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Posted December 7, 2014 at 07:00 am by Jimmy McGee
The Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 were launched with Android 5.0 Lollipop. In Lollipop Google has kindly made encryption on with no way to disable it. This is a great thing for security, however some people are complaining about slowness
In this episode, XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx takes some time to show you how to disable this forced encryption on the Nexus Lollipop devices. You will want to have your bootloader unlocked, which we covered in another video. Also, check out our favorite Nexus 6 Mods video. Check out this video to find out.. . . READ ON »
Posted December 6, 2014 at 04:00 pm by Jimmy McGee
The Google Nexus 6 is finally landing more and more people’s hands. That of course means that more and more developers have gotten hands on the Nexus 6. Recently we showed you how to rooted it. So what do you do next?
In this video XDA TV Producer TK presents some applications and modifications that he’s installed on his Nexus 6. Check out these mods to give you an answer to the question of “what to do now.” These suggestions include the Nexus 6 Notification LED, Double Tap to Unlock, Switch Pro Widget and Viper4Android. There are many other mods mentioned as well. Check this video out.. . . READ ON »
Posted December 5, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
Android 5.0 Lollipop has been released for the Polish Samsung Galaxy S5! 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 Lollipop for the Kindle Fire and be sure the check out the article talking about the modular PuzzlePhone. That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for Xposed Media Scanner Optimizer. Then TK showed us how to root the Google Nexus 6. And later Jared showed us the latest version of AirDroid. Finally, TK gave us an Android App Review of Xender. . . . READ ON »
Posted December 4, 2014 at 08:00 am by Jimmy McGee
One vision of the “future: is that sharing files and folders will eventually be so simple that it is only a one-button-click affair. This sharable package can take the form of a picture, a video, an app, or anything else. Are we there yet? Is there an app for that?
XDA Forum Member AnMobi offers up app that lets you easily share files. In this video XDA TV Producer TK reviews Xender. TK shows off the application, its uses, and functionality, so check out this app review.. . . READ ON »
Posted December 3, 2014 at 02:40 pm by admin
Update!: We’ve chosen the winners of the contest. They are: petzku, Androidshek, mascaliente, damir1, nicopizza, dagoban, cretu01, JDLion, trusselo, mohfreestyl. These users will be contacted via XDA PM shortly with a code to unlock AirDroid premium. Thanks to everyone that participated in the contest, and thanks to AirDroid for the codes!
It’s the little things that make using convergence apps like Pushbullet and AirDroid so appealing. As I’ve been sitting here typing this article, I’ve gotten three text messages from my wife. My old workflow: hear annoying buzz, stop typing, pick up phone, unlock phone, click on notification, read message, reply, lock phone, put down p. . . READ ON »
Posted December 3, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
In this episode, XDA TV Producer TK shows you how to root, unlock the bootloader, and install a custom ROM on the Google Nexus 6. The Nexus 6 is Google’s latest phone with “pure Android,” or at least, “pure Google.” So as is usual at XDA, we must root all the things, and the Nexus 6 is no exception!
TK presents instructions on how to gain root access on your Nexus 6 using tools from the XDA Developers Forums. The process is painless and pretty easy. This video shows you how to install a custom ROM and unlock the Bootloader as well. So if you wanted to root your Nexus 6, take a moment and check this video out.. . . READ ON »
Posted December 2, 2014 at 08:00 am by Jimmy McGee
If you’ve got a lot of file crammed on your device and external SD card–and let’s be honest, who doesn’t–you could be losing precious battery life. The reason is that when your device boots, it has to scan the files to create the Android media store entries. And there is nothing you can do about it. Or is there?
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you optimize your media scanner. XDA Senior Member thomashofmann created the Xposed Media Scanner Optimizer module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »
Posted December 1, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
Android 5.0 Lollipop lands on the Sony Xperia Z Ultra! 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 Android TV port for the OUYA gaming console and be sure the check out the article talking about the LG G3 Oversharpening fix! 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 RootJunky shows you how to write a batch file. XDA TV Producer rirozizo released a video talking about installing and using MultiROM. And if you missed it, be sure to check out Jordan’s Review of the Nvidia SHIELD Ta. . . READ ON »
Posted November 30, 2014 at 10:00 am by Jimmy McGee
The great thing about XDA is you can find all these great custom ROMs. There are so many in fact that sometimes you want to have access to a couple so you can change depending on your mood. And while you can just flash those everytime, what if there was an easier way?
In this episode of XDA TV, rirozizo shows you MultiROM Manager using his Nexus 4. MultiROM is an unique customization that you can place on supported Android phones and select which ROMs you have installed you want to run. Rirozizo shows off how to install the MultiROM feature. He shows you how to add available ROMs. He shows the user interface. He talks about MultiROM at length. If you wanted to know more about MultiROM, check out this video.. . . READ ON »