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Android N Preview 3 & Android Wear 2.0 Preview Now Available!

It's Google I/O Christmas, everybody! And with it comes a new Android Developer preview version for your Nexus device, as well as an Android Wear 2.0 preview for Android Wear! First up, the latest beta update for the N Preview comes with various fixes, better performance and stability and a handful of new features. The listed changes can...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 17: “HTC 10 Out of 10???”

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team and r/android users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode of the XDA/Android podcast the team discusses the latest...

Report: Google to Introduce Android VR, Amazon Echo Competitor; Delays 3D Touch

Google I/O is coming up next week, so we've been seeing a lot of leaks building up to the developer conference. These past two days in particular have seen some interesting reports leaked through the grapevine. Android VR Virtual Reality is a pretty big deal lately, if you haven't already heard. More so, Google has already gauged...

HTC 10 Released. Android N 2nd Preview. Live Cases for Nexus Phones.

The HTC 10 has been released! The second preview of Android N has been released. Finally, Google introduced 'live cases' for Nexus Phones.. Those stories and more are talked about by TK as he covers the news from the week ending April 15, 2016 at XDA-Developer.com. Check out this video! Be sure to check out other...

Android N Preview 2 Improved Upon the Awful Recents Screen of Preview 1

The second N Developer Preview has hit our Nexi and with it come many fixes that change the user experience for the better. The great thing about these previews is their iterative nature, and we see this perfectly at play in this update. First of all, we must recall that the first Developer Preview brought multi-tasking...

Multi-Window on Android N Now Lets You Watch Videos Uninterrupted

Multiwindow is shaping up to be the next big thing to hit Android in recent times. It will finally allow tablets an edge over their phablet counterparts, giving them better use of their increased screen real estate. With that being said, Multiwindow is still a continuous work-in-progress. There's a reason that it has remained disabled in...

Android N Developer Preview 2 Now Available!

It's happening! Android N's 2nd Developer Preview is now out for eligible Nexus devices. This developer preview is a culmination of feedback effort from developers, and as such, has ironed out a few bugs: Not being able to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks (AOSP 203116) Multiwindow pauses (AOSP 203424) Direct Reply closing an open activity (AOSP 204411) Along with these...

Android N Testers: Here’s why your Root Apps Keep Failing

You love to live at the bleeding edge, so you hopped on board and installed Google's new Android N preview builds. If you're running the software as your daily driver (maybe you like things crashing and burning, who knows?) then you've likely noticed many of your favorite apps simply not work at all. You've flashed...

New HTC 10 Images, CM 12.1 for SnapDragon Based Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, New TouchWiz

New images of the HTC 10 were released! The SnapDragon variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has received CyanogenMod 12.1. Finally, Samsung has released a new TouchWiz UI. Those stories and more are talked about by our new host as he talks about the news from the week of April 1, 2016 at XDA-Developer.com....

Android N-ify Xposed Module Aims to Give Your Android 5.0+ Device the Android N Flavor

Android N has arrived..! ...Well, in a limited form at least. And of course, not for everybody. The Android N Developer Preview has been out for supported Nexus devices for a while now. This gives flashaholics a chance to experience something new in Android, long before the general public would get a chance to. Too bad that...

Praise and Criticism of N’s Multi-Window & Freeform from a Multi-Window Fan

After having used Android N for quite a while, I’ve grown used to all of its features, and most importantly to me, its revision to Android’s core functionality, including multitasking. We have taken an in-depth look at the recents menu in Android N, where we found that with the re-arranged layout, Google has a lot to...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 16: “A Small Success + Giveaway Results”

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode of the XDA/Android podcast, the team discusses...