· 3/13 at 07:48 pm · 0 comments

OnePlus Power Bank Teased For March 17th

OnePlus is teasing a possible power-pack via Google+ and Twitter, with a launch date of March 17. "Are you ready to charge?" Answer back after the link!

· 3/13 at 04:44 pm · 0 comments

CM 12 Nightlies for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

While we are waiting for CyanogenMod to launch Android 5.1, the team expanded its official support by adding the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (WiFi) to the nightly schedule. Starting today, you can get official nightlies directly from the CM download page. Give it a spin!

· 3/13 at 04:06 pm · 0 comments

YouTube Supports 360 Degree Videos On Android

YouTube joins the ranks of Street View and Photo Sphere in putting you at the center of a 360 degree world. Check out the Creators Blog to find out how you can view and upload 360 degree videos on Android right now!


· 3/13 at 04:05 pm · 0 comments

CyanogenMod 12 for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is a cut down version of the better known flagship. Three XDA developers, including Recognized Contributor jackeagle, released an alpha version of CyanogenMod 12 for the Qualcomm variant of the phone. If you're using this phone, make a smooth transition to AOSP.

· 3/13 at 02:46 pm · 0 comments

Sprint Will Reimburse Your Costs to Switch

As of today, if you switch to sprint they will reimburse all the costs including remaining payments on phone installment plans and early termination fees no matter how large the bill. To claim this great offer you will need to turn in your current phone and show the bill affected by termination.

· 3/13 at 02:43 pm · 9 comments

Droid Turbo Root Achieved, But Not Ready Yet

Those who opted for the gargantuan battery of the Nexus 6's little brother have cause for celebration today, as the Droid Turbo appears to be rooted! Junior XDA Forum member maiko1 has posted two videos in the Droid Turbo Root Bounty thread, each of which show root level actions being taken on a Droid Turbo. No tutorials or root guides have been produced for independent verification at the time of this writing, but Senior Recognized Developer jcase believes the posts to be genuine based on gut...

· 3/13 at 02:06 pm · 0 comments

Pre-Owned Nexus 9 for Just $219.99

Cowboom is offering pre-owned Nexus 9s for just $219.99 for the 16GB model and $250.99 for the 32 GB. There are loads of great Nexus deals at the moment, including Nexus 7's for just $99, so if you're looking for a new tablet, head over to check them out.  


Do You Ever “Browse” for New Apps?

6 comments · With well over one million apps on the Play Store, finding new quality apps may sometimes be a tough task to do. However, there are many different ways you can go about it. Let us know if you ever browse for new apps, and what your favorite way of doing so is.
· 3/13 at 12:59 pm · 0 comments

New Moto G 2015 Forum

The Moto G 2015 has joined us at XDA following its international release this week. We look forward to see just what you guys have planned for this device coming up to the US release, so head over to the new forum to find the latest discussions on Motorola's newest device.

· 3/13 at 12:55 pm · 0 comments

Google’s In-House VPN Spotted On Nexus 6

Google looks to be testing a home grown VPN, as suggested by a new "Google Connectivity Service" and UI elements buried in the 5.1 Lollipop code arriving on the Nexus 6 this week. View screenshots of the service and find out how to access the telltale files yourself after the jump.

· 3/13 at 12:29 pm · 4 comments

LED Music Effects: Music-Based Light Show on Your Device

Music appeals to us at a very primal level and whether it's fast beats or slow melodies, the experience is immensely pleasing. And thanks to XDA Member levuphuong, you can enjoy music on your device with more than one of your senses, albeit the method only works for devices that are rooted and possess a multicolored notification LED. Taking the form of an app titled "LED Music Effects", levuphuong's method synchronizes the music output of your device and the notification...

· 3/13 at 11:21 am · 0 comments

How to Restore Moto E 2015 to Stock Firmware

Adapted for the Moto E 2015 by XDA Senior Member Lucas Eugene, this guide lays down easy to follow steps to restore your device to a stock firmware. The guide is relevant to those on a locked bootloader too, and also features a handy .bat file to save you some typing.

· 3/13 at 11:10 am · 0 comments

Microsoft’s Cortana Coming To Android

The Microsoft personal assistant will be coming to Windows 10 later this year and Android phones and tablets as a stand alone app some time after. The software designed as a competitor to Google Now and Siri is currently being developed using research from an artificial intelligence project known as "Einstein".

· 3/13 at 06:00 am · 3 comments

Android 5.1 Images Available and More – XDA TV

Android 5.1 Lollipop factory images have dropped for Nexus devices! 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 ASUS releasing the kernel source for the ZenFone 2 and be sure to check out the article talking about HTC Blinkfeed being ported to other devices! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this...