Jase Glenn

Jase Glenn is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Techie til the end.

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Jase Glenn · Feb 21, 2012 at 07:00 pm · no comments

Mind of a Moderator: An Interview With M_T_M

On XDA, we like to talk about moderators. Whether you agree or disagree with their actions, they are a very real part of our electronic lives. Follow the rules, and you're okay; break them, and out comes the ban-hammer. Rarely though, do people realize that our moderators are everyday people with lives and interests just like the rest of us. Because of this, I decided to have a chat with one of our favorite Senior Moderators, M_T_M, to try and...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 17, 2012 at 01:03 am · no comments

Games on XDA: Run, Pig, Run!

Platformers are a staple in modern gaming. From the old school games like Mario, to modern day powerhouses like Portal, platformers are beloved by all different walks of gamers. Capitalizing on this is XDA Member SnottyApps with his newest game, Run, Pig, Run! Run, Pig, Run! is a unique, 2D platformer that is currently in development. The developer, rather than just making it available to just a small group, has made it public and is constantly improving gameplay based on...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 15, 2012 at 10:00 am · 2 comments

Fireplace Market 2.0!

When it was first unveiled on the Portal a few weeks ago, Fireplace Market had started to turn some heads. Many feel that there is a need for an innovative, third-party marketplace for root users. All of the applications in Fireplace Market require root access, and are designed for advanced users. At the time of the original article, Fireplace was still in the initial stages of development. Not anymore! Fireplace Market 2.0 has hit beta phase and it's open for...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 14, 2012 at 10:00 am · 1 comment

Week 1 Field Report: HaRET, Hardware, and Tablets

Welcome to Field Report, I'm Jase Glenn and I'll be guiding you through this weeks latest innovations by some of the most creative developers in our community. Most of the articles we write about on the Portal have to do with a finished product. Field Report is a step in a different direction, where we discuss the latest innovations as they're happening, and the thoughts of the developers behind them. Transformer Prime First up is a hardware hack for the...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 12, 2012 at 04:00 pm · 178 comments

Time Lapse Camera App for Android

When it comes to Android, the creativity used in development knows no bounds. On a daily basis new, innovative applications are created that expand the capabilities of our phones. Rarely though, does an application expand the practicality of a device's camera and video capture systems like XDA Member maurrubio's app, Time Lapse. Designed to allow mobile cameras to take time lapse shots, the application features: • New native version written from scratch • Powerful rendering engine based on LibAV •...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 12, 2012 at 02:00 pm · no comments

Games on XDA: Money or Death

I've met very few people in this world who do not like money. It stands to reason then, that someone would create a game using greed to make a life or death decision; XDA Member coder1cv8 has done just that with his latest creation, Money or Death. Your objective is simple: get the money on the ground without being killed by the snake. According to coder1cv8 the game features: + great graphic and sound effects + realistic animation + this...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 12, 2012 at 10:00 am · 3 comments

exDialer: MIUI Styled Dialer for those Without

The most useful part of MIUI is by far the dialer, although without a MIUI ROM you'll never experience it. XDA Member cola.tin.com@gmail.com has decided to bring that piece of the pie to the rest of the world with his latest application, exDialer. exDialer takes all of the amazing functionality built into the MIUI dialer and expands upon it, while incorporating it into a standalone application. The app is: •Extra light weight, and smooth •Contact groups/favorites manager •T9 contact/calllog filter, which...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 11, 2012 at 06:00 pm · 45 comments

Statistics Calculator

Why shouldn't your smartphone also be an advanced calculator? XDA Member cgollner has decided to offer one up with his latest application, Statistics Calculator. Designed to be a full featured graphing and statistics calculator the application has: Statistics: - Sample size - Mean - Mode - Minimum - Maximum - Sum - Median - Variance - Standart deviation - 1st Quartile - 3rd Quartile - Outliers barrier - Lower "Whisker" - Upper "Whisker" - Outliers candidates Available graphs: - Bar...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 11, 2012 at 10:00 am · no comments

Robo Miner: Discover the Treasures

Diverse entertainment is key to avoiding monotony in our everyday routines. Too often we play games which are neither unique nor original. Fortunately for those of us who are bored with the mundane, XDA Member reiti.net has come to our aid with his latest game, Robo Miner. Robo Miner is a fresh twist on an old idea: mining puzzle games. You start at the ground level (the top in mining) and make your robot dig through the treacherous mine in...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 6, 2012 at 05:00 pm · no comments

CheapCheap: Saving Money, Android Style

In this day and age, most people enjoy saving money. Now there's an Android app that can assist you in doing just that. Known as CheapCheap, it's the brainchild of XDA Member alvintclam, and is designed to maximize value amongst purchases. The premise of the application is simple: $20 for 2 bottles of Coca-Cola (1L) $21 for 6 cups of Coca-Cola (355mL) Which one is more cheap? CheapCheap can help you to find the result easily!! Just only type in...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 4, 2012 at 04:00 pm · 151 comments

BubbleUPnP: Streaming Media Made Easy

In the mobile market, applications like Netflix and Pandora have brought streaming media to the forefront of our everyday use. Fully functional, mobile media server appplications though, are few and far between. BubbleUPnP looks to change that. Designed by XDA Senior Member bubbleguuum, BubbleUPnP is a fully functional UPnP/DLNA control point and a UPnP media renderer. Designed to allow streaming media to and from your Android device, BubbleUPnP allow you to: •stream music and videos from your UPnP/DLNA Media Server...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm · 6 comments

FX File Explorer: A More Intuitive Browsing Experience

As a smartphone user, one of the apps most used in my arsenal has to be my file explorer. The thing that bothers me about the existing browsers on the Market is not their quality or usability, but the fact that they lack a more intuitive interface that goes beyond just alphabetical order. XDA Senior Member tliebeck has invented a file explorer that has just what I was looking for. Called FX File Explorer, the app has a plethora of...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 3, 2012 at 07:00 pm · no comments

Bad Present Revenge: Vent Your Frustration

The holidays are a stressful time. Whether it's shopping for a Christmas gift or having to buy the perfect present for your beloved on Valentine's Day, we all have experienced the added pressure that these days bring to our life. XDA Member HellRaz3r has come up with a solution. It's called Bad Present Revenge, and it's a little game designed to ease the tension in your life through the calculated (or not so calculated) destruction of St Nicolas. According to...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 3, 2012 at 04:00 pm · no comments

360 Launcher: A Different Kind of Launcher

Many times in this world, products are developed in a specific country or language, and are unavailable to users outside of that area. It doesn't happen as often in the world of mobile applications, but is still an issue that we can face. XDA Senior Member melvinchng encountered the same issue. An official tester of the Chinese 360 Launcher, he decided to translate the launcher into English so that the members of XDA can enjoy it. The app is feature...

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Jase Glenn · Feb 3, 2012 at 02:00 pm · no comments

Answer by Call Gesture: Control Your Calls

Android is the embodiment of that state of constant innovation and customization. Features such as the color of your homescreen launcher, to the launcher itself can be changed and modified at will, so too how you answer calls (you remember that's what these are for, right?). You see XDA Member seneca88 has created an innovative way to screen your calls via gesture. The app is named (appropriately) Answer Call by Gesture and allows the user to customize how you answer...

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