Tag Archive for XDA Feature

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…

Google Photos’ Object Removal feature never came because it was deprioritized

This week was jam-packed full of exciting announcements from Google at the company’s annual I/O developer conference. The annual gathering of developers, journalists, industry members, and Google employees is a great place to talk about the latest products, features, and services from Google. Artificial intelligence and machine learning were big focuses this year, and one…

The History of Printing on Android and how the Mopria Alliance made it better

Prior to the debut of Android 8.0 Oreo’s Default Print Service, printing documents on Android was easier said than done. Google’s mobile operating system didn’t gain native printer support until Android 4.4 KitKat, and with the exception of third-party solutions from the likes of Samsung, setting up a printer required vendor-specific plugins and drivers. But…