During the BBQ, there were many great events and presentations. You’ve already seen the presentation by XDA Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD. However, that was not the only presentation by an Elite Recognized Developer from XDA. Elite Recognized Developer Dees_Troy, also known as Ethan Yonker, gave a presentation as well. For the few who may not recognize the name, he is the lead developer of TWRP and member of Team Win.
Ethan’s presentation was entitled “Software Architecture and Design.” In this session, Ethan discuss good programming practices in regards to software architecture and program design. Ethan draws real-life examples . . . READ ON »
Before his presentation at this year’s Big Android BBQ, Ethan Yonker (XDA Elite Recognized Developer Dees_Troy) takes a moment and sits down with XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan for a quick chat. Jordan and Dees_Troy talk about his accomplishments, his projects, and a little about himself.
Dees_Troy is the developer responsible for such projects as TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project). Dees_Troy is also part of the group behind the newly announced OmniROM. He gave a presentation about “Software Architecture and Design” at the Big Android BBQ, be sure to check out that video. Check out this . . . READ ON »
The official Android 4.3 firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an article reporting that some Samsung Galaxy Note 3 apps have been ported to the Galaxy S 4, and the announcement that there is a custom ROM feature comparison database now available.
There are many different sounds on your Android device, and unfortunately, adjusting the volumes of these events can be a hassle. You have to wait for the sound event and pray that you hit the volume button quick enough. There ought to be a better, simpler way.
XDA Senior Member nagasgura offers up the ultimate way to easily adjust these numerous sound events with his app. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Ultimate Sound Control. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.
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The 2013 edition of the Big Android BBQ has come and gone. At the BBQ, there were many great events and presentations. One such presentation was by XDA Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD. Also known as Guillaume Lesniak, XpLoDWilD has been involved in numerous closed- and open-source projects in various domains related to software engineering, mobile development, and game development. He is passionate about technology and open source projects. He has been contributing to numerous projects, including CyanogenMod and making apps for Android.
At the BBQ, XpLoDWilD gave a talk called “Developments in the Open Source Community.” This session discussed how . . . READ ON »
Fresh from his presentation at this year’s Big Android BBQ, Guillaume Lesniak (a.k.a. XDA Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD) takes a moment to sit down with XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan for a quick chat. Jordan and XpLoDWilD talk about Guillaume’s accomplishments and a little about Guillaume himself.
XpLoDWilD is the developer responsible for such projects as CyanogenMod on the Oppo Find 5 and the Focal camera app that has been recently released to the Google Play store. Additionally, XpLoDWilD is part of the group behind the recently announced OmniROM. He gave a presentation about “Developments in the Open . . . READ ON »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is latest and greatest phablet in the Samsung’s Galaxy Note line. It comes from the factory with many neat features. However, here at XDA, we don’t just want a normal device. We want to customize our device to get even more power, functionality, and great features.
In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK presents three mods that he’s installed on his Samsung Galaxy Note 3 using tools from the XDA Developers Forums. These mods include Fixing the Titanium Backup Issues, Getting the Floating Pen Windows on any App, and performing a Region Unlock. Check out . . . READ ON »
At this years Big Android BBQ, a new player in the custom ROM world comes to life with the announcement of OmniROM. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an article reporting online flashing with Universal Kernel Flash Tool and the announcement that you can now root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in a KNOX-friendly way.
Now at version 2.3, the Xposed Framework note supports MIUI and x86 and has new features. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an article reporting on rumrunner S-Off being achieved on the Verizon HTC One and the announcement that LTE Nexus 7 4.3.1 JLS36I restore images are available.
In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer TK shows you how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Odin and a PC. TK just recently reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and it is the latest in Samsung’s phablet line. Many people say it’s a great device that is the current device to beat and is wonderful out of the box. But at XDA, we must root all the things.
TK presents step-by-step instructions on how to gain root access on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 using tools from the XDA Developers Forums. The process is works for . . . READ ON »
Last week, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan showed us how to work with developing an app in the upcoming Ubuntu Touch OS. Of course, developing an App for a device or operating system is always easier if you have a device to test it on. Luckily, Google released a new version of the Nexus 7, and the market is full of old Nexus 7s you can pick up for cheap.
In this video, Jordan shows you how to install Ubuntu Touch on an original Nexus 7 (2012) device. This will allow you to try Ubuntu Touch out as an operating . . . READ ON »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the successor to the wildly popular Galaxy Note II. The Note II was a giant-sized phone with a 5.5” screen display, and the Note III is even bigger at 5.7”. The Note III was released to the international markets in September 2013. US release dates lagged a bit, depending on carrier. For this review, we will be looking at the T-Mobile variant in particular, which was released on October 2, 2013.
The internal hardware of the US market Galaxy Note III is based on the Snapdragon 800 SoC, whereas the international model features . . . READ ON »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 region lock has been removed by XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he covers all of the important stories from this weekend. Included in this recap is an article reporting that Android 4.3.1 is coming to the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE and the announcement that you can use Google Now in any language.