Submitting a Patch to Gerrit – Featuring XplodWild – XDA Developer TV

Not every developer specializes in every area of development. Our own AdamOutler generally uses Subversion for his development projects. Most kernel and ROM developers use Git, so he was a bit...
09-17 8:00

Learn How to Make a Live Wallpaper all by Yourself

Still images can be beautiful, but some of you prefer to see animations on your screens. This is why Google decided to add live wallpaper support to Android back in version 2.1....
09-17 2:30

CyanogenMod 11 M10 Available for Supported Devices

Summer vacation is over for most students out there, and it’s the time to get back to reality. Developers of popular ROMs have also came back to work, and as a...
09-16 3:30

XDA Forums Added for the First Batch of Android One Devices!

Just yesterday, we talked about the highly anticipated launch of the first batch of Android One devices. For those of you who didn’t catch yesterday’s announcement or mention of this new initiative...
09-16 12:00

XDA Xposed Tuesday: DonkeyGuard, Don’t Be a Donkey, Control Your Device – XDA Developer TV

Some applications ask for the world when it comes to permissions. I have spoken to developers who say it’s better to ask for permissions you don’t need, than you have...
09-16 8:00

Use Facebook Pictures as a LWP with Facebook View

One of the best things that Android has always offered its users is the ability to tailor one’s device to look like pretty much anything we could conceive. Starting from the wide assortment of...
09-16 2:30

Enable Heads Up Notifications For The Sprint Galaxy S3

Heads up notifications, in case you didn’t already know, are an experimental type of notification that can be found in 4.4.x versions of Android. They aren’t openly available to use...
09-15 3:00

Android One Goes Live in India!

Android One is a Google initiative set to bring an AOSP-like experience to some emerging markets like India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka. It was officially announced at Google I/O back in...
09-15 11:00

XDA and LeaseWeb: Win Free Server Trial and Moto 360

As you might recall from a previous Behind the Scenes article we wrote, XDA’s complex server infrastructure is hosted by LeaseWeb. It is thanks to them that we’re able to keep our forums...
09-15 9:34

Discover and Sample the Latest Billboard Music Hits with Billy

Music is a passion that transcends age, gender, race, culture, and geographic location. There are music fans everywhere. And unless you’re deaf, chances are that music is a significant part...
09-15 2:00

Speed Up Jenkins Configuration Process with TSJ

When you are the leader of a large development project, Gerrit isn’t the only tool that can help you keep everything organized. While compiling and uploading a ROM or kernel for one or...
09-14 8:00

AutoData Regulates Your Connectivity to Save Battery Life

It’s absolutely no secret that battery life is somewhat of an undoing for many great devices. With the exception of battery behemoths such as the Galaxy Note series with its superb longevity, most modern flagships...
09-14 3:00