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Android Pay no Longer Working with Systemless Root

Tap. Pay. Done. If you're the owner of an NFC enabled Android phone running 4.4+, then you've probably heard of Android Pay. The app supports adding cards from many different banks and works in many major retailers, and it's pretty easy to set-up as well. Google is practically begging you to sign-up! That is, unless, you're a power...

Three UK Forcibly End All Remaining Unlimited Tethering Plans

 Back in 2010, Three launched the One Plan including 2000 minutes, 5000 same carrier minutes, 5000 texts and All-You-Can-Eat (1TB) of data with unlimited tethering. Over the years other plans have allowed for unlimited tethering and while they still offer several plans to include this incredible amount of data, they no long offer any with unlimited...

rCast Turns your Chromecast into a Stand-Alone Media Player

The advent of the smart TV gave us quite a few things to enjoy. It allowed us to consolidate (most) of our screen-on time on a single device (without the need to have side-by-side screens), and it has allowed us to do things on our TV's that we couldn't do before without the aid of...

Huawei’s honor 5X & honor Holly 2 Plus Launched in India

Huawei's honor brand has launched two devices in India: the honor 5X and the honor Holly 2 Plus. The devices will be available for sale via two of India's popular e-commerce portals, Flipkart and Amazon.in.The honor 5X will cost Rs. 12,999 ($191) for the 2GB RAM variant, and is available for pre-order now. Sales are...

Honor 5X XDA Review: The Current Vanguard of the Mid-Range Segment

The honor 5X is a device that attempts to push the boundaries of design for the mid-range smartphone segment. For a relatively small sum, it promises plenty of features untraditional of its budgeted competitors. Can the honor 5X deliver the premium value at the small price it promises? In this review, we’ll take an in-depth dive...

Review: CHOETECH T513 Wireless Charger & G4 Wireless Charging Case

My Sprint LG G4 supports wireless charging but for some reason LG didn't decide to offer it in the standard backs that they provided.  I'm a bit perplexed why LG didn't after looking at the back - the pad where NFC is provided doesn't seem to be that different from the CHOETECH pad with the...

How Does Your Phone Help You in School or Work?

Phones used to be purely about being connected to other people, but now smartphones connect us with the infinity of knowledge online and allow for amazing software tools to help us in our everyday lives. Highschool, university and the workplace can be greatly enhanced when using technology the right way. How does your phone help...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 12: “Locking into the Future: Flagships, Updates & Bootloaders”

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. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rssIn this episode, the team discusses the truths and rumors...

What do You Think of Marshmallow’s Doze & Battery Life?

Battery life on Marshmallow was said to significantly improve because of Doze, a feature that prevents the device from waking up constantly for unnecessary processes and notifications. Despite the touting behind it and the initial hype, many users are now reporting inconsistent idle times (as Doze doesn't always kick off), delayed notifications from important sources,...

Jide Partners with XDA for Hosting of Remix OS Forums

Today we are pleased to announce a new, not-for-profit partnership between XDA and Jide, creator of the famous Remix OS productivity-oriented ROM. At XDA, we are always looking to explore our devices in new ways to enrich our lives. Jide developed Remix OS to fill a crucial void in Android -- productivity-oriented, desktop-like usage. With Android’s...

Niki: The AI Powered Chat Bot That Pays Your Bills

There's an app for everything these days, and quite rightfully so. Developers have realized that there is vast potential in the app ecosystem. For every basic need, there will be a ton of apps that will promise to get things done the way you like it. And in the midst of all the wannabes, there will be...

How to Replace Moto X Pure Screen – XDA TV

There are many times where our mobile device screen meets an unfortunate end. Whether that reason is a sky diving mishap, a hunting accident or you drop it on your face when using it in bed, a broken screen can put a damper on your day. However, if you have the Moto X Pure (Style),...