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My Phone is Better Than Yours – Mr. Phone App Review

Attention Spec-Heads! Mobile phone enthusiasts spend a great deal of time talking specs. There are know-it-alls everywhere. T-Mobile America even made a commercial about these braggarts! Yet, with all the smartphones that have been, currently are, and will be available, how does a walking encyclopedia keep it all straight? XDA TV Producer TK has found an...

Bloomsky Hyper Local Weather App Review – XDA TV

Our smart phones are inundated with weather apps. Knowing the weather in your town or where you’re going is one of the conveniences of the modern smartphone era. But a lot of these weather readings are coming from airports or other locations that may not give you the whole picture of the area. Recently, a new...

Top 5 Must Have Apps of 2015

For the past couple of days we took a couple moments to reflect on the Top 5 News Stories of 2015 and the Top 5 Xposed Mods of 2015. To continue down this look back at what goodies got released over the last 12 months, XDA TV Host TK talks about the Top 5 Must...

Launcher X – App Review

One of the most overlooked, but important parts of our Android devices is the home screen. We use it for so much, from weather and other widgets to app shortcuts. The ability to customize this with a custom launcher can offer some very handy useful features and tricks. In this episode XDA TV, TK reviews an...

ES File Explorer – A Short Story of A Fallen King

File managers are still a missing puzzle in a big Android ecosystem. We have Windows Explorer, The Finder and Nautilus or Nemo on our PCs, but Android still has no truly extensive file explorer included in the system. I'm mostly referring to Nexus software here, which should be treated as a the matrix to all currently available firmwares...

Encore Music – XDA App Review

We listen to music a lot on our devices. We now have more providers of music than we know what to do with. Google Play Music and Spotify are some of the more popular options. The issue, currently, is that we end up downloading many apps to do one thing, listening to our favorite music. Download...

Boldbeast for Your Voice Recording Needs – XDA TV

Many people use their phone to help them keep their life organized. From creating to do lists and setting reminders, we put a lot of information on our phones. Sometimes you want to put a reminder in your phone, but you are on a phone call or don’t have use of both your hands. XDA Senior...

Hound vs Google Now – Digital Assistant Showdown!

There are many great features on our phones. Between Microsoft’s Cortana coming to Android and Google Now getting more and more intelligent, voice control of our searches is not far away. Siri, Cortana and Google Now are not the only ones looking to make a vocal search assistant, as song identification service SoundHound is jumping...

Customize Your Live Wallpaper – XDA App Review

One feature of Android that doesn’t get a whole lot of love is Live Wallpapers. Oppo has wallpapers that change based on the position of the sun in your region. Other live wallpapers just move around when you switch screens. Most people turn them off to get more battery life. However, what if you could...

Solid Explorer’s Big Update – XDA App Review

The Play Store is filled with many impressive launchers to choose from. Last week, we talked about a small little launcher that makes your shortcuts float called Rovers. However, you need more than just a launcher, you need a way to explore your files. A solid option that has been around for a while in...

Floating Apps with Rovers – XDA App Review

There are a lot of great launchers to help customize your phone. Some Launchers allow you to apply different color themes. Others offer many great automated features. Some make your most used apps easy to locate by putting them in prominent positions. There is a launcher that will let you do just about anything you want. XDA Senior Member roshga...

Most Recently Used Apps Widget – XDA App Review

If you use your phone a lot, it’s possible that you use the same set of programs over and over. Having quick easy access to the apps that you have most recently used can be a quick way to go between apps. Android widgets can be very helpful. XDA Forum Member registered-user offers up a neat little...