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Samantha · Apr 29, 2013

Linux 3.0.8 Kernel for 2011 Xperia Devices

Some devices just refuse to die, no matter how long they've been around. That said, a team of devoted developers has come together to bring the Linux kernel 3.0.8 to every 2011 Xperia device.  The last official kernel release from Sony (Ericsson) for 2011 Xperia Devices was version 2.6.32. XDA Recognized Developer nobodyAtall based this kernel on the 'M7630AABBQMLZA404033I' CAF tag, which is 'the latest tagged release for this arch and is linux 3.0.8.' The supported devices and the developer behind each...

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Conan Troutman · Aug 28, 2012

Keyboard Fix for the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro

The Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro is a device so tiny that those accustomed to many of today's gargantuan devices might think it was designed for a chihuahua. That however would just be silly due to their lack of opposable digits. It was in fact designed to be used by humans, and many humans use one. Despite being an older device, it's running Android 4.1 and still has a loyal following---just as devices with hardware keyboards tend to , just...

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Conan Troutman · Mar 2, 2012

Ice Cream Sandwich Running on Sony X8, X10 Mini & X10 Mini Pro

Sony's Xperia range of devices are incredibly popular. While some of them may be considered as older devices, they still see a good amount of development activity. Since the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich, users have been patiently awaiting the delivery of stable ROMs suitable for daily use. Enter XDA Senior Member paul-xxx, who has managed to port CM9 to the X8, X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro. Although the X10 Mini has already been graced with Android 4.0 in...

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mic_888 · Jun 20, 2011

Reboot Options App For Xperia Variants

For the Xperia X10/X8/X10 mini and X10 mini pro owners out there, you might be aware that XDA forum members DooMLoRD and MrHassell have developed and app to provide some reboot options in a convenient menu. The app currently features: Widget icon Fast power off Reboot command is itself very fast and the device reboots much faster Reboot into recovery or custom kernel The XDA member states that the plan is to make an Arc/Play/Neo compatible version which will only...

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egzthunder1 · May 13, 2011

Xperia Mini X10 – Dual Touch Achieved

Many of us from the Windows Mobile era are still getting used to the fact that many devices can support multitouch with ease (heck, the ASUS Transformer supports up to 10 points simultaneously). Yet, there are devices where the fight for this capability is still on going. This happens to be the case for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini, or at least it was the case until recently. Thanks to XDA member slade87, the device now enjoys this feature, which...

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