SHARE Posts on XDA

Google is finally working on making Android’s share menu faster

Google only has so much time to work on new features for their upcoming version of Android each year, which means many feel their voices aren't being heard. They have to prioritize certain features from year to year which has led to granular permission control, a lot of work on how Android manages background tasks...

How to Remove Direct Share from the Share Menu

Direct Share is one of those features that seems useful on the surface but actually ends up being annoying. It shows up whenever you open the share menu and places shortcuts to your contacts in other applications at the top. I'm sure many would agree that they don't usually end up selecting one of their...

Google’s Android P engineers did an AMA, here’s what they said

Google announced an AMA on /r/AndroidDev just a couple of days ago. The AMA is all wrapped up, so here's everything new we heard on Reddit from the Android engineering team. Please keep in mind that this AMA was focused on developers, not for regular users of the platform. Without further ado, let's get started.Android...

Google+ prepares to add Link Previews in Comments and the ability to show Low Quality Comments

Besides our very own forums, Google+ has long been a great place for Android users to congregate in communities around their favorite ROMs or apps. Many of our readers likely only use the website because for the longest time it was required to sign up for application beta testing. For some time, you were even required...

Google Maps Will Soon Allow You to Share Your ETA, Add a Shortcut to Routine Destinations, and Create a Map of Your Location History

Although many of Google's first-party applications were given a nice update over the course of Google I/O, Google Maps was not one of them. There was a minor update that shipped with the new Android N developer preview which allowed you to see your contacts on Maps and to share your contributions, but apart from that...

Radon Lets You Share Your Links with Friends using … Ultrasound?

We're all familiar with the various wireless technologies that are available to us to transmit data between our various devices. Most commonly, we use either WiFi, Bluetooth, or NFC on our smartphones. In the future, it might be ZigBee or DECT. Whatever technology you use, they each have their benefits. However, one drawback of all of these...