COMMUNITY Posts on XDA

Special XDA Discount Code Available for Droidcon SF 2017

XDA has always been about the Community and encouraging involvement in all aspects, whether code, documentation, support or even events. Some of the greatest experiences can be had while participating in a conference, a meetup, a hackathon, or just over a good pint of beer! If you're looking to meet some developers, meet cool people and have...

[Infographic] How The XDA Community Views Phone Costs, Screen Size, Storage Space, and More

The XDA community is almost never satisfied with at least one aspect of their phones and rightly so! We asked you a whole range of questions to find out how the community thinks and feels about their phones and surprisingly, the results revealed that users do not necessarily want higher specs just for the sake of it,...

Google Announces Android for Work DevHub: A Collaborative Forum for Developers

Development is often a team effort. Professional Android developers usually find themselves seeking the help of other developers on the web when they can't find an answer to a problem on their own. Many communities such as Stack Overflow have sprung up to give developers a place to learn from others. Stack Overflow, however, is more of...

The XDA Files: The Industry Through the Eyes of The Community – Part 1

Most days we post at least one poll on the XDA Twitter account, in fact, many in office debates are settled by our followers there. Looking back on these, it became clear that it would be a shame to let them just disappear into the depths of Twitter posts, so here we go; this is...

The Best Of Your Mobile Photos!

Featured image by: Rehan Hooda The other day we asked you to share the best photo you had taken with your phone hundreds of you entered and we loved them! Here are the best from XDA and Twitter. Macro, OnePlus One, LG G4, Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, #XDASnaps      Saini_09 captured this impressive shot on his OnePlus One in Bhutan! Also on a OnePlus One was RAJEEV PAPPACHAN,...

HappyID Shows You Contact Notes When You Need Them the Most

With the ease of meeting people and adding contacts to your smartphones today, you might have found yourself in a situation where you just couldn't remember who that "John Smith" in your contacts list was. Was it your classmate, that guy your friend introduced you to once, or someone else entirely? Thankfully, contact notes exist...

OEM’s Choice: The Fragmentation and Subsequent Stratification of Android

"Be Together Not The Same" The slogan debuted a year ago with the release of Lollipop, highlighting the greatest strength of Android: choice. The sheer diversity of Android products has exploded in 2015, with manufacturers opting to offer multiple versions of their flagship devices, such as the Samsung S6, S6Edge, Note 5, S6E+, Moto X Play,...

The Root Community Origins

A few days ago we asked why you rooted your first device and how it went, your responses flooded in and we quickly came to see a common trend. Most of us ended up here because of the same reasons, whether it was to fix an OEMs flawed device or lack of updates, impress others...