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Posted November 10, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 9, 2014 at 10:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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.
Posted November 8, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 7, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 6, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
Android 5.0 Lollipop is out, and Material Design is all the rage. While some ports are available, most are out of luck as they have to wait for their manufacturer and perhaps carrier to release an update. And unfortunately, some may never come. There has got to be a way to get a bit of Lollipop on your device!
XDA Senior Member kevin@TeslaCoil offers up a customizable, powerful replacement launcher with a touch of Lollipop. In this video, XDA TV Producer TK reviews Nova Launcher. TK shows off the application, its uses, functionality and talks about his thoughts of the application. Check out this app review.. . . READ ON »
Posted November 5, 2014 at 06:00 am by TK
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the successor to Samsung’s wildly popular Galaxy Note 2 and 3 phablet devices. The Note 3 was a giant-sized phone with a 5.7” screen display, with the Note 4 still sporting the same 5.7” display but with a higher QHD resolution. The Note 4 was released on October 17, with some US release dates lagging a bit depending on carrier. For this review, we will be looking at the T-Mobile variant, which did not have a delayed release.
The internal hardware of the US-market Galaxy Note 4 is based on the Snapdragon 805 SoC, whereas the international model features the Samsung Exynos 5433 Chipset. Aside from carrier radio modifications and a few other minor branding d. . . READ ON »
Posted November 4, 2014 at 10:30 pm by Jimmy McGee
Chrome has become Android’s default browser. As great as Chrome is, it’s still missing some ease-of-use features. Sometimes on our phablet devices, we need two hands to work in Chrome–lest we need to perform an awkward thumb stretch. Because of this, simple Pie Controls would help with navigation.
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you enable Pie Controls in your Chrome browser. XDA Forum Member JT5 created the aptly named ChromePie module. TK shows off the modules and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.. . . READ ON »
Posted November 3, 2014 at 10:30 am by Jimmy McGee
Sony Extends its AOSP Project to include the Xperia Z3! 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 small wearable based update to Google Play and be sure the check out the article talking about Google allowing searches to interact with apps! 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 Jordan does a Review of the Epson Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses. XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx released a video sort of reviewing AOKP. Be sure to check out Ethan Yonker’s (XDA Senior Recognized . . . READ ON »
Posted November 2, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
Over that past couple of months we have, sort of, reviewed CyanogenMod 11 Milestone 9, OmniROM and Paranoid Android. However, there are even more unicorn-filled options out there. Custom ROMs that take charge grab the unicorn by the horn and customize that open source Android, until it glitters with bling. All custom ROM aim to be a great blend of features and tweaks to improve your Andorid life.
In today’s video, XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx, shows off AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) on his HTC One M8. The main features covered and talked about in today’s video are ribbon, Vibration Patterns, Navigation Ring, LED Control, Custom Toggles and more. While we are showing the version on the HTC One . . . READ ON »