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...
Update on Wiki: Help Wanted
As mentioned last week, we were having some trouble with the wiki and have decided to migrate to a new (and much better) wiki platform which is based on the widely-used MediaWiki software . We are working on manually moving all of the content from the old wiki to the new. The new wiki will be permanently located at this address. Moving the wiki is a slow and tedious process, and we apologize that it’s taking so long!
If any members have some time to help, please PM svetius and we will give you the tools necessary to lend a hand. The page formatting between the old wiki and new wiki is very different, so copying pages is not simple. Members who already know (or are willing to learn) MediaWiki syntax would be greatly appreciated.
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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...