UMIDIGI C Note Drop Test and Giveaway

The durability of a phone is something most people will want to be aware of before spending any money on a new device. The smartphone maker UMIDIGI made a video...

XDA Takes on Ryzen: In-Depth Look of AMD’s New Processors On the Linux Side

 The article has been updated from its original content as follows: 4/25/2017 12:30 am CDT – Adding updated information regarding the Gigabyte/Ubuntu issue and workaround. Index Background Unboxing Gigabyte AM4...

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Zive Introduces its Desktop G Suite Client called “Kiwi for Gmail 2.0” for Windows

If you’ve been using Android devices as long as I have, then Google services have likely become a large part of your life – for better or worse. I use...
April 25, 2017 10:00 AM

LG is Putting a 4,500mAh Battery in the X Power 2, Coming to South Korea in June

LG’s X series is rather interesting as it gives consumers a way to pick and choose which aspect of a smartphone is the most important. LG is then able to...
April 25, 2017 10:00 AM

This Ultimate Coding Bundle is Free

If you’re just getting started with learning Ruby, Java, Javascript or Google Go Lang, this is a great place to start. Before purchasing one of the more in-depth bundles from the XDA Depot, check out this one for free. This collection of beginners coding courses is valued at $737. If you get it through the …

Opinion: After Many Updates and Growing Pains, OxygenOS is Now a Class-Leading OEM ROM

OxygenOS has been OnePlus’s default and primary ROM for almost two years now, first released for the OnePlus One as a flashable zip for users to break away from the...
April 24, 2017 3:15 PM

Report: More People to Buy the Galaxy S8+ than the Regular Galaxy S8

Samsung made some interesting decisions with the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ this year. Not only did they remove the hardware home button that has defined the South Korean...
April 24, 2017 2:06 PM

Bixbye bye: 3 Applications to Bypass Samsung’s Latest Bixby Remapping Restriction

A few weeks ago, it was discovered that traditional hardware button remapper applications made it possible to change the dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ to...
April 24, 2017 11:00 AM

Reddish Tint on Some Galaxy S8 Units “Not a Controversial Issue,” Will be Fixed in Next Software Update

Early reports indicate that Samsung’s new flagship devices are off to a pretty great start, with the lineup breaking the previous pre-orders records set by the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy...
April 24, 2017 11:00 AM

Samsung Chooses Google Play Music as the Default Music Player for its 2017 Devices

Samsung has a long history of duplicating applications and services which are already offered by either AOSP or a proprietary service from Google. Some OEMs have chosen to embrace the...
April 24, 2017 10:35 AM

TWRP Released for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos Variant

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ reaching the hands of more and more consumers, development on the devices was bound to begin sooner rather than later. Kickstarting the slew...
April 24, 2017 10:17 AM

GlassWire Pro: Lifetime License is 70% Off [Firewall for PC]

No antivirus software is perfect. That’s why it’s important to a lot of people to have a reliable firewall as well. GlassWire is a great way to monitor and control...
April 24, 2017 9:00 AM

AMOLED mnml is a Wallpaper App with High-Quality, Minimalist, AMOLED-Friendly Wallpapers

Does your device sport an AMOLED display? If so, then you might enjoy wallpapers with rich colors and deep blacks. But finding wallpapers that look great on AMOLED displays can...
April 23, 2017 12:00 PM

Android O’s Autofill Framework will Finally Resolve a Long-Standing Lag Issue with Password Managers

It’s already been a month since Google released the first Android O Developer Preview (time sure flies by fast!), and as with any new version of Android – there’s a lot...
April 23, 2017 11:00 AM

How to Modify the Quick Settings Background Color and Alpha on EMUI 5 [Root]

Although OEMs such as Huawei offer their own theme managers, there are often elements (often related to the System UI) that cannot be altered by third-party themes. When you have...
April 23, 2017 10:00 AM