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XDA/Android Podcast Ep.14: “S7 Has Arrived, Water Your Thoughts? OnePlus X Giveaway!”

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode, the team discusses Daniel’s Galaxy S7 hands-on...

ASUS ZenFone Zoom: Does the Optical Zoom Matter?

XDA TV Host Jordan reviewed the ASUS Zenfone 2 in June. Since then ASUS had added pieces and parts to the ZenFone 2 to created new special models. Today we are looking at the ASUS ZenFone Zoom, the ASUS ZenFone 2 with an optical zoom. After spending a couple weeks with the device, Jordan gives you...

Top 5 Best Wallpaper Apps!

The great thing about Android is its customizability. One part of the customization is background wallpapers. This is the most prominent part of a device's visual appeal, picking the right one allows you to achieve your desired look. There are many backgrounds available and today XDA TV Host Zach talks about his 5 favorite wallpaper...

Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Microsoft is a large company, and while we may just think of them as the guys behind Windows, and those that failed at making Windows Phone successful, that is not all they do. They have a lot of apps that are available on Android. Some of these apps are cross-platform, but if you wanted to know...

Baidu Browser found to be Leaking Personal User Data – What it means for you

You've probably heard of Baidu before. Known somewhat as China's Google (though that may change if Google finally decides to re-enter the market this year), the mammoth search engine giant/advertising platform/online encyclopedia has dabbled in developing numerous applications designed around its service ecosystem for both Android and Windows (much like Google). These apps have millions of users, most of whom...

Mobile World Congress Announcements: Galaxy S7, LG G5, Xperia Z is DEAD!

It's Friday, February 26, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Most of the news this week was from Mobile World Congress. There were many items announced including the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and the Xiaomi Mi 5. Those stories and more are discussed, so check out...

Apple vs. The Panopticon: The War on Privacy Rights Affects us All, on All Platforms

Smartphone encryption has become an increasingly popular topic in the public space. Just recently,  the United States FBI has asked Apple for help with a passcode-locked deceased criminal’s iPhone 5C. Apple has, commendably, thus far resisted. You can read Apple’s letter to customers here. It’s worth noting that the EFF and Google have both sided with Apple in...

Sony Xperia Agent Concept Demo at MWC 2016 (Move Over Alexa)

We got hands on with the new Sony Xperia X line at MWC 2016, however that’s not the only neat item from the event. XDA TV Host TK shows off Sony’s quirky Xperia Agent personal assistant. This item is still in the concept stage, but could it replace Amazon’s Echo? Check out this video and leave...

App Drawers: Are They Necessary? MWC 2016

From MWC 2016 we have seen the future of mobile and for Android appears to have a lack of app drawers. The LG G5’s newest interface lacks one, but it can be enabled by changing the theme. Many other new devices are missing it as well. XDA TV Host TK asks the question: Are app drawer...

honor Interview at MWC 2016

While the initial excitement of all the new releases is starting to die down, there is still a lot to see at MWC 2016. We’ve already showed you the LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the LG G5 app drawer, the Huawei MateBook, the Sony Xperia X line and a demo of Ubuntu...

Jide Remix OS Hands On & Demo at MWC 2016

We’ve covered a lot of hardware at MWC 2016 but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t any software announcements. Jide, the makers of Remix OS which runs on the Remix Ultra Tablet or the Remix Mini hardware, has announced that they are officially releasing Remix OS for PCs as well. XDA TV Host TK got hands...

Samsung Knox Customization Hands On & Demo at MWC 2016

Our coverage is from MWC 2016 is still going strong. XDA TV Host TK found some interesting initiatives from Samsung. While Knox may be a bad word to us enthusiasts, but businesses love the features. In this video TK shows of some of Samsung’s interesting Knox Customization initiatives. Check out this video to learn more. In case...