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...
What 2011 Means In 2012 – XDA TV
On XDA TV this week, Azrienoch takes a look at the starting trend in 2011 of mobile device companies keeping their ears open to their customers, and what that means for 2012. Azrienoch also welcomes Russell Holly to the portal, and a new portal design. We’re excited to see what 2012 brings to XDA-Developers. Click on for the video!
Hi, I’m Russell, the New XDA Portal Admin
Welcome to the Refreshed XDA Portal!
New XDA Feature: Contextual Search
Website Update: We’re moving from GoDaddy
Looking Back At 2011
Samsung Backtracks, Is Reviewing Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S and Tab After All
[UPDATE] Galaxy S And Tab Will Probably Get Ice Cream Sandwich “Lite”
HTC Kingdom Source Code Released
HTC Unlocks Its Verizon and AT&T Bootloaders
10 Predictions for 2012
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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...