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Dr. Ketan or How I Learned to Stop Waiting & Flash the ROM

The Lollipop update rollouts bombed. This shouldn’t be news to those of you who have been tracking the progress of many Android devices, but for the most part, Lollipop adoption has been a rollercoaster of broken promises and disappointment for many Android users. This is not to say that many of you didn’t get Lollipop...

ICS Walkman Port for the 2011 Sony Xperia Lineup

In the past, we brought you news of the ICS Walkman app port to a couple of devices and the Walkman app ported to MDPI Xperia phones running Gingerbread. With the popularity of the Walkman port growing, so too is the number of devices it is ported to. With the Gingerbread port already solidly in place, the...

Modded Xperia S Music Player Shows Up for Other Xperia Devices

It can be said without exaggeration that the Sony Xperia S has been one of the best Android devices ever when it comes to porting its software to other Android devices. Xperia S ports are simply everywhere, and range from a few applications to, in some cases, full blown ROMs. It seems as though nearly everyone...

Workaround For Flash’s Low FPS on Asus Transformer

Quite possibly, one of the only annoyances that plagues the Honeycomb stock browser is its inability to properly use its full 30 fps potential on flash videos. At least, this seems to be the case for a few custom roms in certain devices like the Asus Transformer. After doing a bit of looking around, XDA...

BBC iPlayer for Android

XDA member ADeadlySpoon let us know about the release of the BBC iPlayer for Android devices. The player will allow streaming of BBC TV and radio content and include many of the features from the desktop version, which include series stacking, live TV, and radio streaming. The player is working on Android 2.2 and up...

myPlayer – Live TV / On Demand streaming updated WM/Android

XDA member FryWalker presents an updated version of myPlayer for Windows Mobile devices, with it you can have access to Live TV and On Demand content directly without using your browser. The new version 2.0 lets you choose your own media player (CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended) and includes features like full streaming integration, live TV...

MyPlayer Updated To V.88b For UKians

MyPlayer was one of my favorite application back in the days of Hulu support, but even without this, users can still enjoy some BBC shows. The popular Windows Mobile application has now gone Android thanks to XDA member FryWalker, and it still keeps some of the good features we all love, without the bugs we...

BBC iPlayer Updated

If you´ve been following development of BBC iPlayer, this major update will be of your liking. XDA member FryWalker incorporated the option to watch all the latest Soccer highlights from World Cup. The dev also added an option to keep the device awake while downloading. CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended as default player. As in previous versions,...

myPlayer – BBC iPlayer / Hulu / 5OD / MSN / SBS

For those who want to have access to BBC player among others without using flash player, this is a good option to watch videos and content. Member FryWalker presents his updated latest version: 1.280. Originally posted by FryWalker A light-weight application that provides access to BBC iPlayer, Hulu, Four On Demand, Five On Demand, MSN Video and SBS...

New ROM upgrade WM6.1 21127 v2.0 for Universal

Member thingonaspring made an important upgrade to his WM6.1_21127 v2.0 ROM for Universal A lot has changed for this version, that's why it's jumped a bit to v2.0.The kitchen's been rebuilt extensively to support bepe's platformrebuilder. The new kitchen adds the following handy features :-- includes a proper XIP kitchen that re-cooks the XIP section on...

A Personal Perspective of Android and India

If you are a follower of Android-related news, you may have noticed a rather stark increase in the attention of the big Android players towards the Asian market, specifically India and China. China is being predominant with its manufacturing efforts which range from mobile components like SoCs and displays, all the way to phones which...

Opinion: Android Is Its Own Worst Enemy for Updates

XDA users are no doubt familiar with the common complaint on Android over the delays on updates reaching their phone. Users are often seen eagerly awaiting the latest security update to protect them from something like Stagefright, or waiting on the next point-revision to fix some AOSP bugs. And, once a year or so, users...