Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Xperia Tablet S Jelly Bean Rooted, Facebook Home Done Easier via Xposed Mod – XDA Developer TV
Back from his much deserved vacation, Jordan reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is an announcement of Jelly Bean on the Sony Xperia Tablet S being rooted and Facebook Home on your device without a whole lot of working using the Xposed Framework. These our only some of the stories from this weekend released on the XDA Portal.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. Jayce talks about App Development and testing your apps, as well as whether or not software development is your calling. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Xperia Tablet S Jelly Bean Update Finally Rooted
- Facebook Home on Your Device without Jumping Through Hoops Thanks to Xposed
- App Development: App Testing – Prove It, Then Sell It – XDA Developer TV
- App Development: Is Software Development Your Calling? – XDA Developer TV
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...