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Get the Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s new apps on your rooted Galaxy S20

Samsung recently unveiled the long-anticipated Galaxy Note 20 series (our first impressions) alongside the Galaxy Tab S7 and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in its second Galaxy Unpacked event of this year. All these devices run Samsung's One UI 2.5 custom skin on top of Android 10 out of the box. Thanks to our own Max Weinbach,...

App Settings Reborn is a new version of the popular Xposed mod that lets you tweak per-app settings

The popular Xposed App Settings module, which rolled out all the way back in 2013, has received a new lease on life thanks to XDA Member Blue cat. App Settings Reborn is an updated version of the original App Settings module for newer versions of Android, which lets you modify app settings like DPI, font...

POCO M2 Pro gets an unofficial LineageOS 17.1 and PitchBlack Recovery builds

The POCO M2 Pro (our review) may not feature a flagship chipset like the first-gen POCO F1 or even a high refresh rate display panel like the POCO X2, but the smartphone does offer some solid specifications for a very competitive price. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC is specifically tuned for mobile gaming on a...

Dirty Unicorns is back on XDA with ROMs for several Google Pixel phones

In recent years, Dirty Unicorns has been one of the most feature-packed, stable, and popular custom ROMs available for various Pixel phones, but for a long time, it couldn't be found on the XDA forums. That changed with an announcement on the Dirty Unicorns Twitter account on Monday, August 3rd and you can now enjoy...

Turn the OnePlus Nord’s hole punch into a battery indicator with Energy Ring

Energy Ring is a great app on Android that adds a configurable ring around your device’s front-facing hole-punch camera. It allows users to quickly see their phone’s remaining battery life, making it a nice quality-of-life improvement. We've covered it several times in the past, and that's because the developer keeps updating the app with support...

Power Shade brings Android 11’s new media controls UI to any Android device

The first stable Android 11 release is just around the corner, and I'm sure a lot of you are looking forward to trying out all the new features included in the update. However, you might have to wait a while before the update lands on your device and, even then, there's a good chance you...

Download the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 wallpapers!

Samsung this week announced the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, both of which you can pre-order now ahead of an official release on Friday, August 21. As you’d expect, Samsung’s new flagships feature high-end specs, S Pen stylus support, and a handful of new wallpapers, which you can download now. XDA Forums: Samsung Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Watch 3 forums are open

During the recent Galaxy Unpacked launch event, Samsung unveiled the highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds Live, and the Galaxy Tab S7. To promote third-party development and discussions about these devices, we recently opened subforums for the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra....

Tap, Tap brings iOS 14/Android 11’s Back Tap gesture to any Android device

Following the release of the first Android 11 Developer Preview back in February, we learned that Google was working on a new set of gestures code-named "Columbus." This feature lets you double tap on the back of your Pixel phone to perform actions like launching the Google Assistant, launching the Google Camera app, controlling media...

How to root the OnePlus Nord with Magisk

OnePlus Nord Review: Great Performance at a Great PriceWhy the OnePlus Nord is so familiar, yet so unique: In conversation with Shawn Liu, Head of ProductPreparing your OnePlus NordUpdate OxygenOS to the latest build (currently 10.5.2) using this thread, since there's no publicly available flashable zip of the build the Nord ships with (thus...

No’Me is a launcher manager for those of you with multiple launcher apps

When it comes to UI customization on Android, third-party launcher apps are the first thing most users download to change the look and feel of their device. Since the Google Play Store offers a wide variety of unique launcher apps, it's quite natural for users to try out a few options before settling down with...

Developer ports LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 to the Raspberry Pi 4 B, 3 B+, and 3 B

Ever since its release in 2012, the Raspberry Pi has become synonymous with single board computers (SBCs). The latest iteration of this credit card-sized computer, the Raspberry Pi 4, comes with up to 8GB of RAM and ARM64 support. The Raspberry Pi Foundation provides Raspberry Pi OS (formerly called Raspbian) as the default operating system,...