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.

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...

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...

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...

Developers: Apps Are Coming to Chromebooks, Here is What You Need to Know

The first thing you will want to do is to ensure you take another watch of the session at I/O below, it's only 26 minutes but filled with invaluable information explaining exactly how the process will work. Put simply, as of Chrome OS Version M53 any Android app should function on any touchscreen-enabled Chromebook or if your...

Google’s Duo Video Calling App Launches Today

Duo along with its partner app Allo have however drawn a lot of criticism even before launch, as many users feel that the apps send a convoluted message given Google's fondness for creating new and additional messaging apps. The situation has not been assuaged as it became apparent that Hangouts and Messenger will remain separate apps...

Tutorial: Recreate The New Nexus Launcher’s Appearance in Nova

Earlier today the world was treated to a sneak peek at the new Nexus launcher which is believed to be coming with the 2016 Nexus phones. This new launcher added a chevron to open the app drawer and a shortcut to Google Now at the top of the homescreen. Now thanks to some incredibly quick...

[Giveaway] Win a OnePlus 3 With Dash Charge!

One of the most flaunted features of OEMs in recent years has been charging speed, with seemingly everyone looking to demonstrate the fastest and most efficient method of giving your device juice.With #DaysPowerHalfHour I'd read more! 📖 📚 📓 Recently started "hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" and "programming javascript applications"— Carlos Filoteo (@c_filoteo) July 26,...

Remix OS For PC Receives Android 6.0

Some of the brilliant changes in this latest update includeA New button that resizes an app window to fit specifically to the app’s content - ensuring an optimal layout is maintained. Video-based apps now open up in full-screen when you maximize the video rather than staying in a small framed window Resizing windows manually can...

[Exclusive] New Information About Google’s Allo Has Emerged

XDA-Developers has since been contacted by a trusted source close to the matter, who wished to remain anonymous. We endorse the veracity of the claim given the source's relationship to both XDA and Google. This source has revealed several key pieces of information about the future of  Google's messaging apps and the claims made on Reddit:There...

Win 1 of 20 Tronsmart QC 3.0, Type C Power Banks *Winners*

These sleek power banks would normally set you back $35 and feature a standard QC 3.0 and a USB Type-C port meaning you can charge two devices at the same time, but to enter to win one of these awesome power banks all you have to do is check out the Rafflecopter below. The contest...