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Call Recording Mod for the OnePlus 3T w/ Root on OOS 4.1.6

If you're running a OnePlus 3T with root and are on version 4.1.6 of OxygenOS, then this simple edit of the build.prop file from XDA Member sparky vicky will enable native call recording for your device. You should be aware though that this will change the region of your device to China and some within the community...

Custom Kernel to Add Energy Aware Scheduling to the Xperia Z5 Premium

For those unaware, Energy Aware Scheduling is a modified Linux Power Scheduler system that works for ARM CPUs. Once implemented, the goal is to use less power and in turn have a cooler device (not trivial for an 810 device) that's overall more efficient. Thanks to the work from XDA Recognized Contributor PDesire and XDA Recognized Developer zacharias.maladroit, they...

Lenovo’s SNAPit Camera Gets Ported to Android 6.0+ Devices

Lenovo has been working to add a number of features to their camera application, the SNAPit Camera, but it's limited to only Lenovo devices. This is no longer the case though, as XDA Senior Member LordArcadius was gracious enough to take the time to port the application. They originally ported it to their Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, but then...

XDA’s OnePlus 5 Forums are Now Live!

OnePlus has a strong following here at XDA, given the company is open to community developers when compared to some other smartphone OEMs out there. The OnePlus 3/3T forums were very popular last year, and during the first half of this 2017 as well. OnePlus has announced that the OnePlus 5 will be officially unveiled...

Android Bootimage ADB Unsecure Patcher Eases the Development of ROMs

Building your own custom ROM is definitely not the easiest thing in the world to do so XDA Recognized Developer AdrianDC is trying to ease the process with their new Android Bootimage ADB Unsecure Patcher tool. The goal here is to modify the ramdisk to set ADB into an unsecure mode and this allows the developer to debug Android ROMs...

Experimental Build of EFIDroid gets Ported to the LeEco Le 2

EFIDroid is a 2nd stage bootloader based on the EDKII(UEFI) that allows you to add/remove/edit multiboot ROMs. There's currently an unofficial port of it that is available for the LeEco Le 2 thanks to XDA Senior Member Rishabh Rao. He says it supports the X520, X526, and X527 variants of the LeEco Le 2 as well as the X522 LeEco Le S3....

Glass Lets You Try Out Google Lens-like Image Recognition on Your Android Device

At Google I/O 2017, Google showed off Google Lens -- a means to utilize computer vision and AI technology to allow your phone to understand what it sees. Unfortunately, Google did not specify when and if Lens will be made available as a standalone app, though it'll be incorporated into various products.If you'd like to...

Keep All Your RSS Feeds In One Place with NewsJet

Nowadays, the pace of life is so fast that we don't have the time to read all news to stay up to date. RSS feeds are available on mobile devices, though, and provide us with news daily, tuned to our interests.BazQux or Feedly are just two sites that aggregate feeds from all over the Web....

Official LineageOS 14.1 Builds for the Google Nexus 9

Time has not been too kind for the Google Nexus 9 tablet. From the very start, many reviews panned the tablet for its less than stellar build quality. Years in, users have likely started to notice their tablet become fairly slow and laggy. But thankfully, the fact that it is a Nexus device means users don't...

Unofficial Port of Jolla’s Sailfish OS 2.1 Available for the OnePlus 2

Jolla's Sailfish OS is an interesting and refreshing take on what a modern day smartphone OS could look like outside of the conventional options. While OnePlus 2 owners are still waiting for the official Nougat release from OnePlus, why not try out something different? XDA Senior Member nyl has brought the opportunity to try out Sailfish OS to...

OOS Debloater Helps Remove Unwanted Applications for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

While OxygenOS is one of the cleaner OEM ROMs available, some people still like the idea of only having things they use on their device. OnePlus has been adding more things into OxygenOS that not everyone uses (such as OnePlus Community), so XDA Senior Member SyCreed released a mod called OOS Debloater. This gets flashed in a...

FastHub is an Open-Source GitHub Client Application Built From Scratch

Many of us here are familiar with GitHub, but some of us have been looking for a good, open-source client application for the platform. This is where XDA Senior Member k0sh stepped up and created FastHub. Not only is it fast, easy to navigate, beautifully designed, and open-source, but you can download it from the Play...