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Community Homescreen Showcase

It's nothing we ever expect to achieve weekly global virality however for those who take part it's a great opportunity to find inspiration for your own phone and discover some amazing wallpapers and themes. Here we will showcase just a few of your screens that we thought deserved a second look, click to expand each...

What Does the S7 Need to Improve upon, Change, and Avoid?

The S7 is a much-awaited flagship by the android community at large, but like with every Samsung release, there are still many users skeptical of the upcoming Galaxy, and with good reason too. It’s undeniable that Samsung phones have packed some of the best hardware in the past, but their software has always left plenty to be...

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...

Windows Phone 7 Gets a Makeover with Windows K UI

No one can argue that Microsoft's life in the mobile market has been a story of ups and downs (more downs than ups during the past 5 years). They make a solid (albeit closed) product that is victim of current trends, trends that are not exactly the platform's main objectives.One of the things that plagues...

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...

What Was Your Most Overdue Android Epiphany?

Android is a big ecosystem, with lots of gadgets and plenty of software to tinker with. Phones come chock-full with features, and we are constantly bombarded with updates on our applications and services. Every now and then we find something new -perhaps something truly useful or interesting - that had been there for ages. What...

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...

Zenfone Zoom Launched, OnePlus X Invites No Longer Needed! OmniROM Marshmallow Nightlies Incoming! – XDA TV

It's Friday, January 29, 2016, and let's talk about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Remember to stick around afterward, I did a tech news round-up over on my channel, that's the first link in the description.Loads of new device launches, so let's start there. Asus is putting out a new version of the Zenfone...

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...

Top 5 Google Maps Tips – XDA TV

When he's not destroying innocent phones, XDA TV Host Ronald spends his time exploring. Exploring the world can be a dangerous task. You shouldn't leave the house without knowing your way around Google Maps! With so many amazing features there will be a few that go unnoticed. In this video Ronald explores the top five...

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...