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Jimmy McGee · Oct 1, 2012

Xperia T Rooted and CM Ports, NVFlash on TF300, OTG + Charging for Xperia – XDA Developer TV

Want to keep track of all the wonderful development news that happened over the weekend here at XDA? XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone developments. Jordan mentions that the HTC Radar joins the Windows Phone 7.8 ROM club. Jordan mentions NVFlash for the Asus TF300. Jordan mentions simultaneous USB OTG and changing on some Xperia devices. In CyanogenMod 10 news Jordan mentions the unofficial release for...

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Jimmy McGee · Sep 28, 2012

Ubuntu on Transformer TF101, Unofficial CM10 Downloader, Official Jelly Bean for I9300 – XDA Developer TV

This has been another great week on the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone developments. Jordan mentions the issues with having the wrong fonts in Windows 7.8 ROMs causing problems and the AnyTAG Near-field communication app for Android. He also covers XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler's video Android Augmentation and Electronics Mod 101: Hacking a Relay into a Circuit, XDA Developer TV Producer azrienoch's Samsung,...

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Former Writer · Sep 25, 2012

CM10 Bluetooth Audio Fix for Transformer Prime, AT&T Note, and Perhaps Others

When it comes to source-built releases, there always seems to be that one glaring issue that lingers around long after the others are fixed. For instance, last year the EVO 4G developers had some trouble with getting WiMAX on CyanogenMod 7. Usually it is something minor like the camera or Bluetooth. Two devices that have struggled with this are the ASUS Transformer Prime and the AT&T Galaxy Note. The original mod for the Transformer Prime was created by XDA Forum...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Sep 19, 2012

Smooth Scroll, 30-step Volume, and On-Screen Controls for CM10 on Galaxy Ace

A couple of months back, we wrote about the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 getting an unofficial port of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based CyanogenMod 10. Meanwhile, the Jellaxy project has also brought another unofficial CM10 port to the device. While CM10 may seem to be "just right" for many of us, there is always room for improvement. XDA Senior Member King ACE has filled in some of that room by developing a mod that adds several features to CM10 running for the Ace. The features...

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Jimmy McGee · Sep 17, 2012

Test an Android RPG, Google Tool Ports Android Apps to iOS, CM10 for Xoom – XDA Developer TV

This has been another eventful weekend at the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone developments. Jordan talks about the news of a new RPG Alpha needing beta testers. Jordan mentions the Google Tool to port Android Apps to iOS. Jordan mentions the comprehensive guide to Github. In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan mentions the official nightlies for the Motorola Xoom. Also, mentioned are the...

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Conan Troutman · Sep 16, 2012

Official CM10 Nightlies Now Available for the Motorola Xoom

It's time for another CM10 for [insert device here] post. This however is not just any old device. It's the Motorola Xoom, the Honeycomb lead device---a tablet that's stood the test of time. It also happens to be this author's tablet of choice, which is why I'm pretty excited. A highly optimized and tweaked build of Android 4.1 has been available for the Xoom (WiFi Wingray, 3G Everest, 4G Stingray) for a while now thanks to the fantastic work of...

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Former Writer · Sep 16, 2012

Unofficial CyanogenMod 10 Port for the Atrix 2

Of all the devices that have gotten official and unofficial ports to Ice Cream Sandwich, there aren't many that had a worse time than the Motorola Atrix 2. What has been called the dreaded ICS leak of 2012 by members of the Atrix 2 sub-forum community, the initial leak left many users with bricked devices or devices that could be bricked at any time. Thankfully, that's all over now, and this time the Atrix is getting some Jelly Bean goodness...

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Former Writer · Sep 14, 2012

Unofficial CM10 Hits the Transformer TF700

As we near the end of the season and OEMs are finally starting to catch up to our Jelly Bean development, the unofficial ports of Jelly Bean have begun to slow down. Mostly because (nearly) every conceivable device is already running it. However, when a popular ROM hits a device, it can still be a big deal. A prime example is the ASUS Transformer TF700, also known as the Infinity, which received an unofficial CM10 port. When we first started...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Sep 8, 2012

New CM10 Messaging Brings Message Popups, Revamped Notifications

The CyanogenMod project is known for adding extensive features not available in stock Android. Recently, a new version of the Messaging app appeared in CyanogenMod 10 nightlies. The app boasts new message pop-ups and revamped notifications, and adds gesture support for quickly responding to texts using predefined templates. (more…)

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David Watt · Sep 6, 2012

Epic 4G Receives Official CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies

We recently reported on the growing number of devices receiving CyanogenMod 10 nightly builds. We can now add another device to this list. XDA Recognized Developer CMTeamEpic brings the Samsung Epic 4G to the exclusive group. Considering the Epic 4G originally shipped with Android 2.1 Eclair,  receiving official CM10 nightlies is a very nice bonus for the device. The ROM itself is highly functional with only a few known issues: Headset mic is not working. Phone may enter deep sleep while on a wall charger...

