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.

Jide: Remix is Now GPL and Apache Compliant

When it was discovered that Remix, an OS that has been making headlines recently for bringing multi-window Android to PC and Mac was not compliant with GPL and Apache we immediately called them to find out the details and how they were responding. This phone call revealed that they were working hard to meet compliance and...

Remix Mini by Jide Review – $70 of Android Desktop Experience

This Mini PC takes the OS a step further by providing all the hardware you need to turn a HDMI enabled display into a PC running Android. Variant 1 2 Processor 1.2GHz quad-core cortex A53 1.2GHz quad-core cortex A53 Storage 8GB 16GB RAM 1GB 2GB Video Support 1080P HDMI output, support for 1920*1080 resolution 1080P HDMI output, support for 1920*1080 resolution Audio Support 3.5mm port and HDMI 3.5mm port and HDMI SD card support Yes Yes Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n Bluetooth...

The Best Of Your Mobile Photos!

Featured image by: Rehan Hooda The other day we asked you to share the best photo you had taken with your phone hundreds of you entered and we loved them! Here are the best from XDA and Twitter. Macro, OnePlus One, LG G4, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, #XDASnaps      Saini_09 captured this impressive shot on his OnePlus One in Bhutan! Also on a OnePlus One was RAJEEV PAPPACHAN,...

Jide Announce Multi-Window Android For PC and Mac *updated*

Jide Technology has released Remix OS 2.0 as a free download available on January 12th designed to run on the majority of Intel and AMD devices such as PC and Mac. The company which was founded by three ex-Google employees has developed the OS thanks to a partnership with the Android-x86 project enabling it to...

HTC CEO Cher Wang Remains Stalwart In The Face Of Media Criticism

Recently Reuters published an article in which they predicted the demise of HTC in 2016, stating that loss-making brands such as HTC may have no choice but to call it game over as their $1.3 billion dwindles, also pointing out that analysts expect HTC’s market share for next year to stay at around 1%. She was adamant...

Jide Remix Ultra Tablet Review: Multi-window Done Right

Jide may not be the OEM that first spring to mind when considering a new tablet, but the crowdfunding-born company produce one of the best productivity tablets available. Renowned for their heavily customised version of Android, Remix OS brings a level of multi-tasking never seen before on Android. Their massive Ultra tablet has had time...

Elephone Launch P9000 Available From $99.99

Elephone have launched the P9000 and P9000 Lite with a different approach than their previous phones. The company is currently holding a campaign whereby they are selling discount codes, for $5 you can purchase a $50 discount and for $3 you can purchase a $30 discount code. This is added to by them stating that...

Walking The Great Firewall Of China: Part II

Last time I visited China, I was able to gain some invaluable insights into the lives of those who live on the far side of the great firewall; this time I thought I was prepared for anything. I was wrong. 翻牆 - Over the Wall China is infamous for censorship -- most popular forms of social media...

Hands-on With The Huawei Mate 8

 XDA recently had the opportunity to spend some time with the impressive device in Huawei's Chinese HQ. Hoping to live up to the expectations set by their recent Nexus launch, the device has big shoes to fill, here is what we discovered. The Specs Model: Huawei Mate 8 Dimensions 157.1 x 80.6 x 7.9 mm Weight 185g Display 6 inch, LCD Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels...

Win an Android File Host Premium Dev Account *Updated With Winners*

Premium Devs accounts come with all these benefits: These usually cost $39.99 per year but for a lucky 12 of our readers you can have them free! Now the competition is open to anyone, so no matter where you live feel free to enter and we will announce the winners on the 7th of December. To win all...

Zopo Speed 7 & Speed 7 Plus: Budget Phone, Impressive Software

The Speed 7 and Speed 7 Plus differ only in screen and battery size, they both feature a slightly curved, plastic, brush effect back and no hardware navigation buttons, going instead for the on-screen alternative which no doubt aids in keeping the price low here. Something that I felt I had to emphasise before getting...

Growing Pains: OnePlus Turn a Corner With New-Found Maturity

Close followers of OnePlus may have noticed a recent change in attitude from the company's co-founder Carl Pei. Of late decisions and announcements have been made that have restored a little faith in the way the company is managed that gives us an increased hope for the future of OnePlus. In early September, an unexpected bout...