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Former Writer · May 13, 2012

Save Battery on the One S with an Auto Brightness Patch

With the release of new devices, comes the age-old rigmarole of coming up with tweaks and modifications. Most devices will at least get some performance-enhancing mods. And since we've all come to accept the sad fact that the manufacturer specified battery life generally overrated, regardless of platform, we undoubtedly see battery-saving tweaks as well. With that, one of the tried and true ways of helping out your battery life is to lower the screen brightness. Since the display generally takes...

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Former Writer · May 9, 2012

All-in-One Toolkit for HTC One X, One S, myTouch 4G Slide, Amaze 4G, Rezound, and Vivid

Tool kits are often one of the most useful things a user will ever download. They usually let users efficiently perform a variety of tasks including acquiring root, installing a custom recovery, and flashing various development work ranging from ROMs to kernels. In other words, it lowers the entry cost for new users, and allows even the more experienced users to enjoy easy flashing. Now, thanks to XDA Recognized Developer hasoon2000, there are a variety of tool kits for many HTC...

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Former Writer · Apr 15, 2012

Tutorial For HTC One S Root, Unlock, Recovery, and ROM Flashing

Getting a new Android phone can be as daunting as it is exciting. However, the new technology, the newest versions of Android and OEM skins, and the superior hardware are just the beginning of the fun. The next step is unlocking the bootloader, rooting the device, getting recovery, and finding a new favorite ROM. It can take awhile even for advanced users to find the methods to do all these things. For owners of the HTC One S, the relevant...

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David Watt · Mar 13, 2012

Virtuous Team Brings HTC One S Port to the HTC Sensation and HTC Evo 3D

The HTC Sensation and HTC Evo 3D were recently treated to an eagerly anticipated Sense 4.0 port by Virtuous development team. These ports were based on the leaked HTC Endeavor RUU, meaning a lot of widgets and apps had to be resized, due to the difference in screen resolution between the two devices and the HTC Endeavor (now known as the HTC One X). Today, on behalf of the Virtuous development team, Recognized Developer mdeejay brings us the first custom ROM for these two...

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orb3000 · Mar 13, 2012

HTC One S RUU Leaked

HTC news probably won't stop until we get our hands on the appetizing new HTC One line. By now we have have already heard a few things about the flagship One X, and now thanks to XDA Forum Member TMartin, we have a leaked RUU for the HTC One S. While this may  not inherently be useful, as the device has not yet been released, the leaked RUU opens the door for ROM chefs to start making magic. Undoubtedly, we will...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 12, 2012

Forums Added for the HTC One X, One XL, and One S

Remember the HTC One product line that we examined during our time at MWC? Now as their launch dates creep ever closer, we are giving the product family a home on our forums. All three high-end devices are poised for flagship status, fusing premium internals and top-notch build quality. The HTC One X features a 1.5 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, a 4.7″ 720p Super LCD2 display, 32 gigs of storage, and a full gig of RAM. The HTC One XL offers...

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