Posts From Mathew Bloomer

Mathew Bloomer
Mathew Bloomer

He fell in love with Android after buying a T-mobile G1 in 2008 and hasn't looked back since. He firmly believes the future of technology lies within bio-hacking and is an NFC implantee.

Xposed Released for Galaxy S6 and arm64 Samsung Devices

Recognized contributor wanam has released a version of Xposed that should work on all Galaxy S6 variants and he hopes that it will support upcoming Samsung arm64 devices. It is still in an experimental phase, however, and it has been confirmed as working so far on selected tested modules. As users of Samsung devices may know, they...

What Events Lead A Man To Have Circuitry Implanted In Him

Regular readers of my posts may already know that I am the proud owner of an NFC implant, one of the questions I am asked the most is “What would lead you to want an NFC chip placing inside your hand” among the many other obvious questions. It is my intention to finally answer many...

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus Design

They continued by explaining how the screen size which was once considered a gimmick has since become the norm for many devices. They have since made the body from stronger, thinner and lighter metal, the glass back is now curved and this allows for far easier use of the device with just one hand. As you...

Watch The Samsung Unpacked Live Stream Here

With the Samsung Unpacked event starting in just a few minutes, check out the live stream here, view our live tweets and discuss the latest news in the comments section below. Tweets by @xdadevelopers

Google Becomes A Subsidiary Of Alphabet

Back in 1998 when Sergey and Larry founded Google, they were working from a dorm room and later Susan Wojcicki's garage. It was here that the foundations for what would become one of the most powerful companies in history were laid down. Today one of the largest changes to the company since then has been...

New Android-Powered BlackBerry Venice Renders

We have previously reported on the upcoming BlackBerry Venice, which is supposedly being announced later this year as the first Blackberry device to come with Android. Today new renders have emerged, showing an 18 MP camera, a material design BlackBerry Hub and Chromecast support. BlackBerry 10 never supported Chromecast, and as such, the Venice could...

OnePlus Charity Auction: Where The Money Actually Goes

By now you may have heard that OnePlus are auctioning off 100 invites for the OnePlus Two on eBay with all the proceeds going to UNICEF's Project Tap. But what is Project Tap, how do they relate to mobile and why would One Plus care? We reached out to OnePlus to find out. The highest bidder...

Voices Of XDA: Orbiting The Earth With Android

Editor’s note: This week's feature has been written by forum member RowHanSolo and takes a look at the exciting prospect of launching satellites fitted with little more than an Android phone as an onboard computer. From a university to NASA, multiple projects like this have launched! Technology is an ever-growing industry, regardless of which corner you look...

Making Your Own Xposed Modules Is Easier Than You Think

Close to the heart of XDA is the Xposed Framework by Rovo89. Most of us will have used it but you may feel that the module repository is missing something. We have the solution with several guides aimed at getting you started to build your own modules, something that may be daunting but can open an entire new field of development with a little...

Kickstarter Gives KickMaterial The Boot

Remember KickMaterial, the android app that promised to bring Material Design to Kickstarter made by Grzegorz Oksiuta in collaboration with Outline? After contacting the developer on behalf of one of our members for a progress update it was revealed that KickStarter had put an end to all hopes of a release.There was an issue back in May causing...

StageLight Music Creation App Free For XDA Members

Open Labs is currently offering a free copy of  their music creation software StageLight to XDA members before the official launch when it will rise to $9.99. The single caveat being that you can currently only install the app on a tablet with a multi-core CPU, 2gb of RAM and running Android 4.4 or higher.The app...

TapDeck Officially Launches After Very Successful Beta

When we last featured TapDeck, the app had just entered beta. Four months later and they have helped you change your wallpapers 4 million times in 162 countries! Today they have officially launched an awesome new update introducing some new features including extra sources, material design and the ability to drop your new wallpapers straight...