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[Update: Rolling Out] Android Auto 4.7 adds media notifications toggle and prepares for launcher customization and media resuming

Android Auto has improved leaps and bounds over the last couple of years, adding a ton of useful new features for commuters globally. The app introduced support for wireless connections with Pixel and Nexus devices back at CES last year, including a few Samsung Galaxy flagships to the lineup just last week. Now, with the...

[Update: Available again] Huawei devices can no longer download VLC from Play Store because of EMUI’s aggressive background restrictions

Huawei's reputation with developers is going from bad to worse thanks to VLC player. Because of EMUI's aggressive background restrictions, VLC would randomly stop playing audio when in the background. As a result, the developers have blacklisted numerous Huawei devices from installing it from the Google Play Store. This is thanks to the application receiving many...

Nova is an open-source video player for phones, tablets, and Android TV

Finding the perfect media player on the platform you like to enjoy watching or listening to content on can be a pain in the butt. I remember this being such a hassle on the desktop PC until VLC came around, and now most of the people in the know either use it or MPC-HC. Then people...

Tasker Pro: Always Control Media Volume with Volume Keys

Automation is supposed to be about simplifying everyday tasks to give you more precious time doing the things you love. At XDA, we've shown you how you can use Tasker to secure your device, improve productivity, or make driving safer, all a part of our series called 'Tasker Week.' But the fun doesn't end there. If...

Premium Feel, Quick Updates: Media & Critics Shape our Phones, For Better or Worse

Early this year, worries about compromises in 2015 smartphones were kindled by the news of flaws in the Snapdragon 810 chipset and its circumventing drama. Multiple flagships later, unveilings have not seemed to amass the hype of previous years, seeming to leave everyone wanting more. Wanting more is natural, for we want the best for our...