You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
Truth About Gorilla Glass – Drops, Tests, Composition – XDA Developer TV
On today’s XDA Developer TV, Mad Scientist Erica presents a short documentary video on Gorilla Glass, and scratch resistant glass in general. With some sample scratch resistant glass products from Spigen, Erica shows us the strengths and weaknesses of this product.
In this video, Erica talks what scratch resistant glass is, how it is made, and the science behind it. She also talks about some common misconceptions of scratch resistant glass. Finally, Erica engages in some real world scratch and drop tests. So check out this video and learn some important information about scratch resistant glass.
Erica’s Research and Information Links:
- Oleophobic Glass Substrates
- Corning Museum Tempering (thermal and chemical)
- Compression Layers of Thermal and Chemical Tempering
- All Corning’s used literature in Erica’s studies
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With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...