Posts From Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco
Will Verduzco

Will Verduzco is the former Editor-in-Chief and Portal Administrator of the XDA-Developers Portal. He has been addicted to mobile technology since the HTC Wizard. But starting with the Nexus One, his gadget love affair shifted to Google's little green robot. You can now find Will writing for the Swappa Blog, though he still pops up on XDA from time to time.

Easily Manage Your Smartwatch with Android Wear Tools

Android 5.0 has undoubtedly been the main topic on every Android fanboy's mind ever since its completed source release just six days ago. That said, there's still quite a bit going on in the Android world aside from Lollipop. Last week, we talked a little bit about the open source CASUALWear watch face tool that lets users...

Android Lollipop Leaked for the LG G3

Earlier today, we talked about how LG was gearing up to release Android 5.0 Lollipop for its flagship LG G3. The upcoming update, which is slated to reach consumer devices in Poland later this week, is undoubtedly in the final stages of preparation and testing. But since it's so close to release, you may be wondering where...

LG G3 Set to Receive Lollipop This Week

It hasn't even been a full week since Android 5.0 Lollipop was officially released and its source code was made public. But in that short time, we've already seen quite a bit of progress on the OEM update front, with an incredibly early Motorola Lollipop Soak Test that was quickly captured, Sony's efforts on the AOSP...

OmniROM Now Booting on Android 5.0 Lollipop!

Although it was first announced back at the Big Android BBQ only last year, OmniROM has grown into a tremendously large-scale project with a talented team of developers, dozens of supported devices, and an immense number of devoted fans. With developers like XDA Developer Admin pulser_g2, Senior Recognized Developers XpLoDWilD, Entropy512 and Dees_Troy, and many other big names in the Android...

Here’s All That’s Changed in Android 5.0 Lollipop

With each passing generation of Android OS, the fine folks over at Funky Android have made it a habit to release a full developer changelogs that detail everything that's changed up until that point. They've done this ever since the days of Android 4.4.1, and they've continued the habit all the way to the Android L Developer...

Chainfire Roots Lollipop on the Nexus 9!

Just a few hours ago, we talked about how the Android 5.0 Lollipop-powered factory images were released for Google's latest flagship tablet, the Nexus 9. Naturally, this meant that it would not be too long before someone stepped up to the plate and rooted the device. This someone happened to be none other than XDA Senior...

Google Helps App Developers Prepare for Android Lollipop

A little under two weeks ago, Google let the world know that today, November 3rd, would be forever remembered by Android fanboys as "Lollipop Day." There is quite a lot to be excited about from an end-user perspective, as Lollipop adds quite a bit of user-facing changes such as Material Design, as well as an...

Forums Added for the Oppo R5, Oppo N3, and Xiaomi Redmi Note

Just yesterday, Oppo unveiled a pair of rather unique smartphones, the Oppo R5 and Oppo N3. The R5's claim to fame is that it's the world's thinnest smartphone, whereas the N3 is the first device to feature a motorized camera swivel that lets you automatically and easily take rather high quality selfie shots. Not too long...

Smile Clock Alarm Makes You Grin to Stop the Ring

Let's face it--waking up is a chore. There's really no other way to describe being forced to leave the warm comfort of your bed and entering the cold world of work or school. However, a new alarm clock called Smile Clock by XDA Senior Member ntnel aims to change this by making your day start off...

Backup+ Lets You Backup Your App Data on Android Lollipop

Even though Android 5.0 Lollipop hasn't yet seen its official release, quite a few users are using the latest version of the Android 5.0 developer preview as their daily driver OS. With the latest revision, Lollipop has gained quite a boost in both functionality and polish, with many more applications and features working than in the...

TechTalk Compiles All the Android News You Need in One App

If you're as obsessed with mobile devices as the vast majority of our forum goers, chances are that you browse multiple Android-related websites to keep tabs on all the latest Android news. Manually browsing the web for content, however, isn't always the best approach. Luckily there are plenty of tools available to aggregate all the...

Damp the LG G3 Thermal Throttling

As our mobile devices grow thinner and more powerful with each passing generation, it's inevitable that we start to run into their thermal limits more frequently. Although past devices were slow and thick enough to run full tilt practically indefinitely, this is no longer possible on today's devices like the LG G3, which are really meant to...