ANDROID 5.1 LOLLIPOP Posts on XDA

Take Control with Action Widgets – XDA Xposed Tuesday

Our smart devices do so much, but those awesome features at times come with draw backs. Things like WiFi or Bluetooth eat up your battery.  Other items like flashlight or other neat settings are buried so deep, by the time you find them the desire has passed. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a...

How Have Manufacturing Defects Affected You?

Have you ever ran into manufacturing issues? Not long ago we asked you if you did self-repairs, and while we expected that kind of outlook from our savvy community, sometimes there is no easy work-around for hardware faults. Recurring to warranties is what the brave of us do when all else fails, despite our venturing...

Huawei Nexus Specs & XDA mBot Giveaway! – XDA TV

The Huawei made Google Nexus specs have been leaked. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of a mobile phone by music company Marshall and be sure to check out the article talking about the...

Customize Your Live Wallpaper – XDA App Review

One feature of Android that doesn’t get a whole lot of love is Live Wallpapers. Oppo has wallpapers that change based on the position of the sun in your region. Other live wallpapers just move around when you switch screens. Most people turn them off to get more battery life. However, what if you could...

Huawei P8 Lite Review – XDA TV Device Review

Huawei is the little engine that could. It is perhaps one of the more recognizable Chinese names in the United States. This company with a hard to pronounce name is releasing phones trying to compete with the likes of HTC and Samsung. Their latest entrance into the western market is the P8 Lite. Is the...

Wanam Kit for Android Lollipop – XDA Xposed Tuesday

It has been a few months since the Xposed Framework became compatible with Android Lollipop. More and more different Xposed Modules are moving towards being compatible for Lollipop. A popular combination pack of modules is known as Wanam. The Wanam Kit is for AOSP like ROMs and gives you many different tweaks in one convenient...

Android M Dev Preview 2 Available & More! – XDA TV

The Android M Developer Preview 2 is now available. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of a new mobile VR headset that's gaining attention and be sure to check out the article talking about...

Solid Explorer’s Big Update – XDA App Review

The Play Store is filled with many impressive launchers to choose from. Last week, we talked about a small little launcher that makes your shortcuts float called Rovers. However, you need more than just a launcher, you need a way to explore your files. A solid option that has been around for a while in...

How to Flash a Custom ROM – Android Basics 101

Here at XDA, we love customizing our phones. One of the best ways to get great options and customizability for your device is to flash a custom ROM. These modified system images are tweaked to get optimal performance, bring us great themes and icons as well as very handy tools by the talented members of the...

How to Lock and Protect Your Apps – XDA Xposed Tuesday

The smartphone revolution has passed. Everybody has mobile apps. Some of these apps have access to very important information. Your mobile banking app gives you access to your money. Your Dropbox app could hold your secret plans to world domination. These apps should have greater protection than your Trivia Crack game. In this episode of XDA...

Floating Apps with Rovers – XDA App Review

There are a lot of great launchers to help customize your phone. Some Launchers allow you to apply different color themes. Others offer many great automated features. Some make your most used apps easy to locate by putting them in prominent positions. There is a launcher that will let you do just about anything you want. XDA Senior Member roshga...

NVidia SHIELD TV – XDA TV Device Review

The SHIELD TV is a not an Android smartphone device. However, that doesn't mean it is not an awesome device in its own right. Bringing the Power of the Tegra X1 processor to Android TV, the SHIELD TV is an Android based console with unlimited capabilities. Is the SHIELD TV powerful and feature packed enough to...