Posts From Tomek Kondrat

Tomek Kondrat
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In his 30's. Joined XDA in 2011 and the portal in 2013. Senior Moderator and Developer Committee Leader. Android enthusiast that needs to have his devices rooted. Likes football (the real one), travels, TV shows, Kodi, post-rock and good food. Contact: eagleeyetom@xda-developers.com

Enable Call Recording on the OnePlus 3, 3T, or 5 with a Simple App (Root Required)

Some variants of the OnePlus 3T allow users to record phone calls natively. This feature is unavailable on the global firmware, but developers discovered that you can enable call recording with just one simple build.prop command. XDA Senior Member padlad made this process much easier for the average user by creating an app to automatically enable call recording....

Silence Annoying Work Emails Automatically with Quiet for Gmail

Day in and day out, millions of people around the world are glued to their smartphone screens. Whether it be for work or leisure, our smartphones have become an integral aspect of our lives. But many people are finding it difficult to separate their me-time with their work-time, often responding to work-related emails off the clock....

Add a Brightness Slider to your Status Bar with the “Display Brightness” App

There are millions of applications available in the Google Play Store, so finding new and interesting applications can be an overwhelming task. Adding on to that fact, we also have to consider that many useful applications are not available through the Google Play Store. There's also our own XDA Apps & Games forum, XDA Labs,...

Neatly Display Your Agenda With “Your Calendar Widget”

There are a plethora of available third-party calendar applications available in the Google Play Store, but for those of you looking for a simple application that neatly displays your upcoming events, Your Calendar Widget is a new addition to consider. The application is currently in open beta and so the developer, XDA Forum Member AndroidMash, has released it...

Backup, Store or Share Your Text Messages with SMS Share 2

One of the drawbacks of the SMS messaging is its lack solid backup solutions. You have to run a third party app to store or backup your messages periodically, and finding a decent solution can be time consuming. XDA Forum Member gilsh came up with an original solution and created an app to convert your texts into a...

Easily Control Your Phone’s Settings With TouchBar for Android

TouchBar for Android is an application that gives you control over your device through intuitive touch gestures. The most important settings are just a swipe away. The app developed by XDA Forum Member alecot18 replicates the TouchBar feature familiar to iOS users. With a simple swipe from the bottom, you can control WiFi, Bluetooth, auto rotation, brightness, music...

HMD’s Nokia 6 is already getting the July Security Update

Just last week we informed our readers that the Nokia 6 is coming to the U.S. by this month. Since its release in Asian countries, HMD Global did an outstanding job at delivering system updates. The company is continuing its this trend, as the device is already receiving the July security patch. Unlike many other...

Honor 5X Receives An Unofficial MIUI 8 Port

MIUI is Xiaomi's custom flavor of Android, and while it may not be everyone's cup of tea, it certainly has a lot of fans on our forums. So much so that we see MIUI being ported to more and more devices each week, and this time the Honor 5X is the latest in the line...

LineageOS Changelog #12 Brings Updates to Jelly, Quick Tiles and More

Every two weeks, the LineageOS team releases a biweekly changelog to highlight the most significant changes made over that time period. The team has just released 12th changelog and they've introduced some interesting additions. The most important project in the last few weeks is Jelly. The recent, small browser is slowly getting new functionality. Jelly is...

Easy Lock Brings Double Tap To Sleep To Any Device (No Root)

The popular double-tap-to-sleep feature has been a staple of custom ROMs for a while. Unfortunately, users of locked devices can't make use of the feature if their device lacks such functionality in its stock ROM. XDA Senior Member aravindsagar created an Easy Lock app, to replicate the function so that it can be utilized on unrooted devices. The...

Report: Samsung to use Solid-State Batteries for its Galaxy Phones within Two Years

Samsung will be able to produce solid-state batteries that are safe enough for use in smartphones within one to two years, one of the company's executives said. Solid-state batteries are far more durable and provide better longevity than standard Lithium-Ion batteries. One of the Samsung's SDI executives told The Korean Herald: Solid-state batteries do not use liquid...

Jolla to Begin Testing Sailfish OS on the Sony Xperia X this Month

During Mobile World Congress 2017, Jolla announced a new collaboration with the Sony Open Devices program to bring Sailfish OS for Sony Xperia smartphones. Now, the company has just released a new post to inform us that Sailfish OS would be available for the first Xperia devices starting in this month. The first Sony device to officially support...