More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
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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While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...
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