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Easily Control Your Phone’s Settings With TouchBar for Android

TouchBar for Android is an application that gives you control over your device through intuitive touch gestures. The most important settings are just a swipe away. The app developed by XDA Forum Member alecot18 replicates the TouchBar feature familiar to iOS users. With a simple swipe from the bottom, you can control WiFi, Bluetooth, auto rotation, brightness, music...

Tasker v5.0b1 is Out, Brings New Material Design UI

About a week ago we informed you that Tasker is about to get a beta update with a revamped UI. Said beta is finally out, so you can try the new features and check out the revamped UI. We have talked about the new features on multiple occasions. Undoubtedly, the most important change is the introduction...

Google Assistant Launcher helps you set up Google Assistant on Android 5.0+

Love it or hate it, Google Assistant is a smart assistant services that is only going to get more and more popular. Sadly, the Google Assistant on Android smartphones is available only on those devices running Android Marshmallow and above. But thanks to a recent method publicized by XDA Member Nikhilkumar038, it's possible to get Google...

Play Music Through Your Phone’s Earpiece With Stealth Audio Player

Usually, there are two ways of playing music on Android device. You can either use your headphones or a speaker. But how about a third option? XDA Senior Member usman farhat created an interesting app that allows you to listen to music via the built-in phonecalls speaker. This is useful not just for music, but also podcasts, and...

Beta version of Tasker with Revamped UI Coming this Week

Tasker is, by all means, one of the most powerful applications available for Android. In fact, we love it so much that we publish tutorials of how to make your device even better. While the app offers incredible functionality, the UI is a bit outdated as it focuses more on functionality. Luckily, this will change soon as...

IFTTT Is Now Offering A Free Way For Developers To Publish Applets

Over the last few years, IFTTT has become known for its ever-growing automation that allows users to create and use "applets" linking independent services together. Anyone can create their own applets for personal use (we at XDA love IFTTT for integrating with Slack). IFTTT is also available for Android and iOS devices with many device-specific...

Browse the Web In VR With NOMone VR Browser

VR headsets continue to grow in popularity with more content and more affordable means to accessing them. Google emphasized the importance of VR during its recent I/O developer conference (though it still took a backseat to AI). Every day brings a few new VR applications to Play Store, and today we're here to share another one....

Magisk v13.0 Will Be Ready For Android O, with Introduction of Unified Binary

XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor, topjohnwu, is the author of one of the most highly-regarded XDA applications -- Magisk. The project allows you to manage root on your device and automatically hide it for certain apps. Magisk is one of the must-have Android apps if, for example, you are planning to use Pokémon Go or...

Google I/O Application Updated for 2017

May is definitely one of the most exciting months for any Android enthusiast as it's the time of the year when Google's yearly I/O developer conference takes place. In anticipation of this year's conference taking place on May 17-19, Google has updated the official I/O app with the most recent information that conference attendees will need. The...

Linux CLI Launcher Transforms Your Home Screen Into A Terminal

The Google Play Store features many launchers of all kinds ready to make your life easier. Whether it's Nova Launcher, Apex Launcher, or Evie Launcher, there are a ton of third-party launchers out there for you to try out. At the base level, though, these launchers start out thematically quite similar although you can customize...

Google Launches a New Application: Trusted Contacts

Google unwrapped a new application yesterday called Trusted Contacts, that's somewhat similar to other services like Google+ Location Sharing and Google Latitude. The idea behind it is to offer a solution for those who need to know the location of a friend or loved one. Trusted Contacts isn't tied to a specific service though (like...

Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Microsoft is a large company, and while we may just think of them as the guys behind Windows, and those that failed at making Windows Phone successful, that is not all they do. They have a lot of apps that are available on Android. Some of these apps are cross-platform, but if you wanted to know...