Will Verduzco · May 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Samsung Galaxy S II Found to Play Nicely With USB On-The-Go

Are you a Galaxy S II owner patiently waiting for Samsung to release their USB On-The-Go cable so that you can use your favorite USB devices on your mobile device? Thanks to XDA forum member NZtechfreak, you will wait no more, as it was discovered that a standard off-the-shelf USB OTG cable will work just fine and probably save you a decent chunk of change in the process.

Only enough power to supply pendrives, but drives with their own power supplies, or drives connected to the phone via an externally powered HUB, will work.

Read speeds are fast enough to watch 1080p content.

Unfortunately USB keyboard/mouse, and two different USB gamepads were a fail.

For more details, as well as video proof that this does indeed work, make sure to continue on to the original thread.

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 3, 2015 at 06:00 am · 1 comment

True Silent Mode for Lollipop – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...

Emil Kako · Mar 2, 2015 at 01:03 pm · 1 comment

How Do You Usually Access the XDA Forums?

There are a number of different apps on the Play Store that make browsing the XDA portal and forums a fun experience on mobile, but we want to know: What's your favorite way to access the XDA forums? Do you prefer browsing on the desktop, mobile app, or mobile browser? If you use a mobile app, which one? Let us know how you connect with our community in the comment section below.

Faiz Malkani · Mar 2, 2015 at 12:39 pm · 1 comment

Google Announces Plans for Projects Titan, Loon and Link

Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...

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