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Jimmy McGee · Jun 17, 2015

Elephone P7000 – Device Review

The Elephone P7000 is a smartphone from a relatively new and unheard of manufacturer. The device is sporting an 64-bit Cortex-A53 1.7GHz Octa-core processor. Is the Elephone P7000 another cheap device from China or is it worth considering? That is only one of the questions XDA TV Producer Jordan answers when he takes the opportunity to review the device. Check out this video to learn what his thoughts are. (more…)

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 16, 2015

XBridge for Lollipop – XDA Xposed Tuesday

On your device you get a lot of notifications. Usually, all you can do with a notification or an entry in the recent applications screen is open the app. Some notifications have other options, but sometimes we want more options on what to do with the notifications. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that gives you better control notification actions. XDA Forum Member lj3lj3 created the XBridge module. TK shows off the...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 15, 2015

Blackberry Android Devices Incoming? – XDA TV

Blackberry has been said to be releasing Android devices. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of CM12.1 Nightlies for YU devices and be sure to check out the article talking about official CyanogenMod 12.1 for Android One devices. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 12, 2015

DIY Android Auto Box, LG G4 Rooted and More – XDA TV

OnePlus is holding a competition for the OnePlus 2. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Tasker being updated to version 4.7 and be sure to check out the article talking about the DIY Android Auto dev-box. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 11, 2015

How To Combine Icon Packs – XDA App Review

The great thing about the state of Android customization is that there are a lot of awesome Icon packs. Using an icon pack lets you change how the icons for your apps look. There are many different icon packs to suit your mood. However, what if you like some icons from one pack and some icons from another? XDA Senior Member FemBlack offers up an app that lets you combine your icon packs. In this video, XDA TV Producer TK...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 10, 2015

Asus ZenFone 2 Device Review – XDA TV

The ASUS ZenFone 2 is the latest device from up and coming device maker ASUS. ASUS is relatively new to the smartphone arena. The device is sporting an Intel chipset. Is theASUS ZenFone 2 worth considering? That is only one of the questions XDA TV Producer Jordan answers when he takes the opportunity to review the device. Check out the videos below. You will find a general overview video and an unboxing video of the ZenFone 2. (more…)

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 9, 2015

Scroll Me Up and Down– XDA Xposed Tuesday

If you’ve ever been scrolling through a list or reading a long article, you have endured the long arduous task of scrolling to the top again. Sometimes you wish you could just tap the top of the screen and get to the top of the page again. What if you could tap to get to the bottom too? In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that enables you to quickly scroll through...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 8, 2015

Green S6 Edge Available in India & More – XDA TV

Samsung has released an Emerald Green version of the Galaxy S6 Edge. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of preorders for the Elephone S2 and S2 Plus and be sure to check out the article talking about the unlocking of the Kindle Fire HD 6 and 7 bootloaders. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about...

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TK · Jun 7, 2015

Device Overview: LG G4

With the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and LG G4, 2015 looks to be the year of great cameras on smartphones. Today we will be looking at the LG G4. At first glance, the device looks a lot like the G3 from last year. Add to that the slight curve on the display and you may think it’s the LG G Flex 2’s cousin. Ultimately, this is a device that packs a great set of features. These features are sure to...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 5, 2015

ASUS Zenwatch 2 and More! – XDA TV

Asus has announced the ZenWatch 2. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Google's new privacy and security hub and be sure to check out the article talking about OnePlus offering $50 off the OnePlus One. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 4, 2015

See Through Phone W/ Iris – XDA App Review

We spend a lot of time on our smartphones. The older generation likes to joke that we are so focused on our phone, looking at it all the time that we are going to walk into a wall and break our nose. Well with the power of our phone and the rear facing camera, this hazard can be eliminated. XDA Forum Member nyomidev offers up an app that uses your camera to show you what’s coming by overlaying your apps. In...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 2, 2015

XBlast for Android Lollipop – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Xposed Framework is so popular because it makes customizing your device incredibly easy. If you can think of something you'd like to change about your phone, chances are there's a module for that. Some modules even come with a combination of awesome features bundled into one... In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that enables you tweak many different parts of your device. XDA Senior Member FemBlack created the XBlast module. TK...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 1, 2015

HTC M9 Receiving Android M & More – XDA TV

The HTC One M9 has been slated to receive Android M! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of Google's Project Tango 2 using a Qualcomm SD810 and be sure to check out the article talking about the release of Android Studio 1.3 Preview. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan mentioned the Google I/O 2015 Recap video released...

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Jimmy McGee · May 30, 2015

Google I/O 2015 Recap – XDA TV

Google I/o 2015 has come and gone. The biggest celebration of Google by Google has wrapped up. They announced a bunch of exciting information, and to our delight, there were a lot of Android announcements. Additionally, there was a lot of information about other exciting and mobile related Google goodness. Here at xda-developers we have written a lot of articles breaking down those announcements. You can find links to those articles down below. However, if you wanted to get a quick...

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Jimmy McGee · May 29, 2015

Android M Preview Images – XDA TV

Android M preview images are available. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Google's Project Tango going on sale and be sure to check out the article talking about Google's Roboto font going open source. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer TK...

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Jimmy McGee · May 28, 2015

Time-Lapse with ChronoSnap – XDA App Review

Some of the most interesting pictures are time-lapse animations that capture the passage of time.  Someone painting a house, someone building a treehouse, or a sunset are just a few of the ideas for a time-lapse session. A lot of smartphone cameras have some great power now, so why not use a smartphone. Developer Nathan Osman offers up an app that creates simple and easy time-lapse photos. In this video, XDA TV Producer TK reviews ChronoSnap. TK shows off the...

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Jimmy McGee · May 27, 2015

Vinsic Doosl FM Transmitter Review – Accessory Review

A lot of vehicles come with stereos featuring Bluetooth connectivity. This allows you to play music from your mobile device in your car. Recently, XDA TV Producer TK reviewed a Bluetooth adapter that plugged into your car's AUX input and connected to your phone with Bluetooth. However, that it not the only option if your car doesn't support Bluetooth. In this episode of XDA TV, Producer rirozizo reviews the Vinsic Doosl Fm Transmitter. This device connects to your headphone jack...

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Jimmy McGee · May 26, 2015

XPrivacy for Android Lollipop – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Have you ever been on the Google Play Store and saw an app that you wanted to try, but the sheer amount of permissions put you off? Why does a LED Color app need access to my calendar? Sometimes app developers tell you that it’s because of the ads. However, other times, apps don’t explain why they are spying on your text messages. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that enables...

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Jimmy McGee · May 25, 2015

Android Factory Reset Security Flaw and More – XDA TV

Nvidia is releasing a 500Gb SHIELD TV Pro! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the announcement of an Android factory reset security flaw and be sure to check out the article talking about the Nexus Player getting TWRP. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan covered the LG G4 First Impressions and Unboxing video from TK released this weekend...

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Jimmy McGee · May 24, 2015

LG G4 First Impressions and Unboxing – XDA TV

The latest in LG’s signature line of “G phones” has been released. The LG G4 is the successor to the popular LG G3. Coming with many different design styles, from two types of leather to ceramic white, the LG G4 has the looks, but does it have the power? In this episode of XDA TV, Producer TK gets hands on with a new LG G4. TK opens the box for a standard unboxing. Then, TK shows off the phone and...

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