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HD2 Android Development Section Now Available!

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Recently, Android development for the HTC HD2 has increased by leaps and bounds. At the beginning of this month, the first Android packages were released, and now it runs almost stable and fluid on the HD2. Because of the increase in Android development, we decided to add a new forum that specifically targets any subjects related to Android for the HD2. A lot of threads have already been moved to this new section, like the major discussion thread and the ‘Definitive Guide to Android on HD2‘.

We hope this will keep some overview of the whole discussion. Follow this link to jump to the new forum:
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Run Autosync at Custom Times with ShutUpBatterySaver

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If you find yourself trying to conserve the battery on your Android device, but still notice a battery drain, maybe you’d like to be able to control when your device Autosyncs.

XDA forum member wjax noticed that his Nexus One seemed to be suffering from a lot of battery drain, and after some testing, figured out that one of the most probable causes could be Autosync.

The dev’s idea was to be able to run Autosync at specified times only and also to monitor signal strength and disable APN if under a given threshold.  Originally starting out as a proof of concept, wjax has now released the application for free to the Market, also offering the function of linking Autosync to signal level.

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Minimal Matte Android Theme for Froyo/Eclair: Alpha Release

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This fragment of the intro of the Minimal Matte thread by XDA member shiftedx shows us the motive for him to start the theme:

Originally posted by shiftedx

I see all sorts of glossy themes and just way too over the top for my taste and I’m sure some of you guys as well.

The result: A minimal, clean theme without too much eye-candy. A concept that is known in the Windows Mobile theming world, but for general Android phones, there isn’t really such theme available yet. A reason for shiftedx to start this project was to deliver a clean theme for both Android 2.1 and 2.2, called ‘Minimal Matte’. The matte finish to all graphics, combined by the new font and refreshed colours, definitely makes the the. . . READ ON »

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Transparent Lock Screen Hack for Droid Eris and Hero CDMA

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With the Sense interface, HTC also added a custom lock screen to its Android devices. This Sense lock screen contains a lot of useful information without having to unlock device — appointments, missed calls, text messages, and more. However, there is still some information being left behind, which can only be viewed by unlocking the device. XDA member gohamstergo discovered that it would be so much better if you could glance at the home screen without having to perform any unlocking gestures.

Solution: Just make the lock screen transparent. In that way, the unlock functionality will remain the same, and you will still be able to see a lot more information. After “a bunch of trial and error”. . . READ ON »

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Detox Theme Ported To HTC Evo

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The HTC Evo is one of the best devices ever made, so it seems fair to have one of the best themes for it. Originally created by XDA member cubanaso and ported by XDA member Konikub, it manages to give the Evo a very clean white look for people who want something more simplistic.

This is a theme I found over in the Nexus forum. It originally came from a collection of Desire themes…and was ported to the Nexus. Now it is blessed to be sported on the HTC EVO! I haven’t made many changes from the original theme, aside from a few app “taskbar” icons…and a few other taskbar icons.
THIS IS BUILT FOR THE LATEST DAMAGE CONTROL 3.2.3 – AND WILL WORK ON THE NEW BETA VERSION OF FRESH THAT IS OUT!!

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Nexus One Theme With A Touch Of Pure Blackbar

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The Nexus One is a great device, and this theme is a very nice addition to it. The theme was made by XDA member willverduzco, who managed to create a decent looking theme with widgets, wallpaper, and a color scheme that will make your device seem like the best thing in the world.

The theme comes with a little information:

  • This MORPH is for CyanogenMod 6, and possibly earlier versions of CyanogenMod.
    Upon release of CM6 final, I will update this bar, if needed, and post the new version here.
    This MORPH is heavily based on the HTC Desire Notification Bar. My goal was to create a bar that was PURE BLACK, instead of the gradient bar that the HTC Sense devices have. Additionally, I created a new, more streamlined notificati
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Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with Killer Instinct Soundboard

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One of the many types of apps available for Android are soundboards, which are in essence recollections of sounds from different sources like movies, games, TV shows, among others. XDA member XaviorPenguin has just released the second version of his own soundboard. The dev thought that Nintendo’s ever popular fighting game Killer Instinct was famous enough to deserve its own. Most of the sounds  from the first game are in there including the different levels of combo chains, character names, and the ever popular “C-C-C-Combo Breaker!”

Very simple UI and good quality of sound bites, make this app a must have for old fans of the game.

Searching the Android Market, I had found Soundboards f

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Deluxe Moon Updated And Released For Android

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One of the most gorgeous Application for Windows Phone seems to have made its way to Android, and now the users can know what’s up with the moon. The application was just recently released by XDA member LifewareSolutions, and keeps most of the same aspects of the Windows Phone variant.

Deluxe Moon v1.24 Release Notes

  • Touch the Moon: now you can change moon phases by sliding your finger on the Moon.
  • Added Tropical/Sidereal Zodiac option.
  • Added 24 and 12 hour time format option.
  • Moon phases are shown as seen from the northern or southern hemisphere.
  • Corrected manual location for southern hemisphere

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Droid X Multi-Touch Keyboard Now Ported To HTC Aria

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Having an easy to use keyboard makes the difference when you are considering replying to the message received from your best friend. Well, it seems the HTC Aria users do not have to make that hard choice anymore thanks to XDA member jasonyump. This amazing new keyboard from the new Droid X for Verizon has been making its way across all Android devices, and the Aria just recently received the software.

The improvements are not too significant, but it seems many are in love with it and its multi-touch support.

Tested On Stock Rooted Rom And Liberated Rom.
works great!

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