ANDROID 1.6 (DONUT) Posts on XDA

Augmented Reality Navigation comes to Android

If you've been impressed with the recent augmented reality apps for Android but have not found much use for them, you might want to take a look at Wikitude Drive.Posted by XDA forum member djbrutale, Wikitude Drive is the first navigation system based on augmented reality for your Android device!Developed by Mobilizy Research & Development...

Kitchen Timer App for Android

If you are looking for a timer that is just a timer - not a stopwatch, not an alarm, but just a timer, then check out this little application by XDA forum member JD82.It's a simple clean kitchen timer.  Easy to use and easy to read. Originally posted by JD82:Close the app without stopping the timers. Presets...

Superuser App Gets Refreshed

So XDA forum member ChainsDD decided it was time the original superuser app written back in 2008 got a new look and some new features.Originally written by XDA member Koush, the Superuser app allows specified applications to get root when authorised. The program works with any application that uses su - no special code or support...

Myn Warm Donut for Vogue RLS5 Released!

After much speculation regarding the release date, the latest installment on one of the best available ports of Android 1.6 (Donut) for the Vogue / Kaiser / Polaris has been released. Xda Member myn has released a much anticipated version of this OS, which includes among other things increased speed, stability, and a myriad of...

Spy Camera App on your Android device

XDA forum member w00yee has developed 'a better spy camera app' for Android devices.If you're in a situation where you really need to take a photo of someone/something, and just don't need them to know,  then you can use CallCam Spy v2.3 to help you do so.Originally posted by w00yee:Very fake incoming call interface, making...

New Android Build With Sense 2.1 Available for Vogue

Last week I wrote an article about xda member incubus26jc, and how he is helping Vogue owners to mod their Donut builds with additional Widgets, as well as skinning them by mixing and matching components. He's back with something new and refreshing for the Vogue. Based on the work by xda member mssmison, he's released...

Hubroid v1.3 – a GitHub app for Android

XDA forum member eddieringle has created a GitHub app for Android. Hubroid allows you to search Repositories and Users, show Watched Repositories, show Followers/Following, Commit Log , Repository Network Listings, Public/Private Activity Feeds all in a neat application on your Android device (currently optimized for Android 1.5 cupcake and 1.6 donut). Originally posted by eddieringleChangelog:v1.3:Ability...

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.allHelping with some repetitive tasks Decoding resources to nearly original form Updating resource IDs contained in app...

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,...

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...