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Jimmy McGee · Sep 27, 2013

Easier Chromecast Rooting/Modding, LOLCODE for Android, Half Life on Windows RT – XDA Developer TV

Update: The video is now online! We're very sorry for the inconvenience! You can now root your Google Chromecast easily with FlashCast if you have the correct firmware. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an article about generating NVflash blobs for the original Nexus 7 and other ASUS tablets and news about Pie Controls for all devices running Froyo and newer. Jordan talks...

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Jimmy McGee · Aug 12, 2013

Nexus 7 BACK in AOSP, Sony Open Sources Xperia Z Ultra and M, HTC One X+ Gets Android 4.2.2 – XDA Developer TV

Just a few days ago, the Internet was exploding over the fact that the Nexus 7 (2013) lacked factory images. Well, that's changed; the driver binaries and factory images are now available. That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week's news is an article about Sony opening sources to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra and the Sony Xperia M and news that the HTC One X+ has gotten...

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ElCondor · Mar 8, 2012

Full, Permanent Root for Acer Iconia Tab A100 on ICS

It has taken a while for the development community to come up with full, permanent root for the Iconia Tab, but now it's there. In collaboration with vdsirotkin from 4PDA.ru, XDA member ZeroNull recently unveiled his one-click root utility which allows for functions many users have been long been waiting for, such as read/write permission. The script can be run either from a Windows or Linux computer, and looking at the instructions, it seems to be a pretty painless process. The feedback is...

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Former Writer · Feb 6, 2012

Root Script for the Acer Iconia Tab A100

The first thing users usually look for after the glory that is first root is the user friendly root method for those who aren't comfortable with ADB, command prompt or the terminal. For those toting the Acer Iconia Tab A100, you now have one of those user friendly methods at your disposal. XDA Senior Member crossix has put together a nifty script that will undergo the root process automatically without much more than a quick terminal emulator command from the...

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Former Writer · Jan 27, 2012

Build.prop Mod for Acer Iconia Tab A100 Adds Market Compatibility and Performance Tweaks

The Acer Iconia Tab A100 may have been superseded by the newer Acer Iconia A500, but thanks to the works of developers like crossix the aging tablet isn't on its last legs just yet. If you happen to own an Iconia Tab A100 and want to try this mod, it's highly recommended by crossix that you back up your original in case anything goes wrong, but otherwise the mod is pretty powerful and simple to use. It is a list...

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