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Tizen OS: Brief History, Roots, and Current Status

This year's Mobile World Conference was different from most. There were still all the device presentations, announcements, and revelations that we've come to expect from the biggest tech event of the mobile industry each year. What's different was that this time, the spotlight wasn't taken by hardware, but rather by software---and for good reason. After...

Linux Kernel 3.7 Stable Released with ARM Support

If you are a kernel developer for Android devices, you have likely experienced moments of frustration time and time again when trying to build or port a kernel to a new device. Luckily, many of your worries may be eased. In an official statement, Linus Torvalds has made what could be considered as one of...

Open webOS, Work with ADB in Linux and Windows, and More! – XDA Developer TV

This has been another great week on the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan takes this weekend off and XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler fills in covering all the news you need to know to keep you updated. Adam talks about HP delivering Open webOS. Adam talks about methods to...

Jelly Bean on Desire HD, Kindle Fire, Nexus One, and Universal Root for ICS – XDA Developer TV

Jordan is back today to talk more about Jelly Bean news from the XDA Portal. Jordan covers CyanogenMod 10 for the Kindle Fire and Original Galaxy Tab. The HTC HD2 also gets an unofficial CM10 alpha release. Jordan talks about universal root for Ice Cream Sandwich phones.In Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions the Jelly Bean...

Learn to Use Linux for Mobile Development: Redirection and Manipulation – XDA TV

Building off the foundations of Linux knowledge begun by XDA TV Producer Jordan, XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA TV Producer AdamOutler teaches you more commands and tips to use Linux for Mobile Development. But first, AdamOutler introduces his latest music video and the XDA-Developers complaints line.He begins the tutorial and covers several Linux commands including redirect,...

Learn to Use Linux for Mobile Development: Beginning Commands – XDA TV

Android is based on Linux. Some may say XDA TV Producer Jordan Keyes is a huge Linux fan. Calling upon his Linux talents, he is here to walk you through the basics of using the Linux terminal.Many Android developers use Linux in some way. If you are looking to get into Android Development, or just want to learn Linux,...

Install Debian, Arch, or BackTrack Linux on the Epic 4G Touch

Android phones have undergone a transformation over the last few years. Unlike other platforms that often seem reluctant to change, Android phones have only gotten bigger and faster, squeezing even more awesomeness into every cubic centimeter of each passing new generation. Along for the ride are other fun things such as allowing Android users to...

Open-Source Hardware–The Industry Standard

The center of most modern development is Open-Source.Open-Source is a huge selling point, allowing the user to potentially be on equal or greater knowledge-footing than product support.  Open-Source allows the end user to read and write the same software that comes on the device.  Open-Source also gives us the tools we need to modify our...

Linux Kernel 3.3 to Once Again Include Android Code

Those of you who use a Linux-based OS will probably be aware that V3.3 of the Linux Kernel was released a few days ago. Although the majority of the changes are not what we would generally discuss here on the Portal, there is one thing that is relevant to our interests, and that is the...

APK Makes Windows 95/98/XP and Linux Run on EVO 3D

Running computer operating systems on a phone is always an interesting experience. For most phones, booting into Linux is hard enough and Windows isn't even an option. The HTC EVO 3D is not one of those phones.XDA Senior Member mnomaanw has posted a method that will get Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP and Linux...

Knives and Forks Android Tools Offers Cross-Platform Toolkit For Everyone

Tools kits that are installed on computers can be a little screwy. While some are better than others, almost all come with some form of set back, be it the computer operating system restriction or the kitchen not being compatible with all phones.That's the problem XDA Senior Member DieHappy is trying to fix. Knives and...

Comprehensive Tutorial Helps Beginners Compile Kernels on the Epic 4g Touch

Everyone that wants to be involved with development has got to start somewhere, and for users who own an Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4g Touch, there's a place for you.XDA Member shanenielson1234 has written a thorough set of instructions for the aspiring developer who wants to learn how to compile a kernel. This has...