Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
S-Voice Given to the World, Taken Away Just as Quickly
As many of our readers are aware, the much lauded Samsung S-Voice application from the Samsung Galaxy S III was ripped two days ago and made available for the world (and most of XDA) to ravenously consume. Many users today, however, are reporting that the application is no longer functioning.
When the app is opened and a command issued, the application comes back with, “Network error. Please try again.” Users across several device forums have confirmed this error as well. At the time of this writing the issue is still occuring on this writer’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus.
One can only wonder if this is intentional on the part of Samsung or if they are simply encountering technical difficulties. If any of you are not experiencing the issue, please sound off in the comments section below.
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While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.
At the annual Game Developers Conference being held in San Francisco, NVIDIA announced the latest addition to its collection of devices, the NVIDIA SHIELD. Powered by the Tegra X1 ARM SoC, the SHIELD is a set-top box running Android TV at its heart. But since it is a NVIDIA device, it does things beyond the simple streaming and gaming that is expected in this age. The SHIELD can locally run and stream 4K content to a capable TV. It is compatible with existing...