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Posted October 14, 2014 at 10:30 am by Jimmy McGee
Many people use their phone as a navigation system. Typically, in car standalone navigation systems tell you to set the destination while the car is not moving. But lets be honest, how many of us do that all the time? To make matters worse, when you are doing it with Google Maps, Google makes you ignore and compete with multiple pop up tool tips.
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you hide these potentially dangerous Google Maps tips. XDA Senior Member Kevin M created the No Map Tips module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »
Posted October 13, 2014 at 10:00 am by Jimmy McGee
The LG G3 Locked Bootloader can be worked around with Bump! 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 MultiROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and be sure the check out the article showing you how to test your apps on a Sony device with Sony’s remote device lab! 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 talked about the Risk of Brick. XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx released a video showing you how to factory re3set and unroot a Nexus Device. Then Jordan reviewed this years . . . READ ON »
Posted October 12, 2014 at 06:00 pm by Jimmy McGee
This year’s xda:devcon has come and gone. XDA TV Producer Jordan was in attendance. He got the devcon experience and is sharing it with you. Jordan talks about some of the great talks and the event as a whole. He talks about his whole expierence.
If you missed the event and wanted to get a bbrief synopsis of what happened, you can check out this video. We will be uploading the session videos we took over the next few weeks. Of course if you couldn’t make it to xda:devcon, maybe you can catch up with XDA and XDA TV at this years Big Android BBQ. If you haven’t already purchased a ticket you can save 20% with Discount Code “XDA”. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »
Posted October 12, 2014 at 08:00 am by Jimmy McGee
If you spend any amount of time reading or hanging out in the XDA Developers Forums, you will hear people talking about bricking the device. They warn you to be careful because doing this wrong could brick your device. The rumors of the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are swirling. With a Google event in the coming weeks, many people predict these devices will be announced. Of course the best part about Nexus devices is the ability to easily unlock their bootloaders. This allows you to root, unlock and install custom recoveries, so you can modify and test the Nexus devices to your heart’s content.
Posted October 11, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
If you spend any amount of time reading or hanging out in the XDA Developers Forums, you will hear people talking about bricking the device. They warn you to be careful because doing this wrong could brick your device. Developers always mention that they are not responsible if you brick your device. There are questions with people asking how to fix their brick. Do the XDA members have a stonemason fetish?
In this episode of XDA TV, Producer and XDA Recognized Contributor rirozizo gets real about the topic of device bricks. He defines what a brick is, what the difference between a hard brick and a soft brick are. Also, he talks about your options if you devices is in one of the many “bricked” states. So, if . . . READ ON »
Posted October 10, 2014 at 01:00 pm by Jimmy McGee
ChainFire’s Auto-Root Program now supports S5 Prime and Note 4! 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 CyanogenMod and Micromax releasing a device in India and be sure the check out the Android One based CyanogenMod 11 ROM. 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 OBB on SD. Then TK reviewed the Blackphone BP1. And later, TK gave us an Android App Review of C Floating. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »
Posted October 9, 2014 at 10:00 am by Jimmy McGee
In the past we have shown you C Locker and C Widget. Those applications allow you to customize your lockscreen and your weather widget, respectively. Well, from the same mind that gave you those apps, now you can customize your multitasking shortcuts.
XDA Recognized Developer astoncheah offers up a customizable, powerful application that allows you to multitask and switch apps fast. In this video XDA TV Producer TK reviews C Floating. TK shows off the application, its uses, functionality and talks about his thoughts of the application. Check out this app review.. . . READ ON »
Posted October 8, 2014 at 06:00 am by TK
When you hear about a phone that is secure and has the means to be give you control over your personal data, an Android device might not the first thing that comes to mind. Two companies, Geeksphone and Silent Circle, are working together to get you to associate PrivatOS (a customized version of Android 4.4.2) with security features. These are security features that you normally have to root your device in order to have.
It will be exciting to see what makes this phone more secure than a Nexus device.
The Blackphone has a nice designed and is easy to hold in your hand. There are no markings on the device other than the logo next to the Speaker on the back. I like the understated look of the Phone. The phone is only av. . . READ ON »
Posted October 7, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
Everyday, our devices are getting more and more powerful–so powerful that you can play some serious games like Portal or Asphalt 8: Airborne. The problem with these games is the often require a huge library file for maps, and graphics elements, and these OBB files can take up a big chuck on your on-board storage
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you move these massive files to your huge SD card. XDA Recognized Developer moneytoo created the OBB to SD module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »