Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on New vs. Old. 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! Smartphone purchases make for some of the sweetest times of the year for many of us. After all, we are hobbyists of Android and a new...
Support Breast Cancer Awareness with Android
In the spirit of Breast Cancer awareness month, although not affiliated with XDA we thought this event going on would showcase the spirit of developers and users coming together for a cause. The guys and gals over at Androidswag.com in partnership with CyanogenMod developer and XDA member Kmobs are auctioning a whole bundle of amazing gear all going to the Susan G. Komen foundation. The beanie looks pretty warm and fuzzy and the auction is currently going at $1,000. We encourage you to check it out. Although you don’t have to bid, its for a good cause, and you get a cool pink android beanie plus tons of other gift cards and gear being thrown in by members and developers.
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Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.