Latest XDA Features — Page 95

Android getting “DNS over TLS” support to stop ISPs from knowing what websites you visit

A DNS (Domain Name Server) is what translates a website address from a URL that you enter to an IP address which your computer actually connects to. For example, when...
October 22, 2017 12:15 PM

Samsung Announces the 8″ Galaxy Tab Active 2, Available Later This Month

Samsung has been releasing an active variant of their Galaxy S series of smartphones for a while now but they just recently started this trend with tablets. In 2014, the...
October 22, 2017 11:53 AM

Huawei Mobile Phone Shipments Exceed 100 Million in First Three Quarters

On Saturday, Huawei announced that its mobile phone shipments have exceeded 100 million units in the first three quarters of 2017. This is a 19% increase year-on-year in terms of...
October 22, 2017 11:20 AM

More Specifications for the HTC U11 Plus (Ocean Master) Leaked

The rumour mill for the HTC U11 Plus has been heating up over the past few days. The device’s existence was first reported back in September, when it was rumoured...
October 21, 2017 4:00 PM

Google Play Store Showcases Android Instant Apps with “Try Now” Button

Android Instant Apps were first showcased in Google I/0 2016. The premise was great: users could try out apps without the hassle of actually installing them. Instant Apps worked by...
October 21, 2017 1:25 PM

PSA: You can Pinch to Zoom to View Full Screen YouTube Videos on the Pixel 2 XL

Perhaps one of the most drastic and welcome improvements on the Pixel 2 XL over the previous generation Pixel XL was the switch from a 5.5-inch 16:9 AMOLED display to...
October 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Google Play Security Reward Program: Extra Incentives For Security Researchers

Over the past year we have seen an absolute slew of companies launching new bug bounty programs, and we’re pleased to see that Google is adding another one to the...
October 21, 2017 12:00 PM

jOnePlus Tools lets you Customize OxygenOS and Unlock Hidden Features [XDA Spotlight]

With the recent release of the open beta of Android Oreo with Oxygen OS, users have had enough time now to play around with it and discover what they like...
October 21, 2017 11:08 AM

Huawei Working on a Dual Screen, Foldable Phone

Just recently ZTE kicked off what appears to be a budding craze, by showcasing the Axon M at an event the other day. The ZTE device beat Samsung to the...
October 21, 2017 11:05 AM

‘Hey Google’ Command is Now Slowly Rolling Out to Users in the Google App

Waking up Google’s voice search by voice isn’t a new feature; it was first released in 2013. At that time, Google heavily promoted the ‘OK Google’ wake command, even to...
October 21, 2017 10:35 AM

MIUI 9 Global Beta Updated with Fixes for Critical WiFi Vulnerability (KRACK)

Just recently Xiaomi announced the rollout for the beta of MIUI 9 on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X for Chinese devices. MIUI 9 is Xiaomi’s custom Android skin, placing emphasis...
October 21, 2017 10:02 AM

Enable Always On Display on Any Samsung Nougat Device Without Root

Always on Display is a nifty feature available in flagship Samsung phones, and finally on the new Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Introduced on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge,...
October 20, 2017 5:03 PM