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 Xposed Tuesday: SideControl with Xposed – XDA Developer TV
The Xposed Framework allows you to modify your Android OS through various mods, tweaks, and hacks. However, Xposed Modules can do so much more than that; it can also mod and tweak apps. The excellent app SideControl can be given more features to enhance its performance with help from Xposed.
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews SideControl by XDA Forum Member Jawomo. TK shows off the app and its Xposed integration and gives his thoughts, so check out this Xposed Tuesday video.
Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: CrappaLinks – XDA Developer TV
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Cool Tools Dude! – XDA Developer TV
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Gesture Control – XDA Developer TV
- Android Basics 101: Understanding Xposed Framework – XDA Developer TV
- App Development: Xposed Framework for Android – XDA Developer TV
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