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Great XDA Mods for Your Samsung Galaxy S 4 – XDA Developer TV

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is latest and greatest in the Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship line. It comes with many neat features. However, here at XDA, we don’t just want a normal device. We want to customize our device to get even more power, functionality, and great features. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK...

Obtain the Feedback You Need with General Feedback Tool

Nothing's harder than debugging a problem without all of the right information at your disposal. After all, fixing whatever issue you have to deal with is hard enough. There's no need to complicate things by not truly understanding what's going on. That's why developers rightfully ask for log information when issues do arise, and why...

It’s a Camera! It’s a Phone! Forums Added for the Galaxy S 4 Zoom

With Samsung's affinity towards crossover devices such as the Galaxy Note series, it's no wonder that we'd soon see something relatively similar to the popular Galaxy Camera, but with a phone built in. Despite the device's name, it differs substantially from the previously released Galaxy S 4 flagship. Unlike the Galaxy Camera, which is quite similar in...

Air Call-Accept is a Smart Way to Answer Your Calls

Samsung Galaxy S 4 owners may be familiar with the the Air Call Accept feature, which allows users to answer calls by simply swiping over the infrared sensor located near the earpiece. It's most definitely a very useful (and fun) feature, allowing you to answer calls by merely bringing the phone next to your ear, or...

Connect to WiFi Instantly with InstaWiFi – XDA Developer TV

Here’s a scenario for you: Your friends, family, or annoying neighbors are over at your house watching the latest cricket match. They see a commercial, or they realize they are American and don’t know the rules of cricket, so they want to connect to your WiFi with their phone or tablet to look up some...

High Resolution Device Graphics for UI Mockups

We've all seen them before. You know, those fancy UI mockups that show how an app would look on a particular device. They not only help put the finishing touches on your app's Play store listing, but they also help give your app a good first impression of being highly polished---before users even get a...

Forum Added for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Mini

They say that good things often come in small packages. Well, whoever said that certainly never spoke with a member of the fairer sex. But luckily, the mobile tech world generally prefers diminutive device dimensions, so the Galaxy S 4 Mini has a definite niche to fill, so to speak. The Galaxy S 4 Mini packs...

Getting Started with C# Programming? Here’s an E-Book or Twenty!

It's no secret that most people prefer taking shortcuts whenever possible. After all, this is what allows us to get in, get out, and get on with our lives after engaging in whatever field we venture to start a project. With this in mind, many budding developers often turn to programming tutorial videos and quick start...

Android Hovering Controls App, HTC One Physical Camera Mod – XDA Developer TV

You can now mod your HTC One device to have a physical camera button. That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week's news is an article about controlling your device without touching it with hovering controls and news about an exciting new...

Having a Hard Time Setting up Android Studio?

By now, most developers have heard of Android Studio, Google's new replacement for Android Developer Tools based on IntelliJ IDEA that was launched back at Google I/O this past year. While many who have used Android Studio now swear by its ease of use, especially when targeting multiple screen sizes, device types, and resolutions, a sizeable...

Are In-App Purchases Effective for App Monetization?

So you're finished with your application, you've tested it, and made it pretty. One thing's missing, though. You realize that you need to put some food on the table, so you look into app monetization options. And who's to blame you? After all, you put some seriously hard work into your application and you deserve...

Everything.me Launcher is ‘Everything You’

With our mobile devices being some of our most personal pieces of technology, and the launcher as one of the most frequented part of the device, it is with no doubt that we'd want to personalize our launcher to suit our unique taste in music, philosophy, feelings, and thoughts. That's why we have that particular...