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I am the Fallen Writer of XDA. I was a News Writer who was cast into exile for my sins. Now I have returned to haunt the forums of XDA with my writings.

PDroid Manager, the PDroid App Alternative

If you haven't heard of PDroid by now, you should probably look into it. That said, thanks to XDA Forum Member FFU5y, users now have an alternative to the default PDroid 2.0 application.While the framework and patches that make up the bulk of PDroid's functionality on the back-end are still required and unchanged, FFU5y's application...

HoRNDIS Allows You to USB Tether on a Mac with Ease

For most Android users, a ROM's ability to tether (whether by USB or WiFi) is essential. Even if you have a dedicated wireless connection at home, the need to use your device's 4G (or for some people 3G) connection may become necessary at some point. However, for Mac users, the ability to use USB tethering...

Amazing Weather for Windows Phone 8

If you use a Windows Phone 7 device, chances are you've heard about XDA Senior Member eizsoft's Amazing Weather application. Having used it myself, I can attest to the quality of the application and its intuitive design. However, it seems eizsoft isn't resting on his laurel, as a new beta has opened for Amazing Weather...

Making Modification Simpler with Clockwork Combiner

Flashing ROMs has become a fairly straightforward affair for (most) Android devices and their users. However, one of the most painful parts of flashing a new ROM is all the repeated flashes that need to be done for themes and modifications, especially if you love to heavily tweak your device. Thanks to XDA Forum Member...

Samsung Galaxy Camera Achieves Root

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is without a doubt one of the most niche devices to be given a home here on XDA. Half point-and-shoot camera and half tablet, most potential consumers will either love it or hate it. Thankfully for those who love it, you're in the company of XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler.You see,...

RecoverX Updated to Support Over 100 Devices

When we last brought you news of the tool known as RecoverX, it supported over a dozen Xperia devices. It seems that the developer, XDA Senior Member LEDelete has been busy in the months since the article was published, updating and taking his tool to a whole new level.You see RecoverX has moved beyond just...

Command Line for Windows Mobile 6.1

Windows Mobile just refuses to die. No matter how much Google's Android and Apple's iOS duke it out for market share, there is a small, but dedicated group of individuals who still cling to the aging godfather of mobile operating systems. For these people, we present to you XDA Senior Member Unit ZER0's latest application:...

OpenBuildProp Project Helps Organize the World of Android

Many modifications done on Android devices involve modifying theĀ build.prop. Whether it's configuring LCD density, or simply changing the build name, build.prop is a key piece in the war against the shackles of OEM's. Okay, so maybe things haven't escalated to the point of full scale riots yet, but the reality is that modifying devices is...

Making File Transfers Easy with PeerDeviceNet

Since the inception of smartphones, file transfer between devices has been common. Whether through Bluetooth or NFC, transferring files has become a cornerstone of our constantly connected mobile world. Now, thanks to XDA Forum Member peerdevicenet's latest application, PeerDeviceNet, Android users have yet another sharing choice.Designed as both a WiFi direct and a mobile hotspot...

First Custom ROM for the HTC One X+

The HTC One X is an amazing device. Beautifully designed, and sporting a 1.5 GHz, quad-core Tegra 3 processor, it is the embodiment of mobile computing power for many users. Sadly, it lacked LTE, so a dual-core Snapdragon S4 version was created for US variants. Thankfully, HTC released the HTC One X+. This model sports...

Keeping Your Windows 7 Phone Safe with Reg Backup

The Windows Registry: It's the heart and soul of machines running a Microsoft operating system. Whether you're using a Windows Phone 7 device or a Windows 8 PC, the registry stores configurations and settings for everything from the OS to any number of third party applications. Without it, Windows would be crippled and unable to...

Raspberry Pi Supercomputing Cluster!

The Raspberry Pi is an interesting little device. Designed to be a learning and education tool, it has a fairly large community and a loyal following due to its simple design and low price point. Now, thanks to some researchers at the University of Southampton, 64 Raspberry Pi's have been coupled together with cables and...