Announcing New Perks for Recognized Developers – Excel and Become One!

XDA was founded by developers for developers. To give our valuable contributors some form of recognition, we had decided to create a special title: those who work on custom ROMs,...

XDA Interviews Scotty Allen: The Guy Who Built his Own iPhone [Part 2]

A little over 2 weeks ago, a YouTube video of a man who traveled to China to build his own iPhone went viral. The aim of his project was to...

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F-Droid’s Android App Finally Gets a UI Makeover

While Android is based off of open source code, the same cannot be said of most of the apps that make the OS worthwhile to use. Most modern day smart...
April 28, 2017 3:22 PM

Pay What You Want: The Ultimate Android Development Bundle

This fantastic bundle of courses contains everything you’ll need to learn how to build Android apps. Explore 88 hours of content from 6 different courses valued at $861. Right now...
April 28, 2017 12:15 PM

The Best Android Development Courses

Here are some of the best courses that we’ve found related to Android development on XDA Depot. If you’re looking into getting started with building apps, check out these resources. Most of them are heavily discounted right now. Projects in Android As Android extends into wearables, cameras, and many other devices, now is the perfect …

Pixel and Pixel XL to Receive Guaranteed Software Updates From Google Until October 2018

One of the key reasons to buy a Google-branded device is the expectation of frequent software updates for your device. Google is rather transparent about how long they will support...
April 28, 2017 12:00 PM

BlackBerry is Bringing the KEYone to Canada Next Month, Priced at $200 on Contract

We had heard a lot about the KEYone from BlackBerry even before the company officially unveiled it. Alongside the typical leaks, even TCL executives were teasing the device on Twitter...
April 28, 2017 11:47 AM

Google Launches the Google Assistant SDK for 3rd-Party Companies

Google continues to improve the Google Assistant with additional integrations in an effort to stay competitive with Amazon’s Alexa home assistant. Google Home just received the ability to detect who is talking...
April 28, 2017 11:45 AM

Report: Amazon Wants to Add a Screen Onto a New Echo Device

The Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot have been quite popular for the company. It showed what a stationary personal assistant device could be and it has induced other companies...
April 28, 2017 11:31 AM

XDA Interviews Scotty Allen: The Guy Who Built his Own iPhone [Part 1]

A little over 2 weeks ago, a YouTube video of a man who traveled to China to build his own iPhone went viral. The aim of his project was to...
April 27, 2017 1:25 PM

Four Cool Mods for the Galaxy S8

This video is for new Galaxy S8 users looking for some cool mods for their device. Miles put together four mods that you can check out in this XDA TV...
April 27, 2017 12:49 PM

Fingertouch Turns the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Fingerprint Sensor into a Capacitive Home Button

Not everyone likes a physical home button and would rather it be capacitive so you don’t have to press the button all the way down for it to work. Hence,...
April 27, 2017 12:45 PM

GSM Check lets you Quickly Check your Balance Without Manually Dialing USSD Codes

Some people need to manually dial USSD codes in order to check the balance of their wireless plan. So XDA Junior Member lspYazan has put together a small application called GSM Check...
April 27, 2017 12:30 PM

Android Runtime Optimization Magisk Module Increases the Speed of Apps on First Boot

Since Android Lollipop, Google moved to a new virtual machine called ART which uses AOT (ahead-of-time) compilation. dex2oat offers a number of compiler filter options that one can control, so this Android Runtime...
April 27, 2017 12:15 PM

New Report Breaks Down App and Data Usage From AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon

We’re starting to see a shift in how people are using their smartphones on their wireless carriers in the United States these days. Granted, there was an initial shift back...
April 27, 2017 12:00 PM