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Former Writer · Aug 13, 2012

First Modified Sense 4.1 ROM for the HTC One X

HTC made a promises to their customers that the One series line up wouldn't be neglected like their other devices have been. So far, they've been keeping up with their word, as the One series devices have gotten plenty of updates and have been promised Jelly Bean. Of course, it's perfectly normal to remain skeptical. Until official Jelly Bean release, though, it's up to developers to keep the firmware fresh. And for Sense phones, it doesn't get much more fresh...

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Former Writer · Aug 4, 2012

Soft Key Enabler for HTC One X Running Jelly Bean

Most development work as of late has revolved around getting Jelly Bean onto various devices. As the rush of new Jelly Bean releases slows down, there are more and more mods for Jelly Bean being released. Granted, most of these are patches or fixes to issues on ROMs, but there are a few out there that contain theme elements or other miscellaneous tweaks. Now, HTC One X users running Jelly Bean have one to enable soft keys and disable capacitive...

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Former Writer · Aug 3, 2012

CPU Boosting Application Makes Gaming on One X Even Better

A while back, we brought you news that the HTC One X wasn't handling quite performing as well as expected in gaming. There was a tutorial created that explained why the One X was having issues and how to fix them. At the time of its release, the tutorial had a couple of methods to improve gaming performance manually. Now, there is an application available that does it automatically. The application is called RENOVATE. Created originally by XDA Senior Member...

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Former Writer · Jul 19, 2012

Bootloader Customization Now Open to More S-Off HTC Devices

Not too long ago, we brought you news that allowed HTC EVO 4G LTE users to customize their bootloaders. The process was pretty cool, allowing users to make their bootloader look however they want---including making it look unhacked. After the initial project was released, users clamored for this to be made available to more devices. The requests were heard and responded to. Now, the plugin has been made available to make the bootloader customizer for a number of HTC devices....

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Former Writer · Jul 18, 2012

All-In-One Toolkit for the HTC One X

Toolkits have been popping up left and right on XDA recently, and for good reason. They are generally very helpful and give users the ability to use a plethora of tools within the confines of a single application. Typically, most toolkits include basic features such as gaining root access, flashing a custom recovery, and unrooting. Some, however, include much more than that. Now, the HTC One X has such a toolkit. The toolkit features range from common to unique and, based...

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Will Verduzco · Jul 12, 2012

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.2

Just about three months ago, we brought you news that the Team Win Recovery Project had received a massive update to version 2.1. April's release largely heralded the start of a new age in recoveries---where one would no longer have to deal with cumbersome menus, instead interacting with a very user-friendly GUI. It wasn't simply about the GUI either. In addition to bringing an unrivaled level of UI polish, TWRP 2.1 offered users many advanced features such as update.zip queuing, a basic...

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Former Writer · Jun 30, 2012

Fastboot Automation Tool for the International One X

Fastboot is one of the most powerful tools on any Android device. With it and ADB, you can literally flash, push, or pull anything from your rooted device. It is even useful for obtaining information that is otherwise difficult to get. Combine this functionality into the convenience of a one-click tool, and you've got a pretty solid piece of work that anyone should have. International HTC One X owners now have such a tool. XDA Forum Member TeAm HeX has...

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Former Writer · Jun 29, 2012

HTC One X Kernel Installer Makes Switching Kernels Easy

The most common way to install a kernel is to flash it in a custom recovery. There are a couple of notable exceptions, but otherwise the process is pretty straightforward. However, some users may fall to a common malady known as laziness. Now, HTC One X users have an easy way of switching kernels. XDA Senior Member maseo has created an installer for Windows PCs that will install a kernel from the computer instead of from recovery. While it unfortunately means that...

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FallenWriter · Jun 28, 2012

Jelly Bean Ported to the International One X

Developers these days are fast. Many flagship devices are rooted before they're even released to the general public for consumption. In the spirit of speed (and being amazing), XDA Senior Member tgascoigne has ported an initial release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the international version of the HTC One X! This very alpha release is based off of the GSM Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean image, and so far: Known issues •Wifi •Audio •Camera •Probably more Remember this is an...

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Former Writer · Jun 18, 2012

SmartSync for One X Fixes SmartSync Problem

By now everyone is aware of the HTC One X signal issues. What started as a grassroots movement here on XDA has blown up into users finding that they have an issue and coming together to do something about it. However, the hardware is not the only issue causing WiFi signal problems. There is also a software version causing much the same malady for HTC One X that is killing WiFi and data signal and not letting it come back....

