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Nook Color Gets ICS: Season Gets a Little Brighter

The tech world likes to operate on the bleeding edge. As new devices are released, the old ones are cast aside by OEM's, and receive little support beyond error fixes. The Nook Color is one such device. As arguably one of the best tablets of 2010, it has received no official announcement of upgrade to...

How to Get 12 Hours Battery Life on Droid RAZR

The uber-thin Motorola Droid RAZR, sold now on Verizon Wireless as an LTE phone and also as a worldwide unlocked GSM phone, claims to be able to get 12 hours of battery life. Achieving the full 12 hours is no easy task, and XDA member royalbloodvi has written a guide for RAZR owners who want to get...

Play With Voltages On Your Xperia Neo and Arc With SetXperia

There are several advantages on having a rooted device. One of them is that it allows you to install apps that would otherwise be barred by the device itself. The other advantage is that this allows you to do other fun things like making your device faster and/or more battery efficient. XDA member inteks has released a...

Turn your HTC Sensation Into a HTC Sensation XE

So, you just bought a Sensation and just when you get it on your hands, HTC announces an update. Well, don´t worry because XDA Recognized Developer mike1986. just cooked a new ROM based on the Sensation XE with Beats Audio technology, and moreover it comes overclocked to 1.5 GHz with real dual core support.Other nice...

Do You Have A Wave(Droid) And Would Like to Overclock It? Here Is How…

Well, it looks like development on the Samsung Wave is paying off rather nicely. In case, you haven't been following the Bada scene, developers have successfully ported Android 2.2 (Froyo) and slapped it on top of Samsung's proprietory OS in a project called Wavedroid. Well, now that Android is fully functional, tweaking efforts are underway....

First HTC Sensation ROM With Enabled Full Dual-Core Support

Do you know how dual core processors work? They contain two central processing units integrated into one circuit, just think of it as a four-lane highway as opposed to a two-lane one. Dual-core processors can handle twice as much data without making the processors themselves any faster.XDA Recognized Developer mike1986. presented today the first HTC...

Plan Your Routes For Future Meetings With This Tasker Profile

Tasker's quite the powerful little app, enabling such things as taking control of your CPU speeds and Texty notifications. Now XDA forum member and experienced Tasker tutorial writer brandall has put together a very useful guide aimed at displaying the route information and travel time required for your future meetings five minutes prior to departure.In the...

Asus Transformer Successfully Overclocked to 1.4 GHz… More to Come!

For those of you who were concerned that the ASUS Transformer was going to be a dead device because of the lack of development on its forums, you should drop by and check out some of the latest developments, particularly the latest, which is courtesy of XDA member netarchy. The dev has been working for a...

Rooting and Overclocking for Noobs – Chad Hughes – XDA TV

In Chad's newest episode of XDA TV, he talks about three important tools for those that are interested in rooting and overclocking their Android phone. He offers some pointers and tips that will be especially helpful to those that are new to the process. Click on to see the episode!

The Fast Gets Faster – SGS 2 Overclocked

Lots and lots of people worldwide are claiming the Samsung Galaxy S 2 as a fantastic piece of mobile technology. Slim, good looking, and packing quite a punch under the hood, some would even say that it is one of the best phones out there. Well, if there is one thing that is a universal...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 35

As part of our regular Q&A session here on the XDA-Developers portal, I'll be covering some questions and issues frequently seen here in the world of XDA.Q: I have a little headphone icon showing up in the system tray, and I have no idea why, or what exactly it means is happening. [Question originally seen in...

Keep Tabs on Your CPU’s Frequencies With CPU Spy for Android

If you are into playing with the settings that control the hardware and performance of your Android device, you are more than likely familiar with overclocking applications like SetCPU. Having said that, you probably have set a nice profile that would give you great performance as well as great battery life. However, do you know...