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Wave and Wave II Get Functional OmniROM!

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Running Android on a device that was never supposed to support the OS is quite a challenge. But even when you’ve got that part working, those last ten percent is often the most challenging. This has been exactly the case for the BadaDroid project, which aims to bring Android to Bada (a lesser known OS released by Samsung for their Wave series, for which development stopped in 2013 after it was replaced by its successor, Tizen). We’ve actually seen the project develop slowly over the last two years, and it’s always great to see it progressing further.

OmniROM is the latest member of the family of ROMs available for the Wave and Wave II, and it’s also the most usable to date, brought to you by X. . . READ ON »

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How to Unlock and Root a Nexus Device – XDA TV

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It is official–Google has released the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. The Nexus family is growing, and as we all know the great part of a Nexus device is that you can customize it to your heart’s content. While rooting, unlocking, and installing a custom recovery on a Nexus device is easy, sometimes you just want to click and go.

In today’s video,  XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx, shows off XDA Recognized Developer WugFresh‘s Nexus Root Toolkit. This kit allows you to to quickly and easily make your desired changes to your Nexus devices. This video gives an overview of the toolkit and shows you how to root, bootloader unlock, and install a custom recovery on your Nexus device. Grab your favorite b. . . READ ON »

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Micromax Canvas 5 May Ship with CyanogenMod

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Update: It appears as if the source of our report has been called into question. Cyanogen, Inc. was unable to provide a comment, leading us to question the original sourced report by Droid Goblin.

Two weeks ago, we talked about how Cyanogen, Inc. was entering the Indian market teamed up with Micromax. Users should expect to see the resultant device this year, but the model and hardware specification have remained unknown, until now of course.

According to Droid Goblin, CyanogenMod will be used as a default firmware in the as of yet announced Micromax Canvas 5. The newest 5-inch Full HD smarthone from one of leading Indian vendors will be powered by a new Mediatek MT67xx octa-core SoC. The device will be supplem. . . READ ON »

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Best 3 Pro Camera Apps – XDA TV

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There are many Camera apps available for Android, some free, some not so free. Sometimes though you want more than just a standard camera app. The sensors are good enough on most devices now days that with the right app, you can do some pretty significant adjustments to your photos. The apps we cover today won’t make you Annie Leibovitz or Ansel Adams, but if you know to turn your phone into landscape mode before you take a picture, these may be of interest to you.

In today’s episode, XDA TV Producer Jared shows off the best 3 Pro Camera Apps. He talks about A Better Camera , Camera FV-5 and HD Camera. So if you wanted to use a pro camera for your Android device, check out this video!. . . READ ON »

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Android App Review: Control That ‘Noyze’ – XDA TV

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Recently, we talked about an Xposed Module that allows you to modify the volume bar on your device and put it in the statusbar. However, sometimes you don’t have the Xposed Framework available, or root. Sometimes you want more customization options for your volume control.

XDA Forum Member tombarr offers up a customizable, powerful application that allows you to customize your volume bar. In this video XDA TV Producer TK reviews Noyze.  TK shows off the application, its uses, functionality and talks about his thoughts of the application. Check out this app review.. . . READ ON »

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Join Us at the Big Android BBQ 2014 – XDA TV

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It is only a couple days until the fun and interesting festivities of this year’s Big Android BBQ start. Every year the event just keeps getting better and better. Last year, we interviewed OmniROM maintainer XpLoDWilD, TWRP Lead Dees_Troy and Tha Phlash. Additionally Jordan shared his experience.

In today’s episode, XDA TV Producer AdamOutler talks about the Big Android BBQ. He talks about all the people he’s excited to see. Also, he gives an overview of the Big Android BBQ App and its many features. So, check out this video.. . . READ ON »

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XDA Xposed Tuesday: No Map Tips with Google Maps – XDA TV

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Many people use their phone as a navigation system. Typically, in car standalone navigation systems tell you to set the destination while the car is not moving. But lets be honest, how many of us do that all the time? To make matters worse, when you are doing it with Google Maps, Google makes you ignore and compete with multiple pop up tool tips.

In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you hide these potentially dangerous Google Maps tips. XDA Senior Member Kevin M created the No Map Tips module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »

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Working Around the LG G3 Bootloader, Sony Remote Device Lab, MultiROM for Galaxy Note 2

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The LG G3 Locked Bootloader can be worked around with Bump! 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 MultiROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and be sure the check out the article showing you how to test your apps on a Sony device with Sony’s remote device lab! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!

Jordan talks about the other videos released this weekend on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer rirozizo talked about the Risk of Brick. XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx released a video showing you how to factory re3set and unroot a Nexus Device. Then Jordan reviewed this years . . . READ ON »

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XDA:DevCon 2014 UK Edition Event Review – XDA TV

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This year’s xda:devcon has come and gone. XDA TV Producer Jordan was in attendance. He got the devcon experience and is sharing it with you. Jordan talks about some of the great talks and the event as a whole. He talks about his whole expierence.

If you missed the event and wanted to get a bbrief synopsis of what happened, you can check out this video. We will be uploading the session videos we took over the next few weeks. Of course if you couldn’t make it to xda:devcon, maybe you can catch up with XDA and XDA TV at this years Big Android BBQ. If you haven’t already purchased a ticket you can save 20% with Discount Code “XDA”. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »

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