Posts From Emil Kako

Emil Kako
Emil Kako

Emil Kako is the Managing Editor of the XDA-Developers Portal. Previously an iPhone enthusiast, Emil jumped into the world of Android with the HTC One (M7) and never looked back. He has written for several well-known publications and is currently studying Electrical Engineering at San Diego State University. You can usually find him planning the next 10 feature posts for the portal, or trying to predict the future of an OEM on Twitter.

Are You Going to Switch to Project Fi?

It has been a long time coming for Google's Project Fi, but invites for the service are now finally rolling out. We're interested in seeing how many of you will be jumping ship to the new wireless service so let us know if you'll be signing up for Project Fi and why.

How Much Do You Pay for Your Wireless Bill?

With so many different carriers and options to choose from, it can sometimes be quite a task looking for the best deals. Every carrier is battling it out to win over your hearts (and wallets), but which company offers the most bang for your buck? Let us know which carrier you subscribe to, how much...

Who Is Your Favorite YouTuber That Covers Mobile?

There are dozens of talented YouTubers who cover mobile, but we want to know which ones are your favorite. Let us know who your favorite tech reviewers are and what makes them stand out compared to the others.

Do You Rock Two Phones?

A few people in the comments were surprised to find out that a number of the XDA staff actually use two phones in The Devices Behind the XDA Team feature. So we're interested in knowing how many of you rock two phones, whether it may be for work, fun, or otherwise. Let us know in the...

Do You Agree with The Verge’s Best Keyboard Choices?

The Verge did some testing of all the major Android keyboards and came to the conclusion that Google Keyboard is the best of them all. Swiftkey came in as a close second with the rest of the bunch falling behind. However, we'd like to know what our community here at XDA thinks. Do you agree...

Would You Ever Buy a Phone from Xiaomi?

Despite Xiaomi's many glaring issues, the Chinese manufacturer has managed to become the third largest smartphone maker in the world.  Our main issue with Xiaomi at XDA has always been about the company's GPL infringements, but it's clear that the manufacturer obviously still has a lot of appeal around the world. So, we want to...

Is the LG G4’s Camera Really DSLR-worthy?

After months of anticipation, the LG G4 was finally unveiled today, showing off an incredibly impressive camera. The camera includes a f/1.8 low-light lens, Manual Mode, Optical Image Stabilization, Laser Autofocus, and high-res image sensors. LG claims that this is the DSLR-worthy camera that all Android enthusiasts have been waiting for. What do you think?

Do You Use 4:3 or 16:9 in the Camera App?

Every person has their own method of taking the best photos on their devices, but which aspect ratio is best when taking photos on your smartphone camera? Let us know whether you prefer to use 4:3 or 16:9 and why in the comments below.

Which Lockscreen Security Type Do You Use?

From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?

What Are the Best Looking Apps on Android?

As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.

Which OS Would You Dual-Boot on Your Phone?

As much as we all love Android, it is always interesting to see what competing mobile operating systems are like. With all of the recent talk about phones dual-booting both Android and Windows Phone 10, we want to know what the community thinks. Which OS do you wish you could dual-boot on your phone and...

If Your Phone Is Capable of It, Do You Film in 4K?

The majority of the screens around us don't even support 4K yet, but we still seem to have an obsession about our smartphone cameras being able to record videos in 4K. I am definitely guilty of this, and I know I'm not alone here. If your phone is capable of it, do you film in...