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[APK] Google Play Games 1.6 Brings Unified Inbox and Improved Visual Polish

Much like countless other hump days in recent memory, today was yet another Google Update Wednesday. We started off the day with two new applications (Docs and Sheets) that enabled a much richer content creation and viewing experience while on the go. We then saw a rather significant update to Google Search, which brought features like the new...

[OTA Captured] Oppo Find 7a x9006 Now Receiving Feature-Packed OTA to Build 140419

Oppo shocked the world a little over a year ago with the release of the flagship-level and highly regarded Find 5. Although Oppo is quite well known in the mid-high end Bluray player market, the Chinese OEM was then unheard of in the Android smartphone world. Not too long after, they followed up with the similarly...

[APK] Google Search 3.4 Brings Parking Location Card, New Reminder Interface, and Custom Nickname Management

Earlier today, Google released standalone versions of its Docs and Sheets apps.  But this wasn't all that Google had in store for us this Update Wednesday. The Google Search app has just received a major update to version 3.4.15.1143430, up from the previously available 3.3.11.1069658 build. And as one would expect from a major point revision update, this release brings...

[APK] Google Releases Standalone Docs and Sheets Apps, Slides Coming Soon

You may recall that two weeks ago, Google diverged from its usual Update Wednesday course by bringing two new applications to the Play Store: Google Camera and Chrome Remote Desktop. Now just two weeks later, Google has released two new apps for our Android document editing pleasure. Google Docs and Google Sheets can be seen as extensions to the previous...

Sprint Galaxy S III ND8 KitKat Source Released, OTA Soon

Just like most other variants of the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Sprint Galaxy S III it still stuck on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Rolling out back in late November of last year, the official L710VPMK3 build has been out for quite some time. And while we already know that KitKat will eventually make its way to...

Nvidia SHIELD April 2014 KitKat Update Brings Remote PC Game Streaming! – XDA Developer TV

Just over a month ago, Nvidia released a large update to the Nvidia Shield. Previously, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan has done a SHIELD unboxing, review, and a played a couple games on the device. However, many have wanted KitKat for the device, as well as an improved GameStream feature, which allows users to play PC games on their SHIELD devices. Luckily...

Control Big Devices with Just One Hand with Xposed

As we all know, it's growing increasingly difficult to get our hands on small, but still powerful devices. Featuring speedy processors as well as Full HD and soon even QHD screens, devices are getting bigger and bigger. Right now, a 6-inch phone is nothing unusual. Of course, having a big screen is great for media consumption, but everything...

Flyme-Laden KitKat Test Build Lands on the Meizu MX3

When the original Meizu MX first came out, many were intrigued by the relatively high end hardware from a then unheard of OEM. Now several years later, Meizu has become a common name in the Android world---perhaps not so much here in the US, but certainly abroad. Two generations of flagships later, we now have the MX3, which...

Adjust Your Notification Volume with an App

Every situation requires a different approach. When we are walking around and our phones are in our pockets or backpack, our notification volume must be loud in order to be heard over the loud noises of the outside world. But when we're at home, notification sounds don't need to be nearly as loud in order to be heard. To achieve...

500 Firepaper Update to V2 Brings Major Overhaul

It's been a while since we talked about 500 Firepaper. For those who don't remember, it's an innovative application that downloads high quality wallpapers of various genres from the popular service 500px. XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire recently announced a major overhaul to version 2.0. What's new in 500 Firepaper v2? The changelog is quite long and is covered on his Google+. These...

Browse Your Favorite Communities Freely with Forum Fiend

Long gone are the days of solely using a desktop or laptop to access your favorite online content. Many sites and services now receive more visitors via mobile than desktop. But given that you're here on XDA, I probably didn't have to tell you that. Chances are that most of you have used a mobile app to...

XDA Xposed Tuesday: SideControl with Xposed – XDA Developer TV

The Xposed Framework allows you to modify your Android OS through various mods, tweaks, and hacks. However, Xposed Modules can do so much more than that; it can also mod and tweak apps. The excellent app SideControl can be given more features to enhance its performance with help from Xposed. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday,...