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Former Writer · Sep 5, 2012

Xperia Acro S Receives CM9 and CM10

Just a short time ago we brought you news that the Acro S was rooted. As the only Android phone out there that can swim, that's great news. However, that is not all that developers had in store. With the device rooted, developers could get started on creating the things that make XDA go 'round, including ROMs, kernels, hacks, mods, and others. As a result, the Sony Xperia Acro S now has CyanogenMod 9. Not impressed? Okay, it also received...

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David Watt · Sep 2, 2012

Milestone 2 Receives Both CyanogenMod 9 And 10

A few days ago, we reported on the Motorola Droid impressively receiving a working Jelly Bean ROM. The Droid's GSM successor, the Motorola Milestone 2 has now followed suit and been given a number of recent updates in the form of CyanogenMod 9 and CyanogenMod 10. XDA Senior Member tezet started an Alpha version of CyanogenMod 9 several months ago in order to give users a taste of CM9 on their Milestone 2. Though labelled an alpha build, a large number of the standard...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Sep 2, 2012

Install CM10 with Google Apps on Samsung Galaxy Mini

The Samsung Galaxy Mini has recently received Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean in form of an unofficial port of CyanogenMod 10 by XDA Senior Member TheWhisp. While the ROM seems to be working fine for those who have given it a shot, there is a problem. Due to the device having limited internal memory, there isn't enough storage space left on the /system partition after installing CM10 to be able to install Google Apps. This can be a major issue for many,...

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Haroon Q. Raja · Sep 2, 2012

nAa JB Kernel and MiniCM10 ROM for the Xperia X8

Ever since the release of Jelly Bean source code to AOSP, ports for various devices have been popping up frequently. Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 owners waiting to get a stable build of Jelly Bean on their devices need wait no longer, as  nAa Jelly Bean kernel and MiniCM10 ROM bring the latest version of Android and CyanogenMod 10 to their devices. Developed by XDA Recognized Developer nobodyAtall, the nAa custom Jelly Bean Kernel prepares your X8 for Jelly Bean ROMs by...

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David Watt · Sep 1, 2012

Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich on the HTC Hero

Way back in 2009, HTC released their third Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. The device shipped with Android 1.5 (Cupcake) or 2.1 (Eclair). Yes, that's how long ago it was! In it's day, it was a very popular device here on XDA, attracting a good number of developers. But as with all older devices, it has since slipped by the wayside and has become somewhat forgotten. For most people, that is. Within the last few months, both the CDMA and...

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Jimmy McGee · Aug 31, 2012

Jelly Bean on OG Droid and Verizon Galaxy Nexus, Control Your Android With Your Desktop! – XDA Developer TV

This has been another great week at the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep you updated. Jordan talks about remotely controlling your Samsung device with your desktop computer. Jordan mentions the other great video released this week be other XDA Developer TV Producers. Azrienoch released his discussion about the Sony Xperia S being added to the Android Open Source Project, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler released his Verizon Samsung Galaxy...

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Ian Stacy · Aug 30, 2012

SimplyTapp NFC Payment System Debuts with CyanogenMod 9.1

While CyanogenMod 10 becomes the norm for many cutting-edge device, it appears that CyanogenMod 9.1 still has a trick up its sleeve when it debuts. In an industry first, CyanogenMod (a community-maintained Android ROM that isn't directly affiliated with the AOSP) has partnered with NFC cloud-based payment company SimplyTapp to produce a new method of paying for real goods and services with NFC-capable devices. Much like Google Wallet, Google's NFC payment system, SimplyTapp allows users of NFC capable devices (flashed...

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Ian Stacy · Aug 30, 2012

Three HTCs and a Samsung Walk into a (CM10) Bar…

The CyanogenMod crew has added four new devices to their officially supported lineup. This is exciting news, considering the popularity of the devices in question. These four flagship-status devices are some of the most widely-used phones on the market today. The list of devices and maintainers is as follows: HTC One XL (evita) maintained by XDA Recognized Developer h8rift HTC One S (ville) maintained by XDA Forums Member intervigil and XDA Senior Member xkonni HTC EVO 4G LTE (jewel) maintained by XDA...

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Former Writer · Aug 28, 2012

Learn How to Build CM10 on the Nexus 7

When Jelly Bean source was first released, XDA members wasted no time putting it on anything and everything. This was also helped immensely by a guide by XDA Recognized Developer dastin1015 to help users learn to compile Jelly Bean. As Jelly Bean has become more commonplace around here, more device specific guides have been writte. Among the latest is a guide to compile CyanogenMod 10 for the Nexus 7. The tutorial comes in a Google Document shared by XDA Recognized...

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Jimmy McGee · Aug 24, 2012

Multi-User Android GUI, Google (Motorola) Sues Apple! – XDA Developer TV

This has been another great week for mobile development. XDA Developer TV Producer, and Level 14 half-elf wizard with a +5 staff of news summarizing, Jordan casts his spell of news gathering to keep you in the know. Jordan talks about the latest news in the mobile patent wars. Jordan mentions all the wonderful XDA Developer TV episodes from this week including Lance's first episode of How to Build a Windows Phone App, Erica's discussion of tempered and Gorilla glass,...

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