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Galaxy Nexus Torn Down in Quest to Fix Power Button

When most users tear down their devices, it's to fix something. That is, unless you're XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler, who just does it for fun. When tearing down a device, users usually need a guide of some sort and, of course, the replacement parts necessary to make the fix. Now, Samsung Galaxy Nexus users have a...

Jelly Bean Test Build for Verizon Wireless Galaxy Nexus Available

Since the unveiling of the original Nexus device, Google has made it a point to state that owning a Nexus device means you'll be on the fast track to new OS updates. However, this has not been the case for owners of the CDMA variants of the Galaxy Nexus. At Google I/O 2012, the GSM Galaxy Nexus...

Enable USB Modem/Diag Mode on CDMA Samsung Devices

When flashing an AOSP ROM on a CDMA phone, it's a win-some lose-some affair. You gain the functionality that comes with a pure Android experience. However, you traditionally lose USB Modem and Diagnosis Mode on your device. For those who are unaware, USB Mode and Diagnosis Mode are accessed via codes you enter into the...

CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies for Select Devices

We recently told you about the CyanogenMod team beginning work on CM10. Now, a significant milestone has been reached: CM10 Nightlies have appeared for select devices. For those who aren't familiar, a nightly build is an automatic build incorporating the latest changes in CM source for a device. Yesterday, CyanogenMod released the list of those...

Slim Bean Jelly Bean ROMs Available for Several Devices

With the release of the Jelly Bean source code to AOSP last month, we are seeing more and more of Jelly Bean ROMs ported to various Android devices. Slim Bean is the Jelly Bean variant of the popular Slim ICS ROM, and it is now available for several devices including the Samsung Vibrant, Nexus S,...

Repair and Reprogramming Guide for VIA CBP7x Chipset

We have guides for just about anything here on XDA. If you need to fix a soft brick, reflash stock firmware, root your device, unlock your bootloader, or use a custom recovery, there's tutorials all over the site for it. So, what about radio chip set repairs and reprogramming? Those are a little harder to...

Adobe Flash on the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean Devices

As those of us lucky enough to be running Jelly Bean have found out, Adobe Flash isn’t officially supported. While many no longer care about the dying technology, quite a few of us still have use for it. XDA Recognized Contributor stempox has found that by simply side-loading the APK, users are able to view media content as...

Galaxy Nexus GPS Issues Over the Weekend?

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and have attempted to use your GPS in the last few days, you more than likely noticed one thing: It simply could not obtain a GPS fix. Unlike previous GPS issues tied to Samsung devices, however, this is not due to any fault in the hardware. Prior to Friday,...

ClockworkMod Recovery 6.0.0.0 Alpha For Galaxy R and Galaxy Nexus

With the release of a new version of Android, it's only fitting that fresh new versions of custom recoveries are released as well. Custom recoveries are among the most frequently used post-root modifications, as they serve as the primary flashing interface for nearly everything. With TWRP' receiving an update to 2.2, it is only fitting that...

Stand-Alone Root, Unlock, and Restore Boot Disc for the Galaxy Nexus

Google's current flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, has seen a lot of love from a wide-spread community of developers since its release in November of last year. By now, many Galaxy Nexus users have already unlocked their bootloaders, gained root access, and flashed more than a few ROMs. That doesn't mean that development for...

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...

Modify Carrier Name on Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean ROMs

The newest iteration of Android has been all over the news lately, with the release of source and as ports of the OS show up on all kinds of devices. While developers cook up better and more complete custom ROMs, those looking to change things on the standard 4.1 builds will surely see many tweaks...