Posts From Mathew Bloomer

Mathew Bloomer
Mathew Bloomer 237 posts

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.

Jide Launches Remix IO, 4K Android Powered TV, Gaming and PC Hub For $99

Jide, the company behind the Android-based Remix OS, has announced their latest venture into hardware. Starting at $99 the Remix IO is designed to be a TV set-top box, console, and PC all in one device centred around the latest version of Remix OS/Android 7.0 which boasts 4K output at 60fps and HDR support.Jide has...

The BABBQ is Upon us Once Again, Come Meet The Team and Win Awesome Prizes

The Big Android BBQ is once again upon us and XDA will be in attendance! As well as taking the time to see some of the huge variety of talks and partake of the delicious food, be sure to drop by the our booth where we will be hosting giveaways and competitions over the weekend...

The Huawei Mate 9 Could Be Coming At Exactly The Right Time

The Huawei Mate line could be coming at the perfect time for many consumers who are looking for a larger premium device to fill the void left behind after the Note 7 fiasco. Regardless of how Samsung handle the situation moving forward, there is little doubt that some users will be moving on from the...

Give Your App a Free Health Check Up At Droidcon UK

The Performance Clinic - Thursday 27th October from 14:00 till 15.30NimbleDroid is an automated performance analysis service for apps, and they are offering to give your app a free check up aimed at making your app as fast as possible. There will be two categories of prizes:1) Best Startup Time 2) Most Improved Startup TimeFor the Best Startup...

MediaTek LinkIt Smart 7688 & 7688 Duo Development Challenge

Using the MediaTek LinkIt™  Smart 7688 and 7688 Duo HDKs and open source platform, developers can add Wi-Fi to any device. This challenge is your opportunity to pitch your proposal for the best IoT device and bring it to life with a MediaTek LinkIt™  Smart 7688 or 7688 Duo of your own. We’ll be awarding these...

What Lifehacks Do You Use When Travelling As a Developer or Enthusiast?

Travelling to conferences and other Android events can be stressful, but we can make it easier for ourselves with just a few tricks. Of course, the most obvious way of making life easier for enthusiasts like us when travelling is the mobile boarding pass. But what about the less obvious ones?Depending on your carrier, travelling abroad...

XDA is Sponsoring The Big Android BBQ, Discounts Codes Galore!

The main event of the BBQ this year is: Cradle to Career - Pathways to Success In Tech, a diversity in tech round-table featuring high profile education and tech thought leaders."Big tech companies are screaming “we want, no, we need diversity in our industry” - but how do we really achieve that? The skills required to create...

Jide Launch Remix OS Player — Light Weight Android Emulator For Windows

“Remix OS Player” is currently only available for Windows PCs however, Mac support is coming in the future. Installation comes in the form of an .EXE and can be run as simply as any other program. Remix OS Player is based on Google’s own Android Studio. But what makes it stand out from the crowd in...

[Infographic] How The XDA Community Views Phone Costs, Screen Size, Storage Space, and More

The XDA community is almost never satisfied with at least one aspect of their phones and rightly so! We asked you a whole range of questions to find out how the community thinks and feels about their phones and surprisingly, the results revealed that users do not necessarily want higher specs just for the sake of it,...

Chainfire Discusses SuperSU and Problems With The Note 7

Earlier today Chainfire took to Google+ to discuss progress with the Note 7 and SuperSU, explaining that as the Note 7's release has been delayed in some countries he has had to work via remote debugging. Thankfully, with the aid of Dr.Ketan and SeraphSephiroth it is now working. However it is not all good news. "As...

[Winners Announced] Mega-charger Crate Giveaway!

We giving away a whole bunch of these Allmaybe 60W, 6 port charging towers. 10 lucky winners will receive a box full of these awesome chargers. Whether you gift them to your friends or have one in every room in your house, they are yours to do with what you want!Power: 60W Input: 100-240V~1.45A 50-60Hz ...

[Upcoming Webinar] Endpoint Security: Mobile Devices Are Endpoints Too

Zimperium, the company perhaps best known for the discovery of the Android security vulnerabilities collectively known as Stagefright will be hosting a webinar next week on August 31st, 2016 at 11:00am Eastern Time. The talk and subsequent Q&A given in collaboration with Ovum will look at the importance of adding mobile devices to your endpoint security...