You’ve probably got an Android phone. And because you’re on XDA, you are more than likely a power user. Chances are you get a lot of notifications. This is probably true even if you don’t consider yourself to be a power user. Wouldn’t it be great if you could view and respond to your notification on your Android Lock Screen?
XDA Senior Member anandbibek offers up an application that allows you get your notifications on your lock screen. In this video XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews Notific. TK shows off the application, its uses, and functionality. He then gives . . . READ ON »
We use our smartphones every day for various reasons: Email, text messaging, Hangouts, surfing the Web, streaming music, streaming movies, and occasionally even making phone calls. Try as they might, it seems like OEMs never give us enough battery life. We’ve talked about external battery packs in the past, but XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler gives us a little information on the unsung hero of the smartphone world: chargers.
Adam talks about chargers and charging cords. He talks about what makes a good cord, and what makes a bad cord. He talks about aftermarket chargers, some of which offer many ports so you can . . . READ ON »
Speaking from personal experience, I know that no matter how hard I try to keep it clean, my Android Notification Tray gets as cluttered and dirty as the change tray in my car. Between the forty different instant messages and emails I get a day and other apps making their presence known, it’s sometimes hard to find stuff in one try. There has get to be a way to suppress those notifications that I don’t want.
Android L has been ported to the Nexus 4! 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 of OmniROM landing on the Sony Z Ultra GPe. And in other porting news, the Jolla Phone Launcher has been ported to Android devices! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Android 4.4.4 roadmap from HTC for their device updates has been leaked! 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 the announcement of SuperSU being updated to root Android L developer preview. Also be sure the check out the story talking about what the Android L developer preview really is and what it all means! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, America’s holiday. The great thing about being American is if you want to be lazy, you can bet there is a shortcut product available for you now for only 4 easy payments of $19.95. But wait, there’s more! If you call now, you get twice the product. Today’s app feature helps make your life simpler by making controlling your Android device easier.
XDA Senior Member bluenote73 offers up an application that allows you control your device with a sequence of clicks on your volume keys. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews . . . READ ON »
The Xperia Z2 (D6503) is the successor to last year’s Xperia Z1/Ultra/Z. The Z2 is Sony’s current flagship device, though rumors are starting to buzz about the Z3 already. If you are familiar with the Z1, you will be very comfortable with the Z2′s design. The main thing you will like about the Z2 is that the Sony has fixed the viewing angle issues that plagued the Z1/Ultra/Z. The device sports a decently sized 5.2” display, with a now-average 1080p resolution, as well as a quad-core 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. All of this combines into one of Sony’s best mobile . . . READ ON »
Our phones are more powerful than ever. With lusciously crisp screens, GPS navigation, and quad core power, our phones can render a pixel better than ever. This naturally comes at a cost, battery life. Many people have resorted to carrying extra battery packs around, like the Lepow U-Stone or the RAVPower RD-WD01. However, there is a way to control your battery from your phone.
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that lets you control your phone’s sleep settings to save your battery. XDA Senior Member leducbao created the Deep . . . READ ON »
Android L developer preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) can now be rooted! 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 Android 4.4.4 hitting more Google Play edition devices and there is an article about how the Nexus line is not going away! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Android L developer preview is available for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7(2013)! 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 the announcement of Android L and what interface changes it has in store, and there is an article about Nokia’s new X2 Android phone! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Here on XDA Developer TV, we’ve talked about automating your device with many videos in our Tasker Tutorial Series. In that series, we have a lot of options from the basic to the advanced. However, sometimes you just want to automate how and when your device turns on WiFi.
XDA Recognized Developer bartito offers up an application that allows you control your WiFi state based on the cell towers you are connected to. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews WiFi Scheduler. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.. . . READ ON »
AT&T advertises the PadFone X as a 2-in-1 device. In that vein we are offering a 3-in-1 XDA Unboxing. Typically on Unboxed the XDA Way, XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler tears apart an innocent device all the way to its bare components, the 2-in-1 ASUS is not safe from this fate. AdamOutler unboxes the PadFone X, PadFone Station, and the PadFone Dock keyboard, not stopping until we see the circuit boards running the whole show.
However, he doesn’t stop at striping it down to its bare bones. He shows you how you can root the device using TowelRoot. Finally, . . . READ ON »
In this day and age, we all have a lot of apps on our phones and tablets. Some of those apps may have some personal information on them or could cost us money, so it would be nice to keep people out of them. For example, you don’t want your friends stealing your phone and ordering weird stuff from your Amazon app, so you might need to lock your apps from opening.