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...
Tool for LG Optimus One Makes Building from Source Easy
Tools, interfaces, dashboards, and tutorials all help users get started building from source. Not only do they give more options to developers who already know their way around compiling, but they also can help bring new users into the source building party. These tools are the gateway drug into the Android hacking addiction, and any tool that helps get the job done is worth talking about.
XDA Senior Member mDroidd has released such a tool called Android Central—no relation with the blog—that gives LG Optimus One developers and users a nice, text based interface to perform any number of build and tweak actions. The tool has a very clean user interface and includes easy to follow options for users to choose from.
Some features include preparing to build a kernel, building a kernel, building from source, installing the Java JDK and Android SDK, and a number of theming tools—all available at the click of a button. While there aren’t a lot of instructions, as most of the tools are self explanatory, there are a number of troubleshooting tips for people who are having trouble. In other words, the best way to find out more about the tool is to actually use it. Additionally, XDA Forum Member KeitIG has been translating the tool to French.
A full list of shout outs, the change log, download links for both English and French versions, more can be found in the original thread. Before flashing anything made in this little kitchen-like app, be sure to perform a backup so you can restore in case something goes wrong!
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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.