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Xposed Framework 2.4 Exits Beta, Brings Official KitKat Support and Bug Fixes

A little under a week ago, we covered the release of Xposed Framework 2.4 beta. For those just tuning in, 2.4 beta brought one very major change: support for Android 4.4 KitKat. Now just a few days later, XDA Recognized Developer rovo89 has taken 2.4 out of beta and into official circulation. In addition to bringing official support...

Read XDA Portal Like a Boss with Unofficial XDA Reader

The XDA Portal is a place where you can find some of the latest mobile development news. Our team spends hours searching for topics and letting you know about what's going on here at XDA. This is why we are delighted to present an application to more easily access all of the Portal news on...

Google Nexus Devices Vulnerable to DoS Attacks, Protect Yourself with Simple App

Due to their expedient updates and lack of potentially vulnerable carrier and OEM addons, Nexus devices are considered to be among the safest Android devices. Being certified by Google mean a lot, but everything has some vulnerabilities, and newest Nexus devices are no exemption. According to Romanian security researcher Bogdan Alecu, the Nexus lineup is vulnerable...

HTC One Developer and Unlocked Models Now Receiving Android 4.4 KitKat!

Although it may seem like only yesterday, Android 4.4 KitKat was officially launched an entire month ago, alongside the release of the highly anticipated Google Nexus 5. Since then, we've seen copious amounts of work to bring these KitKat goodies over to older devices. Most of this effort has come in the form of unofficial ports,...

Add Screen Recording to Your KitKat Project ROM

Native screen recording is one of the new features of Android 4.4. Google finally decided to give its users the ability to capture a video of the contents of their screens. This is very useful in various situations, such as presenting a new feature or simply demonstration some instructions. Unfortunately, the ADB command to do this is...

Updates to Virtuous Ten Studio and Remote Theme Injector

Well over a year ago now, we brought you news of a tool that solved the problem of users not being able to distribute themes for paid apps. Remote Theme Injector did exactly as its name suggests and “injects” the necessary themed elements into an APK, thereby allowing themers to make their work on paid...

Floating Music Controls with Beat Player

A device's music player is one of the most important apps for almost everyone. This is because most of us love music and listen to it on various mobile devices and in various places. However, finding a good, free player is not an easy task. And finding a free and innovative player is almost impossible. XDA...

Bring Back Battery Statistics on KitKat with Xposed Module

Android 4.4 has been quite a hot topic for the last four weeks. Many of you already have it on your devices in the form of an official update or unofficial port. It brought a lot of improvements, but also made few previous features unavailable. One of these was the ability for non-system applications to...

HTC One & Galaxy S4 GPe Get Android 4.4 KitKat, Android Getting RAW Imaging?! – XDA Developer TV

The Google Play Edition of the HTC One was updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. Then, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play Edition got official KitKat too! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that kernel...

Give Your Battery Some Extra Life with OnePowerGuard Pro

Since the beginning of Android, hardware changes have been easy to notice. Quad- and octa-core devices are nothing unusual now, and RAM and storage capacities make phones as powerful as some traditional PCs in certain respects. Unfortunately, they all have one major weakness: battery life. Even the biggest batteries still last a day or two...

Get News Fast with NewsJet

The tempo of life is incredibly fast nowadays. Having to keep pace and an overall lack of time are main reasons why people use news feed readers. Information needs to be extremely fast and reliable... fast like a jet. Many of you browse various news sites to get information about politics, technology, and sports. Browsing when...

Countdown to Your Favorite Events with this Simple Countdown App

Big events in life hold a strong meaning to us. And when we plan such events, we start counting the days and minutes. You may remember XDA Senior Member  MOST2K2's application APPoint. Now, he brings us another productivity tool---this time in the form of a simple, yet customizable countdown widget that can be placed on your home screens. As...