct advantages. These...

· 7/23 at 12:09 pm · 2 comments

Kickstarter Gives KickMaterial The Boot

Remember KickMaterial, the android app that promised to bring Material Design to Kickstarter made by Grzegorz Oksiuta in collaboration with Outline? After contacting the developer on behalf of one of our members for a progress update it was revealed that KickStarter had put an end to all hopes of a release. There was an issue back in May causing significant delay to the app's release relating to the publishing of materials with trademarked names and images which was handled with the removal of all offending...

· 7/23 at 11:19 am · 1 comment

Moto G 2015 Moto Maker Options Leaked

Redditor Coconuttery found some interesting info while checking the HTML source of the MotoMaker page. The Moto G 2015 is likely to come with 8GB internal storage and 1GB RAM as a variant, with an upgraded 16GB internal and 2GB RAM variant possible as well. The leak also pictures the various other Moto Maker options.