Which Theme Do You Run on Your Phone, and Why?

Screenshots are welcome! Thanks to the plethora of customization tools on Android, it’s fairly easy to find themes that suit your style. Alternative launchers, icon packs, and custom widget creation...

Top 5 Icon Packs for Android!

The great thing about Android is its customizability. One part of the customization is icon packs. This change the look of the icons on your device allowing you to achieve...

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Through the Viewfinder: Honor 5X Launch, Munich

Last Thursday (4th February 2016) the Honor 5X was finally launched in Europe and presented in Munich, Germany. The afternoon comprised of the launch presentation, interviews with Thorsten Doehlert and...
February 6, 2016 6:31 PM

The Misfortunate Pixel C: A Gigantically Insufficient Leap for Android Tablets

There is one particular device that disappointed me greatly last year, an Android product that promised to fulfill a void in the ecosystem, but that mightily failed to do so...
February 6, 2016 12:52 PM

BadaDroid is Alive and Kicking! Android Marshmallow Available for Samsung GT-S8500 Wave

Android is a unique mobile OS, as it can be installed on various devices including phones, tablets, watches or even cars. It’s one of the most flexible operating systems and...
February 6, 2016 10:39 AM

One Click Root in 2016

Here at XDA we love to have control over our phones, for some people that means that you have to gain root access to your device. Well it has never...
February 6, 2016 9:00 AM

TWRP 3.0.0 Has Been Released

TWRP 3.0.0 has now been released for all devices that are currently supported and comes packed full of new features and a completely new look. The TWRP team has also...
February 5, 2016 7:00 PM

Workaround to get Android Pay Working with SuperSU v2.67

XDA member jgummeson was able to get Android Pay working on their Nexus 5X with SuperSU v2.67 installed. It takes a few commands to chmod 751 the /su/bin directory, and then...
February 5, 2016 3:36 PM

Dear Google Play Review Team, Please Don’t Be Evil

You’re a developer, and you’ve been putting your heart and soul into an application because you love to code and you would like to show the world the fruits of...
February 5, 2016 12:15 PM

Flashable 20i Marshmallow Update for the H811 LG G4 is Now Available

XDA Recognized Contributor and Recognized Developer autoprime has captured the 20i Marshmallow update for the T-Mobile LG G4, and he’s repackaged it into a flashable ZIP and KDZ file for everyone to use. Google+
February 5, 2016 10:47 AM

Robert Hallock: GPUOpen is AMD’s Long-Term Open Source Strategy

Last week AMD completed a major step in its initiative to open things up to the public under GPUOpen — a collection of tools for graphics, high performance compute and heterogeneous computing...
February 5, 2016 10:00 AM

USB Type C Cables Fry Devices, Jolla Tablet Troubles & MediaTek Backdoor! – XDA TV

It’s Friday, February 5, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Non standard’s compliant USB Type C Cables can potentially fry devices. After announcing that...
February 5, 2016 9:00 AM

Google Finally Begins Marshmallow Rollout For Android Wear

Better late than never, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is finally starting to make its way onto your wrists in the form Android 6.0 for Wear. Google has also announced more details in their...
February 4, 2016 2:29 PM

CyanogenMod Brings Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Galaxy S2

Samsung first released the Galaxy S2 in May of 2011, and it is still being developed for today. XDA Recognized Developer Lysergic Acid has helped to bring official CM13 nightlies to this aging...
February 4, 2016 1:46 PM