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mic_888 · Mar 30, 2010

APKTool v0.9.2 – Re-engineer apk files

APKTool v0.9.2 is a tool developed by XDA member Brut.all for re-engineering third party Android apps. It can be used for localising, or adding features for custom platforms - it is not intended for piracy and other illegal uses. Originally posted by Brut.all Helping with some repetitive tasks Decoding resources to nearly original form Updating resource IDs contained in app code after resources repackaging Many apps supported Smali, baksmali and Android resources built-in Currently APKTool only runs on Linux, but...

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mic_888 · Mar 22, 2010

SetCPU for Android Root Users

SetCPU is a useful 'on the fly' clocking tool for Android root users developed by coolbho3000.  SetCPU has been around since April 2009 and has been receiving regular updates. It will work with rooted Android devices only on 1.5 (Cupcake), 1.6 (Donut) and 2.0/2.1 (Eclair). Supported devices include (but are not limited to) HTC Dream, Magic, Hero, Motorola Droid and Nexus One with landscape support.  For ease of use, coolbho3000 has included an autodetect option where SetCPU selects the relevant...

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mic_888 · Mar 21, 2010

GDE Home Replacement for Android

GDE or Graphical Desktop Environment is an alternative desktop for Android.  Developed by rogro82, GDE was released in October 2009 and has rapidly accumulated a large following and is now at v 0.3.0.1. It features up to 7 homescreens with some funky transition effects such as the cube (see screenshot) with full 360 degree rotation, stretching or fading, including the option of endless scroll and extra widgets written on rogro82's own GDE framework.  GDE does not replace the original launcher...

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