To me, applications like this one are really important for school students. I bought my first significant Android the same year I began my Physics degree at my university, and immediately I realised how tremendously helpful it was. From accurate graphing applications to TI emulators (don't judge me, the real thing costs crazy amounts here!), passing through giants like Wolfram and MATLAB Mobile, there were a lot of tools for one to excel with. In fact, I'd say that without Android I wouldn't have chosen...
Tired of Unwanted Bundled APKs in ROMs?
Like most users of XDA, I love custom ROM’s. Although as a minimalist, when I download a ROM for my Galaxy Nexus, I tend to go through and delete the apps I do not need. I’m sure many of you do as well, and it’s annoying that it has to be done manually every time I want to flash again. Now thanks to XDA Forum Member _Logie, it can be done frustration-free with his latest program: APK Swapper.
Yes, this is a program that you open on your PC. Simply run the executable, drag the ROM file in it’s unaltered .zip format onto the window, and presto—a list of all the applications in the ROM will populate. Then simply select the applications you do not want (the latest version is compatible with multi-select), and press delete. The application will even allow you inject your own APK files into the ROM, saving you the hassle of having to install them manually later.
So head on over to the original thread and give this bad boy a spin.
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XDA Recognized Contributor Albe95 has shared with us what looks to be Galaxy S6 applications. The ones he's provided are the GearManager, the Optical Reader, GeoNews and Kids Mode. The applications are available for download through the links in the opening post, but keep in mind it is likely that they might not be compatible with your device. There's also new information about more applications and system interface features revealed in the same thread: The alleged S6 statusbar and panel are ported to the...
Only a few years ago, it was normal for a major app release to be available for iOS but come months later to Android. That seems to no longer be the case, as Android has advanced tremendously with Google putting a huge effort into its Play Store and ecosystem. However, while the majority of major app releases are now made available for both platforms at the same time, there are a few iOS exclusives that some of us wish were on our favorite mobile OS (Hyperlapse comes to mind). Let us know which apps for the iPhone you wish were on Android.