Smart Home & Home Automation Protocols Guide: Creating Your IoT Paradise

Smart home popularity has risen substantially over the past few years, and even the past few months. CES 2017 set the scene for another small explosion of these devices as Apple,...

XDA-Developers Urges OnePlus to Comply with GPLv2 and Release Kernel Sources

While XDA-Developers, and a large sector of its user base, have been routinely impressed by OnePlus’ commitment to supporting the developer community, we’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of kernel...

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XDA Spotlight: Abusive Gym Reminder, an Open-Source App that Yells at you if you don’t Workout

Do you like being yelled at? Are army training boot camps your idea of a good time? Does being screamed at make you more motivated? Then we have have just...
January 15, 2017 10:00 AM

Which Rumored Device Do You Plan to Upgrade to This Year?

We’re entering full swing into the season of new smartphone as Mobile World Congress 2017 approaches. This means we get more leaks, more rumors, and thus more smartphones. Knowing how the...
January 14, 2017 7:00 PM

Using Google Maps in a Third World Country

Nothing is more annoying than when Google Maps gives you the wrong directions, lists incorrect business hours, or doesn’t have updated street view photos. Of course, these are just everyday problems...
January 14, 2017 4:55 PM

Renders of Samsung Galaxy S8 with Headphone Jack and Stereo Speakers Leaked

There’s a lot riding on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Not only does it have to become the next successful flagship from Samsung after the Note 7 debacle, it also has...
January 14, 2017 3:08 PM

Only a Few Rough Edges Hinder the Pixel from Luring the Apple Mainstream

I have owned a number of iPhones including the 5S, 6S, 7, 7+ and the SE. I also currently have a Google Pixel and have had every major flagship from...
January 14, 2017 1:42 PM

Create an On-Demand Train Schedule/Delay Notifier with Tasker

Recently, we’ve shown you how to create profiles to save your parking spot or to start navigation while avoiding tolls/highways/ferries. Continuing our trend on commute-related Tasker scripts, we will create...
January 14, 2017 10:00 AM

Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Launch AI-Focused, Bezel-less Premium Smartphone

It’s been over two years since Andy Rubin left Google, and now the creator of Android himself is planning to release his new take on smartphones and the future of...
January 13, 2017 6:45 PM

Pure Nexus ROM on the Pixel XL

In this video, Miles shows us one of the most customizable ROMs available for the Pixel XL. Pure Nexus is one of the hottest ROMs for Pixel XL right now...
January 13, 2017 4:33 PM

Google Maps v9.43.2 Update Integrates Ridesharing Service Uber

Whether it be to avail promotional discounts on whichever service is offering one currently, or it be to look for lower surge pricing, or simply for checking which provider has...
January 13, 2017 3:00 PM

HTC Will Only Release 6 or 7 Phones in 2017

At the recent launch event of the HTC U Ultra and U Play in Taipei, Engadget’s Richard Lai interviewed Chialin Chang, HTC’s President of Smartphone and Connected Devices business. During the interview,...
January 13, 2017 12:18 PM

Over 100,000 People Pre-Ordered the Nokia 6 in China

In case you missed it, HMD Global recently launched their first smartphone with Nokia branding. We covered the release last weekend, but the most important news at the launch was that...
January 13, 2017 11:15 AM

Google Adds Private Channel Apps to the Managed Play Store

Towards the end of last year, Google rebranded their Google Apps for Work platform into G Suite. Google recently announced App Maker for their G Suite customers, acquired a company...
January 13, 2017 10:55 AM