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CoolADB is an ADB Client for C# .net projects

Usually it is much easier to implement features into programs with a GUI instead of a standard shell with a menu. This is where CoolADB comes into play as it is made for the C# programming language. This project from XDA Ricky Divjakovski, Inactive Recognized Developer and Recognized Contributor, has resulted in an ADB client for C# .net projects...

How to Enable Camera2 API on the Xiaomi Mi A1 without disabling OTA updates

Multiple Xiaomi devices like the Mi A1 have support for the Camera2 API, but it isn't enabled by default. That's a shame because it means that things like the various Google Camera ports floating around our forums won't work. We've shown how the Google Camera HDR+ mod can greatly enhance the picture quality on Xiaomi...

Official LineageOS 14.1 now available for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

LineageOS is by far the most popular custom ROM; we prefer not to compare ROMs because each has their own merit, however, we can say for sure that much of the popularity of LineageOS stems from its stability rather than its feature-set. When a build of LineageOS is marked "official", then you'll know that the...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Forums Are Now Open For Posting

We're getting closer to the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Samsung will unveil the pair of flagship smartphones to the world on February 25, a day before Mobile World Congress 2018 kicks off in Barcelona, Spain, and they're expected to be available for pre-order shortly after. We've already learned a lot...

FrancoKernel Now Available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

XDA Recognized Developer franciscofranco might have gotten his start making kernels for Nexus devices, but lately, he's branched out to a number of brands, including Xiaomi. This week, he released a custom version of FrancoKernel for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Because it's is a brand new kernel branch, it's being released as "revision 1" (r1) -- the number...

Android Wear 2 Gets Ported to the Ticwatch 2 in an Alpha State

The Ticwatch 2 by Mobvoi, a Chinese company with a background in AI voice recognition and natural language processing, is a surprisingly good smartwatch for the money. The only problem? It runs Ticwear OS, a proprietary Android 5.1-based operating system. Luckily, XDA Senior Member EpicLPer has been hard at work on getting Android Wear up and running on the smartwatch. To...

Sultanxda Posts His Unofficial LineageOS 14.1 ROM for the OnePlus 5T

XDA Recognized Developer Sultanxda has become quite popular in the OnePlus community thanks to the work he's done on unofficial builds of LineageOS. Official builds and even some unofficial builds don't typically see much optimization beyond what's included in the source code, but Sultanxda's LineageOS 14 builds for the OnePlus 5T improve the phone's camera quality, used a kernel...

Step Notify Adds Fitbit-esque Step Notifications to the Amazfit

Fitbit sells some of the most popular fitness wearables on the market right now. Software is a big reason why people choose its devices over others, and one of the most popular features is a step notification that alerts you when you fall short of your daily goal. The Xiaomi Huami Amazfit activity tracker doesn't offer...

Customize the Xiaomi Mi A1 Camera Watermark with a Magisk Module

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is the first Android One smartphone from Xiaomi, and it has gained a quite dedicated following. That's in part thanks to the dual camera setup on the back, which takes great shots. Unfortunately, the camera app applies a "Shot on Mi A1 Dual Camera" watermark to every image by default. It's...

Customize the Sony Xperia Home Launcher on Oreo with This Xposed Module

Sony Xperia Home is a custom launcher that comes pre-installed on Sony smartphones and tablets. It has unique features you won't find on most other OEM launchers, but most folks would agree that there's always room for more. To that end, XDA Recognized Developer and Themer serajr recently released an updated version of Serajr Xperia Home X, an Xposed...

Zip Builder is a Windows Tool That Helps You Easily Create Flashable Zips

Creating a mod for Android takes a lot more work than figuring which code needs to be changed. Most folks who use mods prefer easy-to-flash ZIP files, but there is a certain amount of effort that goes into creating and signing ZIP files for Magisk modules or an AnyKernel2 git repo. That's why XDA Senior Member TKruzze of PA...

Reflection is a Free, Simple, Geometry-based Puzzle Game

Most of the time we spend on our smartphones involves business or socializing, but there's no better way to kill time than with an addictive game. Trouble is, finding a free and straightforward game that hasn't been stuffed full of microtransactions and upcharges has become difficult. But it's not impossible. Reflection, a new game from XDA Senior...