You've probably seen or installed modified applications, be it a patched dialer for your resolution or a custom WhatsApp version with added features. How do developers do that, though? A lot of the time, the applications' source code isn't even available, so how does it all work? We'll see that first, then take a look at a new tool that aims to make the process much easier, and finally compare it to the popular Xposed framework to see how they...
Personalize Your Battery Meter With a Dash of Honeycomb
Suffering from a little H.E.S, otherwise known as Honeycomb-Envy Syndrome? Already instaled XDA member haxzamatic‘s wonderful Honeycomb theme but just need some final touch to make things perfect? If so, XDA member ThunderStick has your back. Using the Ultimate Online Theme Creator by XDA member avreen, ThunderStick has created a new Honeycomb-inspired battery gauge for the Nexus One GRI40 update, which can be flashed in your custom recovery of choice. In order to not leave anyone out, he has also created a Metamorph theme for users of other ROMs and/or phones, which of course would be applied through Metamorph by our own XDA moderator Stericson.
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With more and more OEMs ditching SD cards on their flagships, cloud storage is becoming even more important in the mobile world. Services like Dropbox and Google Drive have already become widely adopted by the majority of smartphone users, but is cloud storage ready to replace external storage? Let us know your thoughts below.
When the first reports of the M9 overheating came to light, many forum users began a collective joke-round calling the phone a popcorn machine, a grill, and other unoriginal remarks that we’ve seen with every device that presents sign of overheating, from gaming consoles to graphics cards. In this sense, the internet is not very inventive, and the cycle of rehashed jokes re-surfaces on different products every year or so. This time it was the M9’s turn and it was...