XDA LABS Posts on XDA

“Night Light” is an Open Source app using KCAL to adjust Blue Light Intensity

Blue light at night is bad for us for a few reasons, including affecting our sleep or straining our eyes. Blue light can confuse your circadian rhythm, disrupting melatonin production in the brain, and inducing a lagged sleep schedule. It can also lead to increased eye strain in low-light, especially upon waking up or going...

Walls for Reddit Pulls Wallpapers from Various Subreddits

There are a number of subreddits that focus entirely on beautiful portraits, landscapes, and other amazing images. Walls for Reddit currently pulls these images from about 11 different subreddits (including /r/Art, /r/EarthPorn, /r/spaceporn etc.) so you have something new to look whenever you want. The application has an automatic feature that can change your current...

Interview with XDA Labs and FEED Developer Jeff Corcoran: App & ROM Development, the Future of XDA Apps, and More!

It can take a lot of time and effort to develop an application for Android, and it's even tougher when you're the only one doing it. Jeff Corcoran, the man responsible for two awesome XDA applications - Labs and FEED - is one talented developer. Debuting into the Android scene with Hangar, an application he built...

Auto Recorder Automatically Starts Recording When it Detects Audio Hits a Certain Level

Smartphones can be used for a lot of different functions with many people using older phones as dash cams, dedicated music players, etc. Developer Aiuspaktyn recently published an application called Auto Recorder to XDA Labs that will start and stop recording audio when it reaches and drops below certain levels. This can even let you use your...

Collection of Black AMOLED Wallpapers on XDA Labs

While many of us don't stay at the home screen of our phones for very long, some like to use black wallpapers and themes to help optimize battery life for AMOLED panels. We have a lot of wallpapers in our XDA Labs application and legnastudios has put together a collection of black wallpapers that work really well...

Magisk Manager Removed from Play Store, Developer Comments on the Future of Magisk

Eagle-eyed community members spotted that one of the community's beloved projects, Magisk, was no longer available on the Google Play Store. The Play Store URL for Magisk Manager would 404, indicating that the project was taken off the primary and most popular source of Android app distribution. Even if you had the app downloaded previously,...

[Update: Appeal Accepted] Google Rejects XDA Feed Updates for “Unauthorized” Use of XDA’s Own Copyright

Last week, we were excited to announce the launch of our latest app, XDA Feed. XDA Feed is our attempt to make the most of our vast, resourceful forums and deliver content specific to your device. It is a "feed" of the best of the best for your particular phone: new ROMs, kernels, root method,...

Announcing XDA’s First In-House ROM — LabROM

At XDA-Developers, we are always looking to break new grounds by providing the community the tools it needs to produce the best custom ROMs. Today, though, we are proud to announce we’ve produced the best custom ROM ourselves. Through the power of the XDA community, we’ve achieved great things -- all of us, together as one....

XDA Labs Still Fastest Way to Browse Forums (2017 Update)

  About a year ago we launched XDA Labs as our new Android app. After many updates and improvements, it's still the best way to browse the XDA forums. XDA Labs is built entirely in-house and is the best way to access the forums while on mobile. It’s fully Material Design, ad-free, and fast. Here are...