Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Verizon HTC One M8 Rooted, Sense 6 Ported to Evo 4G LTE, Omate SmartWatch Bluetooth Tethering ROM – XDA Developer TV
If you haven’t gotten the Android 4.4.2 KitKat over the air update for your HTC One Max, we have a mirror! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend’s news is the announcement that Jcase and beaups have rooted the new HTC One M8—and in the process, they’ve S-Off-eds the M7. Jordan also talks about how HTC Sense 6 has been ported to the Evo 4G LTE! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the exciting news from XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy, who released a Bluetooth tethering ROM for the Omate TrueSmart and the announcement that the LG G2 received a mod for 120 fps and 4k Ultra HD video recording! Pull up a chair and check out this and other XDA Developer TV videos.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Your HTC One Max Hasn’t Received its Official KitKat OTA Yet? Here’s a Mirror!
- Jcase and Beaups Root the Verizon HTC One 2014 (M8) and S-Off Last Year’s Verizon HTC One
- HTC Sense 6 from the M8 Ported to the Evo 4G LTE
- Mod for the LG G2 Brings 120 fps and 4k Ultra HD Video Recording
- Bluetooth Tethering ROM for the Omate TrueSmart
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Gesture Control – XDA Developer TV
- How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Gear and Install Pie Controls – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Shareboard Helps You Save Time – XDA Developer TV
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...