More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Private Message Cleaning: 5/26/11
We’re going to be doing a little spring cleaning on 5/26/11 at around 12:01am EDT: private messages older than one year will be permanently deleted. This is an effort to lighten the load on our servers by removing hundreds of thousands of database entries.
Please backup any critical messages that you wouldn’t want to lose. vBulletin allows you to backup messages easily, should you need to do that. Just go into your PM inbox, check off the messages you want to save, then scroll to the bottom right corner near the Next Page button, and you’ll see a drop down that lets you save the messages as CSV, XML, or TXT. There’s even a quick option to download All messages towards the bottom of the page.
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While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...
There already are many solutions on the Google Play store if you want to send a link to one of your devices -- but what if you wanted to do it quickly without having to install any software or logging in to a website on the recipient end? Most apps require you to do either or both, which can be a hassle (or even a security risk) in some cases. Luckily, XDA Forum Member wyemun has developed CaastMe. Inspired by...