Posts From David Watt

Physics Fun with Gravity Pro

With so many games available for Android,  be it tower defence, disgruntled feathered creatures or chopping up fruit; it can be difficult to find something original that requires a little bit of thought. Some may enjoy randomly tapping the screen just to pass the time on their coffee break, but others might like to use a...

Fleecey Fun with Opposite Sheep Checkers

Animals are making appearances in more games than ever before. If it's not a pig being attacked by a bird or a crocodile trying to take a shower, it's a platypus being beamed around in large glass tubes. Another game to continue this trend is Opposite Sheep, posted by XDA Forum Member lildoskers. This is a game that...

Tiny Apps Suite of Five Useful Floating Utilities

A large number of so-called floating apps have been popping up on the Google Play store of late. Even some smartphone manufacturers have been busy creating their own takes on these apps, most notably Sony with their Small Apps.XDA Forum Member wutk3ksHD has come up with his own floating app creation. Tiny Apps is a suite of...

Auto Wallpaper Updates with Gainos Fresh Wallpapers

There are a number of Android apps available that manipulate your wallpaper in some way, be it changing colours or updating it from images stored on your phone. Some apps take it one step further. Gainos Fresh Wallpapers, developed by XDA Forum Member alinium_, is one such app.Gainos Fresh Wallpapers will automatically update your device's wallpaper at a predetermined interval....

Deblur Those Dodgy Photos with DeblurIt

With nearly all new smartphones having one or even two built-in cameras, and a vast array of online photo hosting websites, the amount of photos being taken by the average smartphone user is increasing every day. Given the camera inside a smartphone generally isn't of professional quality, a large number of photos taken from a phone...

All-in-One Android Housekeeping with Clean Master

Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that the developer of this app was in violation of forum rules. As such, we have removed both the application and its creator from XDA.With constant ROM flashing, installing and uninstalling apps, modifying themes, and tweaking systems, Android smartphones can collect a large number of redundant files over time. And unless you know exactly...

Motorola Droid RAZR Receives Unofficial CyanogenMod 10.1

CyanogenMod 10.1 has been spreading like wildfire across the XDA forums, mainly in the form of unofficial ROMs. The latest device to receive a CM10.1 ROM is the Motorola Droid RAZR.XDA Recognized Developer Hashcode put together what is currently an alpha release of CyanogenMod 10.1. The staple functions of device, phone, data, and WiFi are all functional,...

Jar of Beans Updated: Now with Root, Busybox, and More

Last month we reported on Jar of Beans, an impressive Android Emulator. At the time of writing, the emulator was still in it's infancy. Since then, the popularity of Jar of Beans has increased significantly, and it has gained an impressive user base  Spurred on by this extra attention, the developer, XDA Senior Member unrealmanu, has continued development and has made...

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 Hits the Sony Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners can start to get excited, as the device now has a CyanogenMod 10 ROM, albeit in a very pre-alpha state. With only 384 MB of RAM and a single core 1 GHz CPU, the Xperia X10 is one of those devices you just don't expect to see running Android's latest 4.1 Jelly...

Root Transmission Roots Other Devices Using Your Phone

There are often numerous methods to root any given device. Some do it manually using ADB or terminal, some use one-click toolkits or custom root scripts. The trouble is, more often than not, these methods require the use of a computer.XDA Forum Member wchill developed another useful method that doesn't rely on having a computer. Root Transmission is an...

Create Android Status Bar Icon Sets With The Rom Fumbler

Mention Android customization, and most are bound to think of status bar icons. While they only take up a very small part of the screen, even the most minor change of status bar icons can completely change the appearance of a device. XDA Senior Member OlliG realizes just how effective these status bar icon changes can be, so...

Speed Up Game Clock Times with GMD Speed Time

We've all played those games where you're forced to wait around to let a particular scenario play out, whether it is waiting for crops to grow in farming games, or cities to grow in simulation games. And we've all just wanted to press an imaginary "fast forward" button in order to bypass these long delays.Contrary...