With XDA being a community of Android enthusiasts, it is not uncommon to see lots of bashing on Apple's iPhone here. There are different reasons for the hate, but we'd like to hear your number one reason for not going with the iPhone. Let us know your thoughts below!
Use Google Currents? So Do We!
Do you get your daily dose of news on Google Currents? If you currently do not, you may wish to give it a try. For those unfamiliar, Google Currents is an aesthetically appealing news client for Android (and *cough*iOS*cough*) that presents information from various sources in a magazine-like manner. Content is arranged in the form of Editions, which come from both select publishers and trending articles.
Today we are proud to announce that you can now catch up on the latest in mobile development news through our own XDA Edition. Here, you will be able to access all of our news stories in a convenient and mobile-optimized manner. And since the app syncs to allow for offline reading, we can’t think of a better way to spend those tough times when a cellular signal is just out of reach.
What are you waiting for? Head over to the XDA-Developers Currents Edition on your mobile device today!
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If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...