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Android O’s ‘picture-in-picture’ mode can now be enabled

You hear the term “picture-in-picture” (PiP) and your mind probably goes back to when all these big screen projection TVs were all the rage....

Community develops ‘Advanced Kernel Tweaks’ for OnePlus 3 to maximize battery, performance

If we told you that there was a way to get 7 to 8 hours of “screen on” time on your OnePlus 3, would...

Developer demos ‘partial screenshot’ feature hidden in Android Nougat

Screenshots are a great way to communicate ideas that can only be translated by showing other people what you can see on your screen....

Swappa Android App now available at Play Store, sell used devices from your phone

Developers and aftermarket software makers need to test their programs and apps on different devices – this is the reason why these guys are...

Android Nougat shows up in unofficial port for Nexus 5, Nexus 7

So that was fast. No sooner than we saw Android Nougat being launched and factory images released to the public, we see a port...

Android Marshmallow runs on a Lumia 525 and 520

Recently, there was this big snafu where Microsoft admitted that there was a universal backdoor key to their software. Worse, this “golden key” was...

Bootloader unlock instructions for Huawei Mate 8, the faster way will cost you

A member of the XDA developer forums has published how you can unlock the bootloader to your Huawei Mate 8. This is the Chinese...

Workaround ‘brings back’ Sony credentials to Xperia Z5 units with unlocked bootloaders

We have discussed a number of times before that Sony is pretty “friendly” to the developer community in that there are a number of...

Unofficial OmniROM build gives Marshmallow flavors to Samsung Galaxy S

So we won’t judge you if you don’t remember the Samsung Galaxy S – that’s a 6-year old device right there, and it shouldn’t...

Xposed for Marshmallow is an early holiday gift for modders

We were wondering when the time would come, but it looks like Xposed Framework for Marshmallow is now an early holiday gift from XDA...

Root and S-Off achieved on HTC One A9

One peculiarity of HTC devices is the S-Off/S-On system, which protects the device from being tweaked with non-official ROMs and tweaks. So to fully...

Root access, custom recovery now available for Nexus 5X

It’s only been weeks since we’ve finally gotten to meet Google’s new line of Nexus smartphones – the smaller (but probably just as robust...