· Feb 25, 2015

Calendar 5.1 APK Download

Update Wednesday is in full swing, with Google Search receiving an update earlier, and Calendar receiving an update now which carries the v5.1 tag. The new version brings UI tweaks, Drive integration, Google+ birthday control and more

· Feb 25, 2015


XDA Forum Member Bakumatsu released a theme that covers no less than 32 applications and brings over 1,300 high definition icons. Give it a whirl if you are looking for a complete, dark material solution for your boring AOSP look!

· Feb 25, 2015 at 04:44 pm

Five Android Homescreens by OnePlus

Folks from OnePlus shared their favorite homescreen setups. Browse through five unique styles, launchers, themes and icon packs to pick your favorite interface. Do you have the same taste as the OnePlus developers? Read through the blog post to find out!

· Feb 25, 2015 at 04:28 pm · 31 comments

Major Samsung Galaxy S6 Leak

    XDA member Reefur has just uploaded some photographs that appear to be of the new Samsung Galaxy S6, that he claims he managed to get directly from AT&T head quarters. The pictures certainly match up to the glimpses in teasers we have been seeing recently and If these pictures are indeed of an S6 this clears up many rumours on what to expect. The device is running Android 5.0.2. The screen size appears to be 5 inches. There are...

· Feb 25, 2015 at 04:03 pm

Android Launches the Work Platform

Google launched the Android for Work program to enhance the user experience for businessmen. There is a native solution for Lollipop and application for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich through KitKat. There is plenty of features, so head over to the original post to learn more.

· Feb 25, 2015 at 01:53 pm

Google Ups Song Storage Limit To 50,000

As of today, the Google Play Music free song storage limit is 50,000, a dramatic increase from the previous maximum of 20,000. You can stream these songs from any of your devices once they are uploaded to your account, so if you are a music lover get on it and take your whole collection with you!

· Feb 25, 2015 at 01:05 pm

Note 4 Firmware for Galaxy S4 LTE-A

XDA Senior Member t-shock provided Galaxy S4 LTE-A owners a dose of the Note 4's Lollipop firmware in this port, also based on the Note 3's build. It features almost all of the Note 4's functionality including Ultra Battery Saving, but it's an early release and people have reported kernel issues, so read before committing!

· Feb 25, 2015 at 12:55 pm

S6 to Feature Reduced Bloat, Just Two S-apps Inside

Sammobile has been able to source the list of the pre-installed apps for the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge. The list includes two S-apps (S-Voice, S-Health), all the Google apps, GALAXY APPS store to download the other S-apps if you wish to, as well as 3 Microsoft apps and 2 Facebook ones. Bloat, but at least not S-Bloat.

· Feb 25, 2015 at 12:52 pm

Kids’ Tablets Full of Dangerous Security Flaws

Top-selling Android tablets are not exempt from security flaws, and neither are kids'. Many of them have unpatched vulnerabilities and backdoors, and some even transmit names, birthdates and photos through the internet in plain text. More over, they don't encrypt sensible information and have documented flaws.

· Feb 25, 2015 at 12:39 pm · no comments

Tell Your Worst Phone Destruction Story

It's happened to the best of us. You forget that your phone is on your lap when jumping out of your car, and it goes flying to smash against concrete. Or maybe you're browsing the XDA forums when your phone slips out of your hand and drops into the toilet. In one way or another, we've all unfortunately destroyed our beloved phones. Share your best phone destruction story with us!

· Feb 25, 2015 at 12:08 pm

LG G Flex2 : Product Story Video

In their new video, LG discusses all the changes made to the Flex2, including the decision to make the screen smaller, the use of the Snapdragon 810 chipset and the self healing back. The video also talks about the different camera features and how they work best.

· Feb 25, 2015 at 12:01 pm

New Moto E Unveiled and Available!

The new generation of budget Moto E phones show up at the Motorola website, tempting us with its built-in Lollipop, Snapdragon 410 fast processor, 4G connectivity, a 4.5" qHD and expandable storage. The device will cost you $149.99 and there is also one in 3G coming soon, albeit with a weaker SoC.

· Feb 25, 2015 at 11:49 am · 1 comment

@upleaks Is Back, Further Intensifies Debate

Yesterday, the enthusiast community was filled with drama when @upleaks released promotional videos of the HTC One M9 of a level of quality nobody in their sane mind would fake. These new commercials gave us quite the glimpse at the M9, and confirmed the designs we had seen laying around for a few weeks. To many's discontent, this meant that the M9 wouldn't be receiving the design revamp people had been expecting - instead, it seemingly opted for a slight revision...

· Feb 25, 2015 at 11:36 am

Wireless Charger For The S6 Visits The FCC

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a wireless charger for Samsung, the charging plate will be circular and could possibly also support Samsung's upcoming smart watch. We look forward to seeing Samsung reveal the device next week at the unpacked event that will see the launch of the S6

· Feb 25, 2015 at 11:19 am · 2 comments

Cell Phone Unlocking Bill – Expert Analysis of Why it Sucks

We all remember the story on this one. It was our moment of triumph. The moment our collective voices were heard across the Capitol, which yielded a law nearly 2 years later. The glorious Cell Phone Unlocking Bill, finally came into full force in the beginning of February. As of now, it is perfectly legal to have your device SIM unlocked anywhere in the United States (that is, until the provision expires yet again towards the end of this year)....