More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
XDA University Unveiled, HTC One XL Gets Jelly Bean, No Teleporting Goats on Android! – XDA Developer TV
XDA University is live! XDA University is live! That and many mores stories are covered by XDA News Specialist Jordan. He also talks about Android code disallowing teleporting goats. In other news, you can now unbrick your Samsung Galaxy Ace with an all-in-one package!
In CyanogenMod 10.1 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial releases for the LG P350 and AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II. Also, Jordan mentions the HTC One XL getting an official Jelly Bean 4.1 update. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Unofficial CM10.1 for the LG P350 and AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II
- HTC One XL Gets Official Jelly Bean 4.1 Update, ROMs Already Available
- Nook HD+ Gets Alternate Root Method, Gapps, and More
- All-in-One Unbrick Package for the Samsung Galaxy Ace
- Silly Goat, You Can’t Use Android!
- Presenting XDA-University
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