Don’t Expect Developers to Update Apps for Material Design Just Yet

During the Google I/O 2014 opening keynote, we caught our first glimpses of the radically different Android L. And when Google made an early developer preview available, many end users went ahead and installed L on...
07-01 2:30

Swappa Launches Boneyard; Buy and Sell Accessories, Broken Devices, and More

Swappa is XDA’s official marketplace for buying and selling gently used mobile devices because it has earned the trust of the community. With no seller fees, stringent requirements on the quality...
07-01 12:30

XDA Xposed Tuesday: Deep Sleep Battery Saver – XDA Developer TV

Our phones are more powerful than ever. With lusciously crisp screens, GPS navigation, and quad core power, our phones can render a pixel better than ever. This naturally comes at...
07-01 9:30

SuperSU 2.01 Lets You Root the Android L Developer Preview the Right Way

Last week during the Google I/O 2014 opening keynote, Google unveiled the much anticipated and radically different Android L release. The very next day, Google made an early developer preview...
07-01 6:00

Google Issues Updates to Play Music, Keyboard, Drive, Sheets, Gmail, and Play Services (Update: Newer GPS Version)

Update: As it turns out, a new version of Google Play Services rolled out while we were compiling this post. We’ve added the appropriate links down at the bottom of...
06-30 7:30

[OTA Captured] Moto G GPe Gets Its Share of the Official Android 4.4.4 Goods

Towards the tail end of last week, we saw several Google Play edition devices receive their official updates to Android 4.4.4. This started with and update for the LG G...
06-30 12:00

Leaked HTC Update Roadmap Shows Android 4.4.4 Rollout Starting in July, Android L Under Evaluation

While quite a few of us here on XDA have long since forgotten about OEM firmwares and updates in favor of aftermarket development efforts, many still prefer the additional value-added features...
06-29 10:30

Get Your Android L Fix with a Comprehensive Android L Theme

This past week was quite a frenzy for Android fans, with Google I/O bringing a number of announcements regarding Android and its expansion to our wrists, cars, and living rooms. Perhaps the...
06-29 5:30

Google to Take Back Platform Control with Android Wear, Auto, and TV–That’s a Good Thing, But Questions Remain

Android OEM customizations like Samsung TouchWiz and HTC Sense are undoubtedly a love-it-or-hate-it affair. There are certainly users out there who care for the added features that these skins introduce. But on the...
06-29 1:35

Forums Added for the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, and Asus Padfone X

Last week at the I/O 2014 opening keynote, Google formally unveiled the first two Android Wear smartwatches: the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. We recently added forums for these two, as well...
06-29 8:00

Learn How to Calibrate the Screen of Your Nexus 5

We all have preferences when it comes to the hardware aspects of screens on our smartphones and tablets, with some folks preferring screens that are TFT, AMOLED, or IPS. However, it’s...
06-29 3:00

Google to Finally Do Away with QuickOffice in Favor of Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Approximately two years ago, Google acquired Quickoffice, Inc. Then about nine months ago, the QuickOffice suite was re-released as a free app in the Google Play Store. At the time, many were...
06-28 4:00