pstevep

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pstevep · May 25, 2012 at 05:00 am · 271 comments

Root Achieved on the EVO 4G LTE

The EVO 4G LTE has only been in users' hands a few hours, and there is already a root method. We all were a little nervous after that whole US Customs debacle that delayed shipment for everyone who pre-ordered. There was even worry among end users who were afraid that the delay would hurt development. Have no fear EVO 4G LTE users, the first (albeit small) step in the quest for a full-blown unlocked device has happened. Everyone can thank XDA...

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pstevep · May 9, 2012 at 07:00 am · 2 comments

Updated Adreno 220 ICS GPU Driver Speeds Up 2D Rendering

With Ice Cream Sandwich quickly spreading across Android devices like wildfire right now, new drivers for the Adreno 220 GPU found in the Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 have surfaced. These drivers can potentially lead to improved 2D UI rendering performance in ICS and, of course, increased benchmark scores. XDA Senior Member gjcamp has produced recovery-flashable update.zip files that work across multiple devices with this hardware. Every phone running the Adreno 220 from the HTC Evo 3D to a couple variants of the Samsung Galaxy S2...

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pstevep · Apr 20, 2012 at 02:00 pm · no comments

Collaborative Guide Helps Users Modify and Theme

Have you ever been in one of the numerous "Post Your Home Screen" threads here on XDA and wondered how someone accomplished that screen that just totally blows your mind? Or perhaps you were browsing mycolorscreen.com, admiring the artistic beauty presented there, and thought "I wonder how they did that?" Maybe you are just one of those people who likes to tinker with your phone and has crazy ideas about what your phone could do visually, but is afraid to ask/share...

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pstevep · Apr 17, 2012 at 07:00 pm · no comments

Fix Your Compile Errors on Sense 4.0 Framework-res.apk

Have you just rooted your brand new HTC One X? Are you are ready to break in and turn it into the custom beast that you have always dreamed of? Have you gone so far as decompiling your framework-res.apk and altering a few .XMLs? Maybe  you even added a custom toast_frame.9.png? Once you start the recompile process, you are unfortunately met with a host of errors. After taking a breath and resisting the urge to destroy your computer, you try...

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pstevep · Apr 14, 2012 at 05:30 am · no comments

Learn to Make a Skin for Sense 3.0

There are many mixed feelings regarding HTC Sense. Some people really love it, and some people absolutely hate it. There are even those who think it's just mediocre. Wherever your preferences may fall, you still probably enjoy making your Sense look unique. Because let's be honest, who wants their phone to look like everyone else's? That is why we are here on XDA---to make these devices look and behave amazingly. As anyone running Sense knows, you can download a skin...

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