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Big Android BBQ 2015: Vinli Interview (Connect Your Car!) – XDA TV

XDA was on site for another exciting, although rain-soaked, Big Android BBQ 2015! We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ and took the time to interview some of the attendees and other sponsors. In this video, he interviews Powell Kinney, the...

Sunday Debate: Which Fingerprint Scanner Placement is Best?

Fingerprint scanners are here to stay, and while not everyone agrees that it should be such a prominent authorization method, the technology and its possibilities have expanded dramatically in these past few years. Now Android has native fingerprint scanner support in Android Marshmallow, and the new Nexus phones come with a nice sensor on the back...

Performance on Best Phones Under $100 (Part 4)

In the exciting continuation of our Best Phones You Can Get Under $100 series, Jordan has compared the performance of our Best Phones Under $100. Admittedly, none of these phones are top of the line flagship devices. It is to be expected that performance will be low. But what is the actual performance of these...

Big Android BBQ 2015: Swappa Interview – XDA TV

The Big Android BBBQ 2015 has been another great event! XDA was there. We have been supporting the event for the past five years. XDA TV Host TK was at the Big Android BBQ and took the time to interview some of the attendees and other sponsors. In this video TK interviews Ben from Swappa....

Chromecast v1 Updated to Support Spotify

Spotify, the immensely popular music streaming service, has long rebuked efforts to integrate its platform with Google's Chromecast. However, with the introduction of the second generation Chromecast, Spotify announced that it would support all Chromecast devices. It should be noted that the Chromecast Audio requires a premium subscription with Spotify. If you're buying a Chromecast Audio...

New Android Emoji Are Coming, but You Can Get Them Now at XDA

With the iOS 9.1 release, Apple updated their emoji set to include 184 new emojis, making iOS the first mobile OS to include every emoji from the Unicode Standard. Because Android currently lacks these new emojis, it will fail to display the emoji should an iOS device send a message containing one. One reddit user realized this...

Nexus 6P Unlock Blows Hardware Fuse?? Sony Xperia Z3 Marshmallow Concept Rolls Out! TWRP for Nexus 5X – XDA TV

It's Friday, October 23, 2015, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. First up, Blackberry let some more info about their upcoming PRIV device slip out on their site. It popped up as a preorder for $749 in the US, and it said it would be shipping on November 16th. It looks like...

OEM’s Choice: The Fragmentation and Subsequent Stratification of Android

"Be Together Not The Same" The slogan debuted a year ago with the release of Lollipop, highlighting the greatest strength of Android: choice. The sheer diversity of Android products has exploded in 2015, with manufacturers opting to offer multiple versions of their flagship devices, such as the Samsung S6, S6Edge, Note 5, S6E+, Moto X Play,...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 4: The Big Android Nexus Giveaway

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users, with this week's special guest Linus Sebastian from Linus Tech Tips. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS...

Netflix details its Javascript library named Falcor

Netflix has only been around since 1999, but today accounts for nearly 35% of Internet traffic in the U.S. with a whopping 43 million subscribers. Ever wonder how Netflix manages to stream so much content like it's magic? You can thank Falcor for that. No, not the lovable dragon companion from the 1983 movie Neverending Story,...

Twitter CEO Sorry for Poor Relationship with Developers

Twitter has had a rocky relationship with third-party application developers for several years now. From the controversial 100,000 token limit that capped the growth of third party clients to the recent incident where they took down an archive service that tracked tweets by politicians, the company is under fire for the way it has treated developers...

HTC Twitter Q&A Compilation

Following up on the launch of the HTC One A9, HTC hosted a Question and Answer session on their official Twitter handle.https://twitter.com/htc/status/656505537513791488https://twitter.com/JasonMacHTC/status/656514004530110464You can find all their replies to their fans over here, but if you do not wish to scroll through hundreds of tweets, we've compiled some of the more important ones below.Starting off were...