The LG G4 has a lot to prove, given that last year’s LG G3 was among the best smartphones of 2014. The Global Mobile Awards given out during the time of MWC 2015 named it the Smartphone of The Year (SOTY?) alongside the iPhone 6, and at the time of its release it packed the very best in Android specifications, from the powerful Snapdragon 801 to the class-leading 1440p display. The camera, battery life and feature set were also deemed...
PDroid Manager, the PDroid App Alternative
While the framework and patches that make up the bulk of PDroid’s functionality on the back-end are still required and unchanged, FFU5y’s application is an open-source (hurray!) alternative to the front-end that allows users to control their applications’ access settings for better privacy management. The application is in alpha state and FFU5y is looking for feedback. However, it is functional. And with some patience, it can be a valuable tool for power users.
Having tested it out on my Galaxy Nexus I can say that while there are a few hiccups, the overall application is smooth and does what it sets out to do. Of course, if you’re interested in supporting an excellent open-source application, head on over to the original thread and give this a go. Don’t forget to submit reports on any bugs you may find!
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You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.