To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Surprise! Android 4.4.4 Released! Nvidia SHIELD Giveaway Winners Announced! Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled and Forums Added – XDA Developer TV
In a surprise move, Android 4.4.4 has been released to most current gen Nexus devices! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is ART being slated to replace Dalvik and Paranoid Android 4.4 RC2! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for Knock Code. Then, Jordan talked about running Firefox OS apps on Android. And later, TK gave us a an Android App Review of Device Inspector. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- BREAKING: Next Major Version of Android to Finally Remove Dalvik and Set ART as Default!
- Android 4.4.4 KTU84P Factory Images and Driver Binaries Available for Nexus Devices, Source Code Now Live
- Here’s Everything That’s Changed in Android 4.4.4 KTU84P
- Paranoid Android 4.4 RC2 Now Available
- Application Signature Verification: How It Works, How to Disable It with Xposed, and Why You Shouldn’t
- Amazon Fire Phone Unveiled, Forums Added
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Knock Code for AOSP and Sense ROMs – XDA Developer TV
- How to Run Firefox OS Apps on Android with Firefox for Android – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Get Help From the Device Inspector – XDA Developer TV
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.