To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Vote for the Best Phone of 2011!
This year was huge for the smartphone world. Dual-core processors became commonplace, propelling our devices to new levels of performance. Screen quality increased with each OEM coming out with a new technology like Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus and HTC’s Super-LCD. Devices became impossibly thin, like with the Galaxy S II and the Droid RAZR. Software also made huge leaps, with the release of Android 4.0 and Windows Phone 7.5, ushering in great new features. But which phone will go down as the best smartphone of 2011? We’ve scoured the XDA forums to find the most popular devices of this year, and we’ve made a comprehensive poll so that you can vote on the best phone of 2011. Click on to cast your vote!
Nokia Lumia 800 (Forum)
Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Forum)
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
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