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Posted November 16, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
The holidays will be here in no time, so why not start thinking about gifts? Flor the Android enthusiast you can get them many things like a standard battery from Lepow, to a battery plus a plethora of options like an SD Card reader from RAVPower and a huge 14000mAh Power Bank from RAVPower. Perhaps even a WowWee MiP?
In this episode XDA TV Producer droidmodd3rx takes some time to talk about a unique smartphone accessory, the FuGoo Speaker. This device includes an assortment of jackets to upgrade both the durability and style. This speaker lasts 40 hours per charge. Finally, it is sand, dust, snow, mud and water proof. Check out this video to find out more.. . . READ ON »
Posted November 15, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been out for a little bit and if you own this device, you’ve probably gone through the phases of a new device. You’ve watched reviews on the device, you’ve purchased it, and then you’ve rooted it. So what do you do next?
In this video, XDA TV Producer TK presents some applications and Xposed mods that he’s installed on his Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Check out these mods to give you an answer to the question of what to do next. These suggestions include Amplify, ChromePie, Greenify and Wanam. There are many other mods mentioned as well. Check this video out.. . . READ ON »
Posted November 14, 2014 at 01:30 pm by Jimmy McGee
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!
Posted November 14, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 13, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 12, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
Posted November 11, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
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 »
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.