Tag Archive for Google Pixel XL

How A/B Partitions and Seamless Updates Affect Custom Development on XDA

When Android Nougat released, it had us talking about all kinds of new features. We got a newly updated user interface for starters along with long-awaited multiwindow capabilities and Vulkan Graphics API support. But one under-the-hood addition flew over the heads of most users. Android Nougat introduced “Seamless Updates” on devices that support A/B partitions.…

Pixel Launcher Mods update adds clock hiding on home screen, auto-dark theme, and more

The Google Pixel Launcher is subject to many modifications and recreations on our forums. Pixel Launcher Mods by XDA Recognised Developer/Recognised Contributor Quinny899 is one of these modified versions of Google’s launcher. You can add icons and more to your stock launcher simply with root access! It can even modify some Launcher3-based launchers including Lawnchair,…