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Former Writer · Jun 16, 2012

DSP Manager Brought to Galaxy S III and Possibly Many More

DSP Manager, the well known music equalizer application usually found in CyanogenMod ROMs, has made its way around as a standalone application for some time. While it's been around for a while, it's still one of the premier equalizer applications for Android and it's a welcome addition to any device. DSP Manager is now available on the Samsung Galaxy S III, and is possibly compatible with many, many other devices. Brought to the device by XDA Senior Member apascual89 from the HTC...

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Former Writer · Jun 14, 2012

HTC One X Gets Root for 1.85 While Supplies Last

The HTC One X has had its share of problems with some hardware issues and lawsuits. Along with the rough debut and hardware issues, another problem facing HTC One X users is rooting the latest firmware. The current method requires users to downgrade their firmware, then root. This process can take some time and can be potentially dangerous if something flashes incorrectly. The One X now has a root method for the 1.85 firmware, but users are advised to use...

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Former Writer · Jun 9, 2012

Hardware Fault Found in the HTC One X Causes Bad Signal

Following the release of HTC's flagship One series, owners have begun to notice some early inconveniences---things not working quite like they should, and the phone having issues with things that shouldn't be an issue. With the quality control of HTC already in question, XDA Senior Member bigoliver has decided to showcase one of the biggest hardware faults of the HTC One X. It's a pretty bad one too. Some One X users have been struggling with signal strength, particularly WiFi...

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Former Writer · Jun 8, 2012

How to Remove HTCLinkify Easily

For the unaware, HTCLinkify is an application on some HTC devices implemented to  bypass a US Customs import ban. Essentially, it changes the way HTC phones handle alphanumeric entries on-devices. Since then, developers and users alike have been dancing around whether or not to remove HTCLinkify. While it hasn't been removed in many ROMs yet, many users have requested its removal. With that in mind, XDA Senior Member AshtonTS posted a simple guide for the HTC Rezound to completely remove HTCLinkify. As...

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Former Writer · Jun 7, 2012

Mac-Based Bootloader Unlock and SuperCID Script for the AT&T and Rogers One X

Unfortunately, Mac users sometimes don't get the same amount of love as Windows and Linux fans when it comes to Android development. Tool kits, root methods, and other tweaks almost always start out as Windows- or Linux-based, leaving Mac users waiting, using virtual machines, or using their friends' computers. Fortunately, the most important methods and tools eventually see Mac releases. This is now the case for the AT&T and Rogers HTC One X, where the popular bootloader unlock and SuperCID script...

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Former Writer · Jun 4, 2012

EVO 4G LTE Dual Core Tweak Ported to One S, AT&T / Rogers One X

We recently brought you coverage of dual-core tweaks  for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. For those who don't remember, the modification boosted performance by forcing the device's second core to remain on at all times. Given the performance increases seen in certain situations, you would assume that this would be ported to its sibling devices featuring the same SoC. XDA Recognized Developer -viperboy- has done exactly this for users of the HTC One S. Once the One S users got in the...

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Will Verduzco · Jun 2, 2012

TWRP 2.1 Released for the AT&T and Rogers One X

Not too long ago, we reported on the AT&T and Rogers One X receiving a one-click root and bootloader unlock courtesy of XDA Forum Moderator and Recognized Developer kennethpenn. What do users inevitably want next? A nice, touch-based recovery, of course! The vast majority of our readers have either heard of or are currently using Team Win Recovery Project. For those who aren't familiar, please refer to our previous article covering the release of the touch-based version 2.1. In short, TWRP 2.1 delivers a completely touch-based and extremely...

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Former Writer · May 31, 2012

One-Click Tethering Solution for AT&T and Rogers One X

In many cases, getting tethering to work on a device requires someone to hack the original, carrier-supplied tethering app, re-releasing it for users to install and use. While this works, it often takes a while for the hacks to pop up and sometimes they can be a bit finicky. Thankfully, AT&T and Rogers HTC One X users now have a simple one-clock solution that restores the original Android tethering functionality that was originally introduced in Froyo, rather than relying on a...

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Former Writer · May 28, 2012

One-Click SuperCID and Bootloader Unlock for AT&T / Rogers HTC One X

With the resurgence of HTC development around XDA due in no small part to S-Off being achieved, HTC devices are enjoying more freedom and users are having more fun than they have in a long time. With some devices already getting their rounds of SuperCID, it was only a matter of time before newer HTC devices got the same. And now for users of the AT&T and Rogers HTC One X, you can now share in the SuperCID glory. For...

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Former Writer · May 27, 2012

Get Rid of Occasional Game Lag on the HTC One X

One of the most frustrating things when owning a phone as powerful as the HTC One X is playing a game the phone should be able to handle with ease, and ending up with nothing but lag. The experience, while frustrating, is one phone users know all too well, as this can even happen to dual core devices. While mobile phones aren't bought primarily as gaming consoles, that doesn't mean people don't want them to act like one sometimes. Thankfully,...

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