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Harness The Power of OCD on Your Android Smartphone’s OC

If you're anything like the rest of us ORDers, you're a fan of XDA forum member coolbho3000's wonderful SetCPU utility. However, while SetCPU lets you create and specify over-clocking profiles, the list of profile entry conditions is a bit sparse.Luckily, Android's many automation utilities excel at creating and executing condition-based commands. Using Tasker as his reference, XDA forum...

CM7 Now Available for Tattoo

It seems that the infamous Gingerbread CM7 rom keeps on making its way through the world of mobile devices. Recently, the Epic 4G received the honor of joining the group of devices capable of running this rom. Now, thanks to the efforts of XDA member KalimochoAz, one of the first Android devices joins the CM7-GB...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 28

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: Has anyone successfully used the "in store network" on their Nook Color, rooted or otherwise? [Question originally seen in the Nook Color General section.] A: Yes, it should work....

Xoom Gets Overclocked!

If you have seen any videos regarding the Motorola Xoom, you know that it already is quite fast and that its dual core processor packs quite a punch. As we have a bad tendency to make fast things even faster, you will be happy to hear that your Xoom is just about to go warp...

Control Your Android Processor Frequencies With “No Frills”

We all know about and love SetCPU. Being able to control the frequencies of the processor either beyond or below its intended usage is a wonderful thing. However, not everyone knows how to use it or understands the profile creation process. With this in mind, XDA member hrk has released his own clocking app, which...

Fix the Froyo Lag in Your Streak

XDA member smokku provides all Streak users with an answer for the reported lag and overall lousy performance of the Froyo stock update. The dev provided us with a few files and a simple process to speed up the device and make it perform like it should. There have already been various reports of  higher...

Let the Kernels Roll In for the G2

Bound to happen, although we didn't expect it this soon. Now that the G2 is a fully flashable device, one can only count the minutes until the first roms and kernels hit the fora. It didn't take long for XDA member coolbho3000 to release one with his own flavor to the wild. You may know...

10 Apps for Your Rooted Android Device

XDA member crazyboy_beggar has put together a fantastic list of apps for your rooted Android device. The list showcases the "10 best apps for your device", if it is missing any apps you think would've been mentioned then feel free to post in the thread. Here are some of the top 10:Superuser SetCPU Terminal Emulator Quick boot DroidWallAnd a few others....

HTC Vision (G2) Successfully Overclocked to 1.42 GHz!

XDA member coolbho3000, who brought us the joy of SetCPU, comes bearing gifts for owners of the new T-Mobile G2 (aka HTC Vision). The device is underclocked to 800 MHz from factory (equipped with a Snapdragon processor, so it should be able to reach at least 1 GHz). However, after a lot of tweaking and...

Tweaks for Superb Battery Life in EVO

If you are an EVO user, you are probably aware of a little problem that haunts this device. Battery with most roms is less than optimal. There have been many roms, kernels, and theories that have managed to increase this important aspect of our devices (lower brightness, turn off data/GPS if you are not using...

Samsung Captivate Over-Clocked to 1.2 GHz

Most people love their brand new Galaxy devices from Samsung and Captivate owners are not the exception. However, being in the tradition that is XDA, everything can be better. This pushed XDA member blackjackboy as well as other devs including AJerman, to created a new kernel for these devices that would make things run better on...

How to Save Battery While Running Android on HD2 (Leo)

With the arrival of Android builds for the HTC Leo, we have seen that battery consumption is a problem not solved yet. XDA member Shatterv2 wrote a complete "how to" guide with tips to save battery. Using SetCPU, which is an application for over/under clocking devices, and following the steps provided by the developer, your battery...