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Latest Gov Tuner Project Update Reduces Code Size by 70%

The Gov Tuner Project was initially released back in June of last year, but recently received a big update to version 4.1. This project, thanks to XDA Senior Member Senthil360, Recognized Developer Debuffer, Recognized Developer / Contributor Paget96, and F4uzan, tries to configure your CPU governor to give you the best battery life, fluidity, and smoothness. This latest update rewrites...

OnePlus Explains the Cause of the 911 Bug on the OnePlus 5

Exactly one week ago we started seeing reports about a OnePlus 5 owner who had attempted to place a 911 emergency call, but was unable to due to a bug. Right when the person tried to call emergency services (to report a building fire), the OnePlus 5 simply rebooted. They attempted this two times in...

Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK Now Available on Qualcomm Developer Network

If industry leaders in the tech world are to be believed, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning are the future of mobile. Smartphones currently play a central role in our lives, assisting us when we perform many of our daily tasks. In the future, smartphones would be able to predict our tasks and perform them, and we are starting to...

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 XDA Review: A Capable Flagship and a Solid First Step Onto the World Stage

Xiaomi’s worldwide launch has been heralded for years, and with the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 it looks like the final pieces are falling into place. As Xiaomi’s first flagship phone to offer a model with worldwide frequency band support, the Mi Note 2 offers an exciting look into what we can expect from Xiaomi as...

Android O Developer Preview 4 is Now Available, Official Android O Coming “Soon”

It was only the first week into June when Google officially launched the 3rd developer preview for Android O and now there's a new update rolling out today. The previous update finalized the new APIs that were being added to the platform and this update focuses on making things stable by squashing some bugs. As we...

Nexus 6P Bootloop Fix Has Been Found, Makes Your Phone Use 4 Cores

Have you been affected by the Nexus 6P Bootloop of Death? If you are one of the unlucky few with a Nexus 6P tucked away in some drawer, you'll be happy to know that a fix has been found that'll enable you to fully boot up your device once more. This has been achieved by disabling...

Sony Xperia XA Ultra Simple Rooting Guide

Remember those days when rooting was a simple set of steps that anyone with basic computing knowledge could follow? Pepperidge Farm XDA Developers remembers, and especially XDA Senior Member rrvuhpg who has kindly put together a very easy-to-follow rooting guide for Sony's phablet, the Xperia XA Ultra. Every device manufacturer has its own set of quirks and hoops...

KeyboardSwap Plugin for Keepass2Android Automatically Switches Keyboards without Root

Password managers on Android have long been neglected by Google, but that's going to change with Android O. Android O's Autofill Framework will drastically improve user/password data entry and will also eliminate the need for performance-costly Accessibility Services, but unfortunately it'll be quite some time before most devices will ever receive Android O. For those of us...

TWRP Available for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

TWRP is used for a lot of custom modifications on Android devices, it's an essential tool for all XDA users, and now an unofficial port has been released for the Xperia XZ Premium. XDA Recognized Developer Myself5 just released their work to the community this week and it can be found in our Xperia XZ Premium forum....

KaleaX is a Guessing Game where you Shoot Paintballs at 3D Objects

Google's Android Experiments project is a great way to encourage developers to try out new and unique things with their skills. The goal is to provide an open platform to showcase some applications that push the limits for what many think is possible on a smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch. We've seen some unique applications already...

Android 7.0 Update File Downloads for the LG G4 F500S/L/K

If you own either the F500S, F500L, or F500K variant of the LG G4, then you can download the Android 7.0 Nougat KDZ for your specific device right in our forum. These download links were shared by XDA Senior Member PjLyTam who not only provided direct download links of them, but also mirrored them up on Google Drive. Just realize...

Flashable Zip Brings Unofficial Xposed Framework to Android 7.1 Nougat

After months upon months of waiting, we've finally got Xposed Framework support for Nougat ROMs (albeit unofficially). Thanks to some talented developers over on our very own XDA Forums, you can now install the Xposed Framework on an Android Nougat ROM through a flashable zip. Up until now, the future for Xposed on Nougat looked a...