Tag Archive for iPhone

How Apple’s New Lineup and iPhone XR will Influence Android Trends, for Better and Worse

Apple’s annual events are a time and cause of reflection for Android purists. It’s a single day, once a year—unless you count Apple’s tablet events—which Android has continuously failed to compete against. It’s a day when Apple arguably has the most to lose but also has the most excess to throw around, showing the world…

Navigation Gestures by XDA brings iPhone X-style gesture controls to Android devices

Navigation gestures are all the rage these days. Everyone has them: Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, and now Google in Android P. Everyone does them differently, too. We thought we would offer our own take on gesture navigation with the Navigation Gestures app, built in-house at XDA. The app brings customizable gesture control to any Android…

What are your thoughts on a display notch like on the iPhone X or Essential Phone?

Sometimes smartphone trends come out of nowhere. Headphone jacks were considered an integral component of every phone until Apple’s “courageous” decision. Now, we’re seeing more smartphones launch without the headphone jack every year. The latest trend sparked by Apple might be even more annoying for some. Many people attribute the display “notch” to Apple, but we…

Apple Confirms that it Slows Down Older iPhones Due to Aging Batteries

We normally don’t cover topics related to Apple products on XDA-Developers, but recent iPhone-related news has drawn a lot of attention from Android users. Apple has confirmed that it intentionally slows down older iPhones in order to extend the functional lifetime and prevent aging lithium ion batteries from shutting down the devices. If you’re confused,…