How to Hide the Persistent Notification for Background Apps in Android O

Android O is looking to bring major enhancements to the Android OS we all know and love. Picture-in-picture mode for phones, notification channels, smart text selection, autofill services, and under...

Exclusive: Bypass AMP Links with DeAMPify by João Dias

Back in late 2015, Google introduced the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project to revolutionize the speed at which mobile web users consume web content. Since then, numerous web outlets (including...

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Official Email States the Essential Phone Will be Delivered “in a Few Weeks”

Almost two full months ago the father of Android officially unveiled the Essential Phone to the world. An Android device from Andy Rubin and his new team hopes to disrupt...
July 21, 2017 12:25 PM

TWRP Available for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

TWRP is used for a lot of custom modifications on Android devices, it’s an essential tool for all XDA users, and now an unofficial port has been released for the...
July 21, 2017 11:33 AM

Learn C++ for Cheap

If you’re interested in learning C++ and creating a serious career in application development, you don’t want to miss this killer deal on The Complete C++ Programming Bundle. Whether you’re completely new to programming or you’re looking to learn a new language, you’ll be right at home in this course. With over 12 hours of content, …

Google is Making Android O More Secure with Seccomp

The kernel in our smartphones and tablets has a lot of responsibilities when it comes to how our devices function on a day to day basis. To this end, the kernel...
July 21, 2017 10:45 AM

Kernel Source Code is Now Available for the Honor 6X

While there were some Android N custom ROMs already available for the Honor 6X in our forum, they weren’t quite stable enough for daily use. XDA Senior Member simo255 recently pointed out...
July 21, 2017 10:25 AM

Alexa is Coming to the Amazon Android App (This Week)

Amazon’s Alexa is available on a wide array of different platforms, and starting this week, the virtual assistant is now making its way to the Amazon app on Android. iPhone...
July 21, 2017 10:00 AM

[VIDEO] MokeeROM is a New ROM for the OnePlus 5; Includes Multiple Gestures, Button Customization, Status Bar Control, and More

OnePlus handsets have historically been home to a lot of developer support, and the OnePlus 5 has been no different. MokeeROM is one of the latest custom ROMs for the...
July 21, 2017 9:44 AM

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Be Announced on August 23

Every year, Samsung has two big product launches – one for the new S-series flagship held in the first quarter of the year, and one for the new Note device...
July 21, 2017 7:24 AM

Ads, Smaller Batteries, Jello Displays — How 2017 OEMs Keep Delivering What You Never Asked For

Last year it seemed that all the bad mojo in our industry was focused on one brand: Samsung. The Galaxy Note7 will likely go down as one of the worst...
July 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Google Calendar now lets you Change Event Times with a Drag and Drop

Google Calendar has been my go-to calendar app for years, and while I’ve been happy with most features of the app during this time, one feature that’s been noticeably absent...
July 20, 2017 4:47 PM

YouTube TV Expands to 10 More Markets; Now Available in 15 Areas

YouTube TV is one of the youngest names in the television streaming market, and today, the service is gaining support for 10 additional areas. When YouTube TV first launched in...
July 20, 2017 4:23 PM

KaleaX is a Guessing Game where you Shoot Paintballs at 3D Objects

Google’s Android Experiments project is a great way to encourage developers to try out new and unique things with their skills. The goal is to provide an open platform to...
July 20, 2017 4:10 PM

Track Cryptocurrency Prices with Crypto Trakr

The world of cryptocurrency is one that seems to only get bigger and bigger with every passing day. Chances are many of you reading this have tried your hand at...
July 20, 2017 3:40 PM