You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
Super ADB Tool Lets You Debug Your Phone Graphically
Android and ADB are perfect companions. Of course you can use Android without using this debug tool, but most will end up going back to it when a problem arises with your favorite custom ROM or application. Many of you might scared by the number of commands and overall geekness of ADB. But fear not, as there is a tool that will make you forget about all those pesky console commands.
ADB can be served in a graphically friendly form. A perfect example was developed by XDA Forum Member Fusseldieb, who created a Windows application to communicate with a phone using the ADB protocol. With Super ADB Tool, you can perform simple tasks like uploading or downloading a file, rebooting to recovery or bootloader, and even taking a logcat or sideloading a file. There’s a very long list of features, which will surely be expanded upon in the future.
The application should work with any Windows computer that has .NET Framework 3.5 installed, and you can find out more along with the app’s official changelog in the original thread.
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With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...