Mediatek Officially Unveils the 10 nm Helio X30 and 16 nm Helio P25

At a press event in China, MediaTek held their official launch event for their long awaited flagship Helio X30, and their latest mid range chip, the Helio P25. The Helio...

Android Gaming Graphics at a Standstill: What Is Holding Us Back, and the Path Forward

Over the past couple years, we’ve seen a massive shift in the Android gaming market. Many major companies have shifted away from releasing new original graphically intensive 3D games, and...

Latest XDA Features

SystemGlow Adds CPU Load And Network Activity Info on Top of Your Status Bar

Most modern day smartphones are equipped well-enough to blaze through common, everyday tasks of the normal users. Making a call, sending a text or an email, checking out images in...
September 25, 2016 1:00 PM

PSA: Disabling Accessibility Services Breaks OK Google Audio Feedback on Nougat

“OK Google, what’s the weather like tomorrow.” The Google App’s voice recognition feature is incredibly useful for answering many basic questions, though the feature tends to be underutilized in public...
September 25, 2016 11:00 AM

Weekly Debrief

It has been an awesome week in android news! Google is launching some new apps and leaks continue to appear for the Google Pixel phones. We are getting close to...
September 25, 2016 9:40 AM

Registrations for Sony’s Nougat Beta Program Now Open to Xperia X Performance Users

There’s good news coming in for owners of the Sony Xperia X Performance, especially for those users that are always looking to try out new software. While Sony had cancelled...
September 24, 2016 4:27 PM

Indian DGCA Bans Use of Note Series in Flights After Galaxy Note 2 Catches Fire During Flight

It seems the Note series has become the favorite dropping point for all recent controversy. What started off with the Note 7 exploding and then Samsung initiating a massive recall...
September 24, 2016 3:04 PM

How Important are Water/Dust Resistance and General Phone Durability to You?

With the new Pixel phones not sporting a particularly impressive water and dust resistance rating, and with big OEMs like Apple and Samsung pushing for that with their flagships, many...
September 24, 2016 2:57 PM

Huawei Nova and Nova Plus Coming in Early October (SD625, 5.0″/5.5″ 1080p, 3020/3340 mAh, Type-C)

Huawei has announced the release date for the Nova and Nova Plus, which are coming to North America and Europe in early October. Both devices will launch with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will...
September 24, 2016 10:35 AM

BLU Life One X2 Launches on October 7th for $150 (SD430, 5.2″ 1080p, 3000mAh, QC 3.0)

The BLU Life One X2 was just announced, and at $150 for the unlocked base model it appears to be a solid budget offering. It launches with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and...
September 23, 2016 11:40 PM

Bluetooth SIG Updates Developer Toolkit Lineup and Documentation

Bluetooth is one of those pieces of tech that help make our lives easier in small and subtle ways. Whether you use it to connect to your car, to your...
September 23, 2016 3:01 PM

Best Note 7 MODs ( V4A, Xposed, 3imit…)

A while back TK made a video for XDA TV showing you how to root the Galaxy Note 7. Now if your phone is rooted and you’re wondering what to do...
September 23, 2016 11:00 AM

Betrayal of Hype: Playing Fast and Loose with Release Dates Breeds Consumer Mistrust

Yesterday, Google launched Allo on the very last day of summer, just narrowly squeezing into their “Summer 2016” launch window. The product we got was compromised, and arguably doesn’t have a...
September 22, 2016 6:05 PM

Get The Best Time Lapse Shots With X-Lapse

The amount of Android accessories that are available are endless. In a sea of crappy cheap garbage it can be almost impossible to know if what you order is going...
September 22, 2016 10:34 AM