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Best Practices for Software Development w/ Chet Haase – BABBQ2014

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Googler Chet Haase made a big appearance at the 5th annual Big Android BBQ. He talked about Android 5.0 Lollipop during the Opening Keynote. Additionally, he gave a talk entitled, “Best Practices for Software Development of Practical Practicing Software Practitioners”

Lead of the Android UI toolkit at Google, Chet and his team focus on animations, graphics, performance, and more. In this presentation, Chet talks about the latest in best practices for software developers. So if you wanted to learn more about software development best practices, or not, check out the video below!

If you missed it, two other session have been uploaded from the Big Android BBQ for your enjoyment, the User Experience se. . . READ ON »

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Lollipop Images for Nexus 5, 7, 10, .NET Open Sourced! – XDA TV

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Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 are now available! 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 Sony bringing Lollipop to the Sony Xperia L, and be sure the check out the article talking about Microsoft Open Sourcing the .Net Framework. 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 ScreenOffAnimation. Then, TK showed you how to root the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. And later, TK gave us an Android App Review of Weak Control. Pull u. . . READ ON »

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Android App Review: Control Your Phone from Your Computer with Weak Control – XDA TV

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Our smartphones are great devices, but sometimes their screens are just way too small. What if you are sitting at your computer and you want to chat with your friends via text message? What if you want to show a room full of people a video on your phone? What if you want to control your device with your computer keyboard and mouse?

XDA Forum Member WeakControl offers up a way to connect to your device with a web browser. In this video, XDA TV Producer TK reviews Weak Control.  TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.. . . READ ON »

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Root the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Install TWRP – XDA TV

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In this episode, XDA TV Producer TK shows you how to root and install TWRP custom recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Note 4 is Samsung’s latest entry in the popular Note lineup. TK recently reviewed the device. So as is usual at XDA, we must root all the things, and the Note 4 is no exception!

TK presents instructions on how to gain root access on your Note 4 using tools from the XDA Developers Forums. The process is painless and pretty easy. This video shows you how to install the TWRP custom recovery as well. So if you want to root your Note 4, take a moment and check this video out.. . . READ ON »

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Control Your Screen On/OFF Animation – XDA TV

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Android is about customization. There are what some would consider advanced customizations, such as setting up Tasker Automation. There are also what some would consider basic customizations, like adding Pie Controls to your Chrome browser. Either way, the possibility of choice with Android is great. You can even change the way your screen turns off and on.

In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you change your screen on and screen off animations. XDA Recognized Developer zst123 created ScreenOffAnimation module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »

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Lollipop-Based OmniROM, Android 5.0 for Moto X 2014 and LG G3 (F400S) Captured – XDA TV

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Android 5.0 Lollipop is now being booted by OmniROM! 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 leaked version of Android Lollipop for the LG G3 and be sure the check out the article talking about the Moto X Lollipop Soak Test! 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 rirozizo talks about SOT and battery life. XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx released a video showing you how to root the Nexus 9 and unlock the bootloader. Be sure to check out Ethan Yonker’s, aka XDA Senior Recogni. . . READ ON »

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Root the Google Nexus 9 and Unlock Bootloader – XDA TV

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In this episode, XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx shows you how to root and unlock the bootloader on your Nexus 9. The Nexus 9 it finally landing into people’s hands. And while development is hot, some things are not readily available yet. So as is usual at XDA, we must root all the things, and the Nexus 9 is no exception!

Droidmodd3rx presents instructions on how to gain root access on your Nexus 9 using tools from the XDA Developers Forums. The process is painless and pretty easy. This video shows you how to install a unlock the bootloader as well. So if you wanted to root your Nexus 9, take a moment and check this video out.

Also be sure to check out this video to find out who won the Big Android Giveaway!. . . READ ON »

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What’s SOT and Why Isn’t it the Battery Meter – XDA TV

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Mobile phones are getting more powerful everyday. With each passing generation, our smartphones are getting higher definition screens and more powerful processors. Mobile phone batteries are getting bigger too, but it doesn’t seem that way. Compared to older phones, batteries are bigger than ever. But because of the power hungry screens and chips, you wouldn’t notice that. There is a constant battle to get a full day out of a smartphone battery, while still being able to actually use the device.

In this episode of XDA TV, special guest isock gets real about a couple misconceptions about battery life. He defines what SOT is, what does that actually mean in regards to battery life, and is SOT rea. . . READ ON »

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Factory Images and Source Code – XDA TV

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Android 5.0 Lollipop source code is fully available to build! 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 Sony bringing Lollipop to the Sony Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3 and be sure the check out the article talking about Chainfire rooting the Google Nexus 9. 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 ChromePie. Then TK did a review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. And later TK gave us an Android App Review of Nova Launcher. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »

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