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Latest OmniROM Nightlies Bring Custom Hotwords to Your Home Screen

Android has offered Google Voice Search for many, many years now. Thanks to nearly constant backend updates, its capabilities are continually expanding. And if you're anything like I am, you use every chance you have to impress your friends by saying,  "OK Google..."As powerful as Google Voice Search is, it's not perfect. For example, while it has...

Sony 2013 Flagships Get KitKat, OmniROM Alpha for Oppo Find 7A, Motorola Provides Moto E Bootloader Unlock – XDA Developer TV

Official Android 4.4 KitKat is now rolling to the Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the arrival of Official OmniROM alpha builds for the Oppo Find 7a and official KitKat finally arriving on...

Official OmniROM Alpha Builds for the Oppo Find 7a

We've talked about the Oppo Find 7a quite a bit here on the XDA Portal ever since its unveiling, back in March of this year. In the time since, the Find 7a has received official TWRP support, a feature-packed official OTA, and even CyanogenMod 11S from the OnePlus One. During this time, we've also stripped the device down to...

OmniROM Switcher and MultiWindow for Everyone, Capturing Recovery Screenshots Easily – XDA Developer TV

OmniSwitch, the new application switching utility from OmniROM, is now available to all with OmniSnitch! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that OmniROMs multi-window feature is available as a Xposed Module and there is...

Meet OmniSwitch: An Innovative New Feature in OmniROM

OmniROM is one of the hottest new custom ROMs. It comes from developers including XDA Senior Recognized Developers Chainfire, XpLoDWilD, pulser_g2, and is definitely something that shouldn't be missed. During the past few months, the OmniROM team added a few of very interesting features like OpenDelta and Multi-Window, which is still described as a work-in-progress. Now, users who...

How OmniROM Pulled Off Multi-Window

Over the years, we've seen a few attempts at multi-window on the Android platform, with varying levels of success. We first saw Cornerstone a few years back, and it was even slated to be integrated into the popular CyanogenMod ROM, but that didn’t go so well. We then saw Samsung's proprietary implementation, but this only worked...

CyanogenMod 11 M2, Nexus 5 Camera Mod, Web-based Odin Utility – XDA Developer TV

CyanogenMod 11.0 M2 is coming to over 65 devices! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week's news is KitKat-based OmniRom for the LG Optimus Black and an article talking about how you can improve the quality of your Nexus...

Custom ROM Central Expanded to Include AOKP and SlimRoms

Not too long ago, we announced the creation of a dedicated forum for large-scale, multi-device custom ROMs. Originally, this forum was home to development and discussion surrounding OmniROM, PAC ROM, and Paranoid Android.Now, we've gone ahead and expanded the forum to include two other important multi-device ROMs: SlimRoms and AOKP. As is the case with the previously created entries in the Custom ROM...

Motorola Xoom Still Alive and Kicking, Receives Functional KitKat

The Motorola Xoom is rapidly approaching its third birthday. And given its age, you would be forgiven for thinking that it is readily approaching time for retirement. However, thanks to innovations such as the recently covered bigpart partition layout, the device still clings to life.Now, the device has highly functional 4.4.2 KitKat-based OmniROM builds, courtesy of XDA...

Top 5 Technology Stories of 2013 – XDA Developer TV

Yesterday, we talked about the exciting technology developments in the mobile device world for this year. And today, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan combed through all the headlines, XDA-Developers news, and device forums to find what happened this year. He then identified the Top Five Technology Stories of 2013.This includes everything from the trials and...

OmniROM Gets an Open-Source File Manager

Omni is an interesting project, with a lot of original contributions. Recently we talked about OpenDelta, an innovative OTA system created by XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire. Now it's time to present you the built-in file manager with cloud integration: DocumentsUI by XDA Senior Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD. The new file manager is integrated into the frameworks, so it doesn't...

Skip the Wait and Save Your Bandwidth: OmniROM Adds Incremental OTA System

Not everyone has supremely fast mobile data when on the go. And even those with many bars of LTE reception shouldn't have to waste their bandwidth downloading overly sized ROM updates. But let's face it: We all want the absolute bleeding edge ROM and featureset at all times.So what do we do when we're on...