ANDROID 2.0/2.1 (ECLAIR) Posts on XDA

Add Physics to your Homescreen with Node

We have featured several LiveWallpapers on the Portal in the past---everything from Mario dashing through the different worlds in his game and Tetris pieces falling and accommodating themselves to Androids falling on your screen and bouncing around as you move your device. However from time to time, we come across some wallpapers so interesting that...

Play with Your Food with Garden Troopers

If you are looking for a recipe for fun, XDA Forum Member Dimmerg has a recommendation for you.  He recommends that you try his Garden Troopers dish. To make this delicious dish Dimmerg has made the following recipe.Ingredients1 (16 ounce) package frozen yogurt 2 large tomatoes, diced 2 large cucumber, peeled and diced 2 game modes, sliced 5 difficulties, julienned 10...

Enjoy your Favorite Anti-Root Apps Without Losing Root Completely

Normal development efforts around these parts tend to include hours upon hours of people trying to bypass securities added to our devices. The exploits found are normally turned into either temp or permanent roots for Android devices, and this happens to grant people with added functionality on their devices, the ability to run several apps...

Protect Your Data With Wifi Protector Wireless Security

For those of you who are worried about certain tools that sniff your data and prevent you from accessing a wifi network, you can defend yourself with this simple app from XDA forum member gurkedev.Wifi Protector is an Android security app especially designed to detect and prevent ARP poisoning attacks against your phone in Wifi...

Wind-Up Knight For Android

If you are a fan of adventure side scrolling games on Android devices, then you should not miss out on this wonderfully done game by XDA member TheOneBD. Wind-up Knight somewhat reminds us of Cordy, which is another Android game. In this one, you must guide your character through long levels where he will need to jump, dash,...

Claystone 3D Launcher Updated – Now With More 3D!

You may recall a few months back that we spoke about a new launcher/UI called Claystone, developed by XDA member claystoneinc. Well, the project didn't die, and in fact, it got better and better over the last few months. Just in case you don't recall, Claystone 3D is a panel-type UI, which allows you to put...

MineSweeper 3D For Android

Back in the early 90's, Curt Johnson cursed the entire world with a game so evil and so consuming that just looking at it would simply force you to spend hours of your busy day just playing it. In case you did not see the header of this article, I am talking about Minesweeper, which is one...

Get Your Jump On With Hungry Monkey

Fans of games like Doodle Jump and PapiJump may be interested to learn about XDA forum member mmlsw's new game, Hungry Monkey!Hungry Monkey is a fast paced tilt and jump game where the aim of the game is to hunt the MEGA banana.Your goal is to aim starving Mr. Monkey to eat as many bananas...

PowerBubble – Quality Bubble Level, Great Graphics

There are many spirit level applications around - for all OS's, probably because it's a good type of application for developers to have a first go at - and XDA forum member go goad's Bubble Level is just that.The dev states that it is his and a friend's first try in the Android Market, but...

Epic Audio Visualizer – New Live Wallpapers Added!

XDAer Metastable's Epic Audio Visualizer collection of sound-receptive live wallpapers has been enjoyed by many users since its release back in June. Correspondingly, Metastable has added several new wallpapers since, along with bugfixes and various optimisations across the wallpaper collection.Recent additions include Falling Object, Laser and Galaxy style visualisations. As with some of the stock Android...

Follow the Creation of a Live Wallpaper

Metastable, creator of the Epic Audio Visualizer live wallpaper collection, has recently decided to share some of the knowledge behind the developer's ingenious creations through a thread in which the steps of creating a new live wallpaper are detailed.While designing and creating a live wallpaper reproduction of Canadian musician Deadmau5's current concert set, Metastable thought...

Turn Your Android Device Into a Mouse With Mr. Mouse

We have seen some apps before like Blueput Droid, which can alow you to use your Android device as a touchpad, and this can be quite useful if you are out on the road with a laptop. However, there are many people who can't stand touchpads and for the most part need a mouse. What...