Latest XDA Features — Page 5

MediaTek’s UltraCast Technology Adds 4K Capabilities to Miracast

Miracast was launched back in 2012, and it allowed for a wireless connection from devices like a smartphone, tablet or laptop to other devices like TVs, monitors and projectors. Many...
November 22, 2016 12:00 PM

Google Publishes November’s Cast SDK Release Notes

Along with the change log for the latest Google Play Services update, Google has also published the changes that went into the new Google Cast SDK update. The new update...
November 22, 2016 11:35 AM

Google Play Services and Firebase to Drop Support for Gingerbread in Early 2017

This week, Google announced some future plans that they have for both Google Play Services, as well as Firebase for Android. Google Play Services version 10.0.x is what is currently...
November 22, 2016 11:12 AM

Projekt ScriBt Eases Android ROM Building by Providing an Interactive Interface

Projekt ScriBt is a Bash Shell Script for Linux systems that helps users in the process of building an Android ROM from source. The script issues prompts that guide a...
November 22, 2016 9:22 AM

Google Pixel XL XDA Review: A Foundational Release for Google & Post-Nexus Android

Google’s newest incursion into the smartphone market is upon us, and the Pixel and Pixel XL aim to offer top-notch hardware and the perfect realization of Google’s new vision for Android....
November 21, 2016 12:00 PM

Verizon Begins Rolling Out Nougat to the Moto Z Droid & Moto Z Droid Force

Many were wondering how Lenovo would change the way Motorola handles their smartphone business once the acquisition had been completed. Lenovo said they had plants to utilize Motorola connections to...
November 21, 2016 10:30 AM

Photos Reveal an Unannounced Xiaomi Mi MIX in White

At the end of last month, Xiaomi held a launch event for a trio of new products. At this event, they announced the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Mi VR, and a...
November 21, 2016 10:06 AM

ZTE Announces the Axon 7 Enhanced with Force Touch, 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage

Competing very strongly in the affordable flagship category are the OnePlus 3 and the ZTE Axon 7. But the matchup here seems to be changing, with OnePlus discontinuing sales of the...
November 21, 2016 9:00 AM

Create a Context Aware Fingerprint Reader in Tasker

Fingerprint readers are fairly limited in their default state. Besides the obvious ability to unlock the phone or authorize some payments, there isn’t much else you can do with the...
November 20, 2016 6:17 PM

Life of an Android Enthusiast in a Third World Country

In this video, Rawad tells us what it’s like to be an Android enthusiast while living in Lebanon. When you have unreliable power, slow internet speeds, and no access to the...
November 20, 2016 4:30 PM

Which Current or Upcoming Processor Would You Want in Your 2017 Device?

Details regarding new processors are starting to surface as the Snapdragon 835 became official and it’ll be built on Samsung’s 10nm process. Not to long ago, we also saw the release...
November 19, 2016 2:56 PM

CM13 Beta ROM on the Honor 8

Today we are going to look at a CM13 beta ROM on the Honor 8. There are a few things you’ll need to get ready to flash this ROM. If...
November 19, 2016 2:49 PM