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5 Kickstarter Projects in Mobile You Should Check Out Now – XDA TV

Thank you for tuning in to XDA TV. Today we are going to be talking about five interesting Kickstarter projects.There have been noteworthy Kickstarter projects that have changed the mobile scene and created new market segments. And there have been other highly funded projects that promised much and delivered little. The five projects we are discussing...

Easy Fix for CPU Throttling?

Much has been said about the overheating and subsequent throttling issues surrounding the Snapdragon 810, but XDA forum member schecter7 thinks he may have found a simple fix.What is CPU throttling caused by? Excess heat.How do you get rid of excess heat? Add a bigger heat sink.This is essentially what XDA member schecter7 has done...

Montar Car Mount – Android Accessories Review

Our smartphones are more than just phones. They are movie theaters, game consoles, internet portals and more. In fact one of the great things about our phones is the GPS capability. Using GPS on your phone is great because you never have to know the exact directions, your phone will tell you. However, it is...

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...

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...

Vinsic 20,000mAh Ultra Slim Power Bank Giveaway

We have covered a lot of Android Accessories here on XDA TV. Mostly because we realize that there are not many phones out there designed specifically with us in mind. So we get powerful phones that don’t have the best speakers or batteries. To resolve this issue we can grab an accessory to fill the...

TaoTronics TT-BRO 3 Car Bluetooth Adapter – XDA TV

With all the laws and safety concerns related to talking on your phone when driving, many people are moving towards hands-free car systems. Some cars have Bluetooth capabilities from the factory. However, some people don’t have that option, nor do they want to buy a Bluetooth enabled aftermarket stereo. Well, If you’ve got a AUX...

RAVPower RP-WD02 – Android Accessories Review

There are so many Power Banks out there. However, they are not all the same. Some sacrifice weight for capacity. Others do the opposite. Some come with two ports and some come with more, while others come with less. Some are just batteries with a case around it, but others have some unique features.In this...

IntoCircuit Power Castle 11,200 mAh Power Bank Review

Currently, used batteries last for no longer than a couple of days. Processors, graphical units, and the Android OS itself require lots of juice. Simple loading using the AC charger may be not enough, especially while you're traveling.A few years ago, you could have simply swapped the battery and continued to enjoy your phone. However, many...

Nvidia and Robotics w/ Barrett Williams – XDA:DevCon 2014

Robotics continues to dominate our videos from this year’s XDA:DevCon 2014 in Manchester, UK. For those of you who were not able to make it, we are excited to release another session for you to enjoy. Today, we offer up a follow up video of Shane Francis’s session Android, Robotics and Vision Oh My! This video...

Samsung Begins Production of 8-Gigabit RAM Chips

With the release of Android 5.0, our favorite mobile operating system has become 64-bit ready. Hardware used in some recently released mid-range devices like the HTC Desire 510 is already capable of processing 64-bit code. One of the main advantages of 64-bit computing is the ability for individual processes to address 4 GB of RAM...

Android, Robotics and Vision Oh My! w/ Shane Francis – XDA:DevCon 2014

This is our second video from this year’s XDA:DevCon 2014 in Manchester, UK. For those of you who were unable to make it, we are excited to be releasing another session for you to enjoy. In a follow-up to our video from yesterday, Alin Jerpelea’s session AOSP For Sony Devices: Past, Present and Future, we offer up a video...