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.

Which App on Your Phone Is Most Embarrassing?

Alright folks, it's time to spill the beans. We all have apps on our phones that were not particularly proud of, and now is the time to get it off your chest. What is the most embarrassing app on your smartphone?

Holo or Material Design?

Now that we've had several months to play with Material Design, it's time to decide between the two style favorites. Do you prefer the new Material Design implemented in Android, or the previous HOLO? Let us know which one you like best and why!

What’s the Ideal Phone Screen Size and Why?

There's no denying that smartphones have gotten bigger and bigger over the last few years. Judging by the sales, "phablets" are definitely in high demand and won't be leaving any time soon. But is that a good thing? Let us know your ideal smartphone screen size and why!

What Do You Love about Lollipop?

We recently had a discussion about everything we hated about the new version of Android. From the terrible volume controls to poor memory management, there was definitely a lot to talk about. But what about the good stuff? Let us know what your favorite features are from Lollipop.

Feature You Are Most Excited to See in Phones of 2015?

OEMs are all working hard this year to win a place in your heart and wallet. But what is the single feature you are most excited to see in the next iteration of flagships? Better cameras? 64-bit processors? Or maybe something entirely new? Let us know your thoughts!

Which OEM Skin Do You Prefer the Most and Why?

We're not talking software features from different OEMs here, but purely aesthetics. Do you prefer the look of pure Android or TouchWiz? Or maybe the design of Sense UI? Let us know your favorite OEM skin and why you prefer it over the others.

Your Favorite Android Keyboard and Why?

There are dozens of keyboards available on the Play Store, but a few of them stand out from the rest of the pack with beautiful designs and innovative features. Do you choose your keyboard based on functionality or theming ability? Let us know what your favorite keyboard is and why.

What Do You Hate about Lollipop?

We've all been pretty excited about Android Lollipop here at XDA, but many of us admittedly have a love-hate relationship with the new version of Android. With all of the awesome features it brought, there are a few things that we just can't get over. So, what are some of the things you hate about Lollipop?