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.
Recognized Developers of XDA: Update
You might recall that over the last few months, we’ve been collecting information for those wanting to be considered part of the Recognized Developer of XDA group. Those in the group will get extra privileges on in the forums. We had originally planned to process all of the forms by 20 April, but due to the high volume of applicants, it’s going to take us longer. If you filled out the form, you’ll get a PM about your form’s status at some point in May. Thank you for your patience. If you didn’t get a chance to fill out the form and still want to be considered, please send a PM to pulser_G2, who is leading these efforts.
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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...