What do the horses in the Xiaomi stable, notably the Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 & Redmi Note 4G have in common with the YU Yureka or the Micromax Canvas Spark, or even the Lenovo A6000 and the A7000? For starters, the mentioned phones are amongst the more value centric Android smartphones, aiming to offer a better deal in terms of specifications and an overall package, than their domestic and foreign competitors in the Indian market. What...
Reverse Tethering: Keeping Your Android Device Online
Tethering: the black sheep of rooting capabilities. Beloved by users who don’t want to break the bank by having to spring for another connection; hated by mobile ISP’s whose network is drained by it. In the ongoing struggle between providers and powerusers a new development has occured: reverse tethering.
What is reverse tethering?
As developer capslock666 explains it:
Tethering is the ability to surf on your pc using the 3g of your phone
Reverse tethering is the opposite : surf on your phone using the ADSL of your PC.
The app is still in the early stages, and there are a couple of bugs that need to be worked out (like not being able to download from Market) but so far looks promising. The developer is also accepting feedback on models not currently listed under tested devices. So head on over to the thread here, plug in your phone, and show it some internet love.
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The Nexus 7 2013 has been discontinued on the Google Store! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of Xposed 3.0 Alpha 3 and be sure to check out the article talking about the 3D printable microscope for mobile devices. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA...
From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?