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Best Apps You’ve Never Heard of: Adobe Clip

After being denied a decent video editor for so long, Adobe finally brings Premiere to Android in the form of an app called Adobe Clip. The editing features in the app are usually only found on desktop software. It's a powerful app and it's free to download without using a watermark! There are all sorts...

S7 Edge Throttling & Thermals: Stress-tests Comparing SD820, 810, 808, A9 & Exynos 7420

Now that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have arrived to consumer hands, we can finally begin exploring the nature of the Snapdragon 820 thanks to our first set of tests. While no amount of single-device testing will reveal the true nature of the 820, we can, at the very least, see how the 820 behaves inside...

HTC One M10 Leak Spree: New Name, New Live Images, and Clear Renders

The hype regarding the flagships has shifted from the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and the LG G5 as the devices have started making their way onto the hands of reviewers and the general public. Now, it's time for HTC to take the centre stage with the launch of their flagship for 2016. There's still...

Galaxy S7 Liquid Cooling Has No Liquid?? Open Source Android Wear Alternative – XDA TV

It's Friday, March 4, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Some of the exciting news from this week include the LG G5 in Latin America will not have the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung S7 Edge teardown shows that there is no liquid in the liquid cooling. Those stories and more...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with SD-650 India Launch and Hands-on

The budget device segment in India is surely heating up, thank to the entry of new Chinese brands such as LeEco (with their Le 1s), it was time Xiaomi let them know they were still in the game. And they did so, with the Indian launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The Indian Xiaomi Redmi...

Dirty Unicorns ROM Updated to Marshmallow, Brings Lots of New Features

The sixth major incarnation of Android, version 6.0 Marshmallow has been out for a while. Custom ROM developers had a couple of months to implement the most innovative features to make their projects unique. If we dive into XDA forums we can find thousands of custom ROMs. Every one of them differs here and there. We have...

Phone Heat Pipes: Sign of Progress, or Contingency?

By now we've all heard about the S7's heat pipe, which had raised concerns of a return to the Snapdragon 810 woes. The 810 was also accompanied by similar cooling solutions in the Z5 and through the Lumia 950XL's so-called "liquid-cooling", which was not really liquid-cooling at all. Now that we've seen what the S7's heat...

AsteroidOS: An Open Source Alternative to Android Wear

Android Wear, the OS specialized for running on smartwatches, has changed the way we perceive wearables. From early-hardware gimmicks to actual, indispensable devices that improve our workflow and productivity, smartwatches have created their own niche in the Android ecosystem. They even extend beyond Android, thanks to the likes of Tizen and iOS, offering consumers a...

XDA/Android Podcast Ep.14: “S7 Has Arrived, Water Your Thoughts? OnePlus X 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. 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.rss In this episode, the team discusses Daniel’s Galaxy S7 hands-on...

Android N Mockups Show Redesigned Notification and Quick Settings Panels

With the MWC 2016 done and dusted up, we are now creeping up towards the next Big Android announcement: The Google I/O 2016. In a tweet a while ago, Sundar Pichai let us in on the dates as well as venue for the next iteration of Google's developer focused conference, where Android shares part of...