CyanogenMod 10.1.0 RC1 has been released for various devices. That story and more are covered by Kevin, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the Windows Phone 7.8 updater tool Sharp7Eighter and FireFox OS making an appearance on the juggernaut device, the HTC HD2.
Kevin talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Steve talked about unlocking the bootlader of the new HTC One, Kevin talked about spring cleaning for your Android and TK released an Android App review . . . READ ON »
Do you travel? Do you work with international companies? Are you just a unit nerd who likes to know distance in miles and kilometers, or speed in miles per hours and kilometers per hour? Well, it would be nice to have an handy app to convert back and forth between different units.
XDA Forum Member ahmed_14 has an application to help you convert measurements and currency. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Pocket Converter. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.
If you take a moment to pull your attention away from XDA and look outside, you will see that Spring has sprung. That means it is time for Spring cleaning. So recycle those Jolt Cola bottles from around your desk and toss out those old pizza boxes.
While you are at it, don’t forget your Android Device. You device is filled up with temporary files and other apps you may not need. XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin shows you how to clean your device with Clean Master and SD Maid. Check out this video.
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Recently, HTC released its latest flagship device, the HTC One. The HTC One comes in variants including AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. After numerous delays, the phone started shipping. And what do we do here at XDA developers once we get a new device? That’s right, we customize it.
In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you how to unlock the bootloader on the HTC One. This allows you to be about to install custom recoveries and customer ROMs. You can then gain root access to your device. Check out this video to find out who . . . READ ON »
The official Google Play store is now available on the Nook HD. That story and more are covered by Kevin, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is a discussion of the new Paranoid Android Halo and a custom kernel for the HTC One, which modifies its button’s function.
Kevin talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce talked about Code Katas and The Curse of Knowledge regarding App Development. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »
Yesterday, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce talked about finding resources to learn to code. Today, he delves into it a bit more and talks about some of the resources he’s found. From online YouTube tutorials to Java coding games, Jayce gives an overview of some of the options out there.
In today’s episode, XDA Developer TV Jayce interviews Chris Haseman, an Android Developer at Tumblr, about Good Code. Chris talks about how the journey to write good code is to write a lot of bad code since it helps give you the experience you need.
You asked for it, so now you are going to get it. Since the last couple of videos, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce has read your comments and you have asked for more information for people starting out as Android developers or developers in general. Well, he’s found some answers.
In today’s episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce interviews Miguel De Icaza, Co-Founder and CTO at Xamarin, about Code Katas. Miguel talks about development and learning new code by repetition using so called “Code Katas.” Check out this video.
Check out Jayce’s other videos and his Careers in Android Series.. . . READ ON »
Linux 3.0.8 kernel is available for 2011 Sony Xperia Devices. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an article about AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S 4 being released with a locked bootloader and in related and unsurprising news, the Galaxy S4 bootloader has been unlocked.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Steve had an App Shootout between third party browsers for Android, Windows Phone, and iOS; AdamOutler talked about the Google ADK . . . READ ON »
XDA Senior Member anthonycr has created a great Android browser to replace the standard app. His application is called Lightning Browser. How does his application compare to similar apps on other mobile operating systems like UC Browser for Windows Phone and Mercury Browser on iOS?
In this episode XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you these applications side by side by side. He shows you what they look like and he pits them against each other to see which one is the best and will reign as king of the Third Party Browser applications. Check out this video to find . . . READ ON »
We all want to have more Android automation in our homes. XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler set out to do just that and spent around 40 hours attempting to reduce and rewrite the code driving the ADK2012 into something which would be more moldable and bendable. He failed and he explains why in his rant which he calls the ADK2012 “The Worst Code Ever.”
So if you’ve ever wanted to work with Google Accessory Development Kit, make sure to check out this video. This will give you insight as to what trials and tribulations you may face. Before you engage . . . READ ON »
Sometimes when you are talking with business associates or trying to get directions to the hottest party, it would be nice to be able to record the call to have an audio record of action items or turn-by-turn directions. This is of course assuming that laws in your jurisdiction permit you to record others.
XDA Senior Member zakiancel has an application to help you record your voice calls and make voice notes in a lot of formats. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Incall Recorder. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out . . . READ ON »
Samsung Galaxy S4 Rooted across multiple carriers. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is a tutorial to backup your TA Partition on the Sony Xperia Z and NASA launching several Nexus One phones into space.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce talks about Xposed framework and Mono for Android. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
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In an effort to help support XDA‘s recently added forums focusing solely on App Development, we have been providing information to support developers in their quest. Yesterday, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce interviewed XDA Recognized Developer rovo89 about his Xposed Framework..
In today’s episode XDA Developer TV, Jayce interviews Miguel De Icaza, Co-Founder and CTO at Xamarin, about Mono for Android. Miguel talks about open source development and the value of open sourcing software and his compiler. Check out this video.
Check out Jayce’s Careers in Android Series.