Nexus 6P Bootloop Fix Has Been Found, Makes Your Phone Use 4 Cores

Have you been affected by the Nexus 6P Bootloop of Death? If you are one of the unlucky few with a Nexus 6P tucked away in some drawer, you’ll be...

Essential Phone Delays are Pushing it Dangerously Close to 2017’s Fiercest Competition

Anyone who knows the smartphone market knows that there are two essential release cycles, with one lesser cycle during the course of the year. The first cycle is typically late February...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Allegedly Leaked in Hands-On Images

The Active lineup from Samsung is known for being one of those phone lineups that can survive a drop without sweating out your pocket. The rugged devices are meant to...
July 23, 2017 4:33 PM

Moto Z2 Force Likely to be Offered Across All Four Major Carriers in the US

Carrier exclusive devices are a dying breed, but one that seemingly is not dying quick enough. There was a point in the history of Android where many OEMs had to side...
July 23, 2017 10:59 AM

Disconnect: Lifetime Premium Subscription

The internet is crawling with trackers designed to harvest your personal information – sometimes for things as innocent as understanding what ads to display on the web for you, sometimes for far more nefarious purposes. Regardless, web tracking ranges from innocuous to deeply serious, and it’s more important than ever to take precautions to ensure …

CCIA Asks the ITC to Reject Qualcomm’s Request to Block iPhone Imports

Qualcomm has been dealing with legal battle after legal battle these last few years over the company’s business practices. Most have dealt with the way they handle patent licenses and...
July 22, 2017 10:03 AM

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Simple Rooting Guide

Remember those days when rooting was a simple set of steps that anyone with basic computing knowledge could follow? Pepperidge Farm XDA Developers remembers, and especially XDA Senior Member rrvuhpg who has...
July 21, 2017 6:00 PM

KeyboardSwap Plugin for Keepass2Android Automatically Switches Keyboards without Root

Password managers on Android have long been neglected by Google, but that’s going to change with Android O. Android O’s Autofill Framework will drastically improve user/password data entry and will also eliminate...
July 21, 2017 5:30 PM

How to Hide the Persistent Notification for Background Apps in Android O

Android O is looking to bring major enhancements to the Android OS we all know and love. Picture-in-picture mode for phones, notification channels, smart text selection, autofill services, and under...
July 21, 2017 1:10 PM

Official Email States the Essential Phone Will be Delivered “in a Few Weeks”

Almost two full months ago the father of Android officially unveiled the Essential Phone to the world. An Android device from Andy Rubin and his new team hopes to disrupt...
July 21, 2017 12:25 PM

TWRP Available for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

TWRP is used for a lot of custom modifications on Android devices, it’s an essential tool for all XDA users, and now an unofficial port has been released for the...
July 21, 2017 11:33 AM

Google is Making Android O More Secure with Seccomp

The kernel in our smartphones and tablets has a lot of responsibilities when it comes to how our devices function on a day to day basis. To this end, the kernel...
July 21, 2017 10:45 AM

Kernel Source Code is Now Available for the Honor 6X

While there were some Android N custom ROMs already available for the Honor 6X in our forum, they weren’t quite stable enough for daily use. XDA Senior Member simo255 recently pointed out...
July 21, 2017 10:25 AM

Alexa is Coming to the Amazon Android App (This Week)

Amazon’s Alexa is available on a wide array of different platforms, and starting this week, the virtual assistant is now making its way to the Amazon app on Android. iPhone...
July 21, 2017 10:00 AM

[VIDEO] MokeeROM is a New ROM for the OnePlus 5; Includes Multiple Gestures, Button Customization, Status Bar Control, and More

OnePlus handsets have historically been home to a lot of developer support, and the OnePlus 5 has been no different. MokeeROM is one of the latest custom ROMs for the...
July 21, 2017 9:44 AM