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Sunday Debate: Heads Up Notifications vs. Ticker

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Notifications. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below!  Notifications are a huge part...

Ticklr Provides Ticker Notifications For Lollipop

For all the goodies Lollipop brought with it, it did bring along a change which has drawn mixed reactions from all. You either love the idea, or absolutely hate it. That change is the removal of the classic Ticker animation for notifications, which has been a part of Android since the very early days, in...

Android Wear: iOS Music Controls

XDA Recognized Developer MohammadAG has been working on pairing Android Wear with iOS for some time now. He recently implemented notification mirroring, battery notifications, and music playback control, allowing you to to control iOS music playback from your Android watch!

iOS Handling Code Found in Android 4.4 for Wear

XDA Recognized Developer MohammadAG, popularly known in the forums for his wide variety of Xposed Modules, found an iOS handling code on Android Wear 4.4W. While the developer has not yet checked for this in recent Wear releases, we can speculate that Google is indeed working on iOS support for Android Wear.

Fix Untinted Recent Panels on Lollipop

Panels in the redesigned recent apps screens are tinted based on the app's colors, but many don't use this feature yet. XDA Recognized Developer MohammadAG wrote Tinted Recent Panels to fix untinted panels by extracting the color from apps' icons. Check it out!

Watches: Luxurious Frivolity vs. Humble Practicality

Smartwatches still have a lot of growing up to do. Not too long ago the latest Canalys figures revealed a rather disappointing outcome for 2014, something we covered with the ultimate conclusion that, once again, smartwatches had no year. The direction of smartwatches is unclear to even the biggest OEMs, and with every new option...

AcDisplay and HeadsUp: Better Notification Handling

We've featured both HeadsUp and AcDisplay by XDA Recognized Developer AChep in the past. Both have been constantly improved since they were released, and with the recent updates for better Lollipop support and material design, we figured it would be a good time for a double feature.The two apps are excellent for handling your notifications,...

Xposed Modules to Install Right Now on Lollipop

Unless you've been bootlooping during all of yesterday, you probably heard about Xposed gaining Lollipop support at long last. This was no easy task for super-star XDA Senior Recognized Developer rovo89, and ever since the release of the newest Android version we've had little information regarding development, which prompted many to believe it might never make...

Tint System Bars with Flat Style Colored Bars!

Custom ROMs and mods allowing you to tint system bars have always been popular. This has been especially true with the previous hype surrounding KitKat's leaked images, as well as the upcoming changes in Lollipop allowing developers to easily set the status bar's color.Over the years, we've seen different implementations for this in various ROMs...

Merge Your Battery Indicator and Home Button into One!

The status and navigation bars are probably the most commonly used areas of your device (that is, assuming you have a navigation bar), and they're definitely two of the more heavily customizable parts using Xposed modules. Android 5.0 Lollipop will also bring refreshed navigation and status bars, with new, streamlined shapes for the icons.A new Xposed...

Great XDA Mods for Your Sony Xperia Z2 – XDA Developer TV

The Sony Xperia Z2 has been out for a while, and if you own this device, you’ve probably gone through the various phases inherent to getting a new device. You’ve watched reviews on the device, you’ve purchased it, and you’ve even rooted it. So what do you do next?In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK...

XDA Xposed Tuesday: Heads Up Notifications – XDA Developer TV

Easter Eggs: we all love them and finding them is always a thrill. Whether it be added features or just random silliness, finding treats in a program is invigorating, so imagine how many Android enthusiasts are excited about the heads up notifications feature hidden deep inside KitKat.In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Producer...