· 3/31 at 12:17 pm · 0 comments

GMD GestureControl Gets Lollipop Support

GMD GestureControl is an app that allows you to control your (rooted) devices with multitouch gestures. It's just been updated to version 8.0.0, bringing Lollipop support, material design, lockscreen and per-app gestures and some more.

· 3/31 at 12:07 pm · 0 comments

Material Dialogs v0.6.7.0 Brings Bugfixes and More

Material Dialogs, the go-to library for its namesake has received yet another significant update which bumps it up to v0.6.70. The new version brings various ActionButton behavior and visibility tweaks, numerous under-the-hood bugfixes and fixes deprecation warnings being caused in API 22.

· 3/31 at 12:00 pm · 0 comments

AT&T HTC One M7 Lollipop OTA to Begin Tomorrow

HTC's VP of Product Management, Mo Versi, has taken to Twitter to announce that the Android 5.0 Lollipop for the AT&T HTC One M7 has received technical approval, with the OTA set to begin rolling out to users from tomorrow.

· 3/31 at 11:55 am · 32 comments

Xiaomi Finally Releases Kernel Sources

If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...


· 3/31 at 11:30 am · 0 comments

SwipeBack for Xposed Updated with Lollipop Compatibility

When the Xposed Framework was announced for Android Lollipop, most modules required code tweaks to be compatible with the new API level, and the famous SwipeBack module was one of them. After a period of extended silence, the module is back with Lollipop compatibility under the "SwipeBack2" moniker.

· 3/31 at 11:13 am · 0 comments

LG Announces April 28th Press Event

LG has started sending out invites for press events on April 28th, which will be simultaneously in New York, London, Paris, Seoul, Singapore and Istanbul. Popular opinion is that these events will see the launch of LG's next flagship the G4, check back on the day for more details.

· 3/31 at 11:01 am · 0 comments

One Plus DR-1 Teaser

One Plus has announced that the DR-1 will be "flying" to their store at some point in April, they have repeatedly referred to this as a "game changer" so we can't wait to see what they have to offer. Along side this, is the drones first teaser video which whilst not revealing much, clearly shows the rotors in action.

· 3/31 at 11:00 am · 0 comments

One M9 Firmware Guide & Collection

While it is still under construction, XDA Recognized Contributor herwegan's thread will help you understand how to flash M9 firmware updates, as well as the current status of M9 update flashing. The thread also hosts firmware versions for you to grab in the future. Keep it close for ongoing documentation!

· 3/31 at 10:59 am · 5 comments

Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2A and More for 5th Anniversary

Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...

· 3/31 at 10:16 am · 0 comments

Keyline Pushing: New Update and Package Name

Keyline Pushing draws keylines on the screen to help designers plan their apps. This update lets you switch between new types of keylines drawn and brings several bug fixes. It now uses a different signature as the old one was lost, so you'll need to install it as a new app.

· 3/31 at 10:00 am · 31 comments

The History of Flagships: Part III – HTC

A few months ago, we came up with the idea of presenting the history of flagship devices released by some of the major Android OEMs. In this, we've had the pleasure of bringing you the stories of Sony (Ericsson) and Samsung. Now, it's time for our third and final installment. This is a very special episode, as the OEM I will talk about was heavily connected to Android and the beginnings of XDA as a whole. Yes, I'm talking about HTC, the...

· 3/31 at 09:15 am · 0 comments

S6-like Lockscreen for TouchWiz Devices

XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 shared with us a modified lockscreen that resembles that of the S6, with similar weather widget aesthetics as well as dialer and camera icons. It is supported by TouchWiz devices like the S4 and Note 3, although some might require additional steps. Get it now!

· 3/31 at 08:14 am · 0 comments

Android’s Growth: A Pain in the App for Devs?

This article illuminates some of the issues that come from Android's massive growth, and how they affect developers. If fragmentation, new features, IDE variety and wearables have made you ponder where your development will go, you should give this article a read. It also includes advise!

· 3/31 at 07:00 am · 18 comments

Fix Lollipop Memory Leak – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Unfortunately there was a memory leak in Android 5.0.x Lollipop. Thankfully it was fixed in Android 5.1. However, at the time of this video Xposed Framework doesn’t have Android 5.1 support. So you are faced with a choice of fixing the memory leak or running your Xposed Modules. Or are you? In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds the Android 5.1 memory fix to pre 5.1 Lollipop devices. The module...

· 3/31 at 06:06 am · 0 comments

CyanogenMod 12.1 for Moto G (2014)

After the release of Android 5.1, the CyanogenMod 12.1 madness continues. The Moto G (2014) received a quite functional build thanks to official co-maintainer luca020400. A list of bugs is almost non-existent, so grab the release while it's hot.