· Feb 24, 2015 at 01:00 pm

Samsung Unveils 10nm FinFet Processes

When it comes to hardware, Samsung doesn't stagnate. After recently announcing their mass-producing of 14nm processes, they are raising the bar once more by shrinking the processes further, this time to 10nm for better performance and efficiency. Don't expect to see these until next year at the earliest, though!

· Feb 24, 2015 at 12:50 pm · 1 comment

AcDisplay and HeadsUp: Better Notification Handling

We've featured both HeadsUp and AcDisplay by XDA Recognized Developer AChep in the past. Both have been constantly improved since they were released, and with the recent updates for better Lollipop support and material design, we figured it would be a good time for a double feature. The two apps are excellent for handling your notifications, each in their own and distinct manner. AcDisplay AcDisplay informs you of new notifications you receive while your screen is off, by showing you...

· Feb 24, 2015 at 12:13 pm

Official Video for LG Urbane

LG has released the official product video for their new smartwatch, the Urbane which shows only the basic features such as the available straps, colors and faces. The Urbane is looking exceptionally well designed and appears at first glance to be just a normal high end watch.

· Feb 24, 2015 at 12:05 pm

Bring Your Own Device Despite Security Concerns

According to Ernst & Young, the BYOD movement will continue to grow despite security risk caused by the level of configuration that is "unacceptable" for enterprises. The OS, however, enables mobile tech in businesses at a lower cost, and it is up to a business to put in place technical controls and spread awareness.

· Feb 24, 2015 at 11:52 am · 1 comment

Best Headphones for Mobile Listening?

With thousands of different options, it can be a difficult task choosing the perfect headphones for mobile listening. Following yesterday's discussion of the best music streaming services, let us know which headphones you think are best to use with your Android device and why.

· Feb 24, 2015 at 11:42 am

Track T-Mobile OTA With Update Progress Meter

T-Mobile has incorporated a tracker to their website that will allow you to get a general idea as to where the update process for your device stands. There are 3 steps, with the manufacturer development, the T-Mobile testing and certification, and finally your phone. It is not the most informative of meters, but it's something!

· Feb 24, 2015 at 10:23 am · 1 comment

Google+ Ghost Town Or Specialized Nexus?

When Google+ was launched in 2011, many people called it a possible "Facebook Killer". For those of you who have been living under a rock since the launch, it wasn't. Today, many people who use other social networks daily would still draw a blank if asked about G+. That is not to say that Google+ was a failure, in fact it inadvertently succeeded in areas Facebook will never succeed and is now an important networking tool for many of us here at XDA. A...

· Feb 24, 2015 at 10:13 am

Android One Devices in India Start Receiving Lollipop OTA

When Android One was announced in the Phillippines, the devices were running Lollipop out of the box, unlike their previous KitKat-running counterparts. However, an announcement earlier today stated that a staggered Lollipop OTA has begun for Android One device owners in India, with no word on whether it will be 5.0 or 5.1.

· Feb 24, 2015 at 06:00 am · 4 comments

Xposed Modules with Lollipop Support – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Last week we talked about how the day has finally come! Xposed now works on Lollipop. Last week we showed you how to install the new Xposed update. Today we take a look at some modules that are working in some capacity on Lollipop. Whether all the features make a return or if they are even needed depends on the modules and Lollipop itself. On today’s XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews the updated Gravitybox LP and the...

· Feb 24, 2015 at 04:53 am

Screen Backlight OFF to Save Your Battery

YouTube or any other video player keeps the screen awake, even when the image is still. If you want to prevent a massive battery drain, check out the application by XDA Senior Member cygery. In just a few steps you will be able to disable the screen completely. Give it a go and see!

· Feb 24, 2015 at 02:52 am

Telecoms Praise Galaxy S6 Designs Over iPhones

Top executives of global mobile carriers praised the designs of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge after being given a sneek peek of the phones before their MWC 2015 debut. Carriers like T-Mobile and Sprint were greatly satisfied, and comments were putting the S6 Edge above the iPhone 6 in terms of design.

· Feb 23, 2015 at 08:36 pm

Colored Toggles for Note 4 Lollipop

Theming options are scarce for TouchWiz users running Lollipop, given that there is no Xposed support as of yet. Luckily, the community always helps out; Recognized Contributor aukhan shared with us some colored toggles to flash on your device for a more colorful look. I recommend the white ones!

· Feb 23, 2015 at 05:45 pm

Design an Accesory Contest by OnePlus

OnePlus is holding a contest where you can create an accesory for them by designing a CAD file ready for 3D printing. Twenty finalists will be chosen by the public and then both OnePlus and Ultimaker will join up to choose the top 3 winners. Rewards include OPO invites for the 20 finalists and a 3D printer for the winner!

· Feb 23, 2015 at 05:28 pm · 1 comment

Galaxy S6 Round-up: What We Know, What We Expect

The Samsung Galaxy S line-up needs no introduction, as it is the insignia flagship of Android. While it thrived in glory a few years ago, though, it has now become a dying light of what was once one of the best handset offerings you could get. The Galaxy S3 was a landmark in phone history, and even last year it remained the most popular Samsung phone in the U.S. But the S4 took that formula and simply failed to innovate...