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Jimmy McGee · Mar 31, 2015

Fix Lollipop Memory Leak – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Unfortunately there was a memory leak in Android 5.0.x Lollipop. Thankfully it was fixed in Android 5.1. However, at the time of this video Xposed Framework doesn’t have Android 5.1 support. So you are faced with a choice of fixing the memory leak or running your Xposed Modules. Or are you? In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds the Android 5.1 memory fix to pre 5.1 Lollipop devices. The module...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 30, 2015

LG G4 Note Picture Leaked, Oxygen OS Delayed – XDA TV

The LG G4 Note has been leaked! 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 news of the delay in the release of Oxygen OS and be sure to check out the article talking about installing Android 4.4 Kitkat on a laptop. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 27, 2015

Droid Turbo Rooted, Bezel-less Oppo R7 Seen – XDA TV

Oppo has demoed the bezel-less smartphone called the "R7!" That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Google's internal code building tool is being having its source opened and be sure to check out the article talking about Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5 and 6! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 26, 2015

CyanogenMod 12 Theme Options – XDA TV

Be together, not the same. That is the current phrase that Google is using for Android. This is really wise, the strength of Android is that I have a choice in what phone I get and what it looks like. I get more choices than black or white and 16, 64 or 128 GB. One of the more visual parts of Android customization is theming. In this episode of XDA TV, Producer TK reviews talks about theming your CyanogenMod 12 device....

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 25, 2015

Must Have App Review: Pocket Casts for Android

The great thing about our smartphones is the ability to put on your head phones and listen to music or podcasts while on the bus, on the train, waiting at the DMV or just eating lunch when you are trying to block out the outside world. In order to listen to podcasts seamlessly, you will want the best application you can get your hands on. The talented developers over at “Shifty Jelly” offer up a must have podcast application. In...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 24, 2015

Lollipop Lock Screen Mods – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Last Thursday we reviewed an application that gives you greater features when it comes to cut, copy and paste. Of course this idea as a whole is not unique. Some of you complained that it seemed disjointed from the system. Well, now we have a clip board that uses the Xposed Framework to integrate advanced features into the system better. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds more clip board...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 23, 2015

Moto X Android 5.1 OTA Captured and More! – XDA TV

The Moto X Android 5.1 OTA has been released and captured! 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 Lollipop for the LG G2 coming in Q2 and be sure to check out the article talking about USB Type C. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 20, 2015

OnePlus Lollipop Release Dates Confirmed! – XDA TV

Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 10 for Xiaomi Mi4! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the HTC Uh Oh phone protection program and be sure to check out the article talking about iOS handling code in Android 4.4 for Wear! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 19, 2015

What’s on TK’s Android Device? – XDA Spotlight

If you watch a lot of XDA TV videos, you get to see our many producers’ phones a lot. Everyone has used the power of XDA to customize their device. They’ve added themes, custom ROMs, killer apps and other tweaks and mods. That’s the great thing about Android devices, you have many customization options. In this episode XDA TV Producer TK answers the questions many of you have asked over and over: what is on his phone? TK talks about...

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TK · Mar 18, 2015

Moto E 2nd Gen 2015 – Device Review

The year 2015 just started and the list of flagship devices that came out at Mobile World Congress 2015 this year is short. Motorola decided to release a little surprise at the same time in a new way. They sent a press conference in a box to the media. This was the unveiling of a little device called the Moto E Second Generation 2015. The Moto E 2nd Gen is, not surprisingly, a refresh of the original Moto E from...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 17, 2015

Native Clip Board – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Last Thursday we reviewed an application that gives you greater features when it comes to cut, copy and paste. Of course this idea as a whole is not unique. Some of you complained that it seemed disjointed from the system. Well, now we have a clip board that uses the Xposed Framework to integrate advanced features into the system better. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that adds more clip board...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 16, 2015

Microsoft Cortana for Android, Droid Turbo Root – XDA TV

Microsoft's Cortana is coming to Android! 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 a Xiaomi smartwatch and be sure to check out the article talking about Google's support of YouTube 360 on Android. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 13, 2015

Android 5.1 Images Available and More – XDA TV

Android 5.1 Lollipop factory images have dropped for Nexus devices! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of ASUS releasing the kernel source for the ZenFone 2 and be sure to check out the article talking about HTC Blinkfeed being ported to other devices! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 12, 2015

Clip Stack: A Clipboard Your Phone Needs – App Review

With the wonderful capabilities of our smartphones, we have access to piles of information, helpful tricks and millions of cat videos. Smartphones have brought friends and family closer. Find something funny, adorable, or twisted that your friends will like? Copy that link and share it on social media. However, if you want to share multiple links, it can be a tedious process. The developer little_cup offers up an app that allows you to control your clipboard and easily store multiple...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 11, 2015

RAVPower 15W Foldable Solar Charger – Accessory Review

Last week we reviewed the RAVPower RP-WD02 Wireless Filehub & Portable Travel Router. This device is the successor to the RP-WD01 that we reviewed as well. Today, we are going to talk about the exciting world of travel solar chargers. The premise is simple, the sun reaches everywhere, maybe not all the time, but it is an endless resource. In this episode of XDA TV, Producer TK reviews the RAVPower 15W Foldable Solar Charger. Not too long ago, TK reviewed the...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 10, 2015

Xposed Installer Alpha 2 & More – XDA Xposed Tuesday

The Xposed Framework on Android 5.0 Lollipop is getting closer and closer to a final release. When that will happen, no one is quite sure. But, the alphas are flowing and the bugs are being worked out. Fear not Samsung TouchWiz users, there is always hope that someday Xposed will work on your device again. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you watch a video in a pop up...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 9, 2015

Xposed Lollipop Alpha 2 Released, Google’s MVNO- XDA TV

Huawei's new Android Wear smartwatch is on Amazon! 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 Android Lollipop for the Verizon HTC One M8 and be sure to check out the article talking about Google's plans for the MVNO. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week on XDA...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 6, 2015

LG G4 Confirmed, New Blackphone 2 & More – XDA TV

Nvidia unveiled the SHIELD Tegra X1 TV Box! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Cyanogen's new corporate identity and partnership with Qualcomm and be sure to check out the article talking about Lollipop devices being no longer encrypted by default! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 5, 2015

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 episode of XDA TV, Producer TK reviews the RAVPower RP-WD02 Wireless Filehub & Portable Travel Router. This device is the successor to the RP-WD01...

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Jimmy McGee · Mar 4, 2015

Pixie Dust – XDA Game Time!

There are some excellent ‘AAA’ tier games by huge development houses that offer fun, and, most of the time, in-app purchases. There is no doubt that some of these games are great. However, at XDA we like to keep an eye on the little guy. Some of the more successful Android developers have started out as the little guy. Today we celebrate another simple game developed by an XDA member. XDA Senior Member Rolf Smit offers up a 2D sandbox...

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