While Android Leaps Forward, Samsung’s Software Still has Trouble Catching Up to its Hardware

I don’t tend to keep it a secret that I am a fan of Samsung phones. I wrote about how I felt the Note7 was a “Remarkable Phone for Life”,...

Cloak And Dagger Exploit uses Overlays and Accessibility Services to Hijack the System

What we at XDA once envisioned as a proof of concept security vulnerability has now been confirmed by computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The team...

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Evan Blass Publishes Renders of Project Joan (LG V30), Features Slider Secondary Display

While we can’t wait for the OnePlus 5, the other companies work hard to surprise its users. Newest renders show what’s perhaps one of the most interesting-looking phones coming this...
May 28, 2017 10:38 AM

BlackBerry Will Receive $940 Million from Qualcomm in Arbitration

Back in April, we informed that Qualcomm would have to pay almost $815 million to BlackBerry over a royalties dispute. New numbers arrived, and the chipmaker must pay $940 million...
May 28, 2017 10:33 AM

The Complete Android N Developer Course for $17

Learning how to build apps isn’t as daunting of a project as you might think. The Complete Android N Developer Course makes learning to build apps easy. This course will guide you through the process of building 17 different types of apps. While this course is normally $200, it’s currently 91% off at $17. You will …

Chainfire Recommends Staying in SuperSU 2.79 for Xperia Users

It’s really hard to imagine XDA without SuperSU. The most popular and essential root application has been providing root access and management on Android devices for years. Unfortunately, the latest...
May 27, 2017 3:25 PM

OnePlus Starts A Referral Program, Offers Cheaper Accessories

Just yesterday we informed you about OnePlus selling the remaining stock of the OnePlus 3T, effectively discontinuing the device. The recent moves by OnePlus may suggest that the anticipated premiere...
May 27, 2017 10:45 AM

Internal Video from Microsoft Showcases Their Original Vision for the Lumia 950

The Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL were not the most popular of smartphones. The phones opened up against heavy competition from Android OEM who enjoyed the figurative edge in...
May 27, 2017 10:18 AM

What Do You Want from the OnePlus 5?

The OnePlus 3T is ending its production run, so we now move on to the next flagship from OnePlus. The next flagship device will obviously have flagship specifications, like the...
May 26, 2017 5:00 PM

MOCR is an Ad-Free Video Editor Designed for Mobile

There are a wide variety of video editors available on the Google Play Store, each with their own set of pros and cons. XDA Senior Member vecio is adding his own app...
May 26, 2017 2:00 PM

Magisk Module to Systemlessly Enable Miracast and Tethering, and Disable ADB Notify

One of the advantages of Magisk is the ability to make modifications to your device systemlessly, which in turn allows to retain you to retain the ability to pass SafetyNet...
May 26, 2017 1:30 PM

Inspired by Silicon Valley (Show), SeeFood is Now a Real Application

In a recent episode of Silicon Valley, one of the characters has an idea for an application called SeeFood. It lets you take a photo of some food and the...
May 26, 2017 10:35 AM

Andy Rubin’s Company ‘Essential’ to Launch New Android Smartphone On May 30th

Andy Rubin, one of the co-founders of Android, is set to announce a new Android smartphone this month. Rubin worked at Google for nine years before finally leaving the company...
May 26, 2017 10:15 AM

Executive Says They Won’t Phase Out the Lenovo Phone Brand

Lenovo originally had some big plans for Motorola when they acquired the company from Google. There were talks about Motorola being kept separate and only utilizing Lenovo’s own worldwide connections...
May 26, 2017 9:59 AM

Galaxy S8 CrashGuard Drop Test Video [Hint: Phone is Unscathed]

The Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are without a doubt some of the nicest phones you can get, plus they have the latest specifications with excellent performance and a stellar camera. Samsung...
May 26, 2017 9:00 AM