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Haroon Q. Raja · Dec 19, 2012

Wake Sony Xperia T & TX Screen with Volume Keys

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives. And for many of us, heavy use can result in a bit of wear and tear---especially on the moving parts (i.e. the buttons). In case of Android, almost all hardware button functions can be performed using on-screen controls or third party apps, but losing the power button can render your device practically useless. Without a power button, you can't turn the screen back on once it times out unless you restart...

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Former Writer · Nov 30, 2012

ClockworkMod Recovery for Locked but Rooted Xperia T

When device developers are faced with a locked and unlocked scenario, things can get interesting. While many devices are either unlockable or not, there are some situations where only some devices are unlockable. Or, in the case of some Verizon devices, it started out unlockable and then Verizon shut it down. In these cases, developers have to find interesting ways to provide the same things to locked and unlocked devices. Now, Sony Xperia T owners who have locked bootloaders, but...

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Former Writer · Nov 7, 2012

James Bond Skyfall Theme for Xperia T Released

Sony has made it no secret that they want people to associate the Sony Xperia T with the newest James Bond flick, Skyfall. The shameless promotions have pretty much welded the movie and phone together. Now, Xperia T owners can embrace it even more. XDA Forum Member ruwsoft has released a theme pack that gives users all the ringtones, images, and other theming bric-à-brac to match the experience users get with the James Bond edition of the Xperia T. This...

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Former Writer · Oct 7, 2012

Unofficial AOKP Released for the Xperia T

We initially brought you news of CyanogenMod 10 by FXP hitting the Sony Xperia T. Since then, more developers have been working on making CM10 even better for the device, and that includes XDA Recognized Developer tilal6991 and Elite Recognized Developer codeworkx. With the additional help, CM10 has gotten a whole lot better in a very short time. Thanks to this, an unofficial AOKP has also made its way to the Xperia T. XDA Recognized Contributor championswimmer, who is a...

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Will Verduzco · Sep 30, 2012

Forums Added for the Lumia 920, Lumia 820, and Xperia T

Not too long ago, we brought you news of Nokia's and Microsoft's joint event aimed at introducing the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, as well as giving a brief first look at what Windows Phone 8 would bring users. Now as the devices approach their launch dates, we are happy to announce that they have been given a place in our forums, along with Sony's new Android flagship---the Xperia T. Heralding the launch of Windows Phone 8, the Nokia Lumia 920...

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Former Writer · Sep 29, 2012

Root and Recovery for the Sony Xperia T

It is always exciting when a new device is rooted. It means that users can enjoy the freedom of a rooted device, usually resulting in options such as custom recoveries, and so on. Of course, it's always better when a device gets both at once. The Sony Xperia T is the latest device to get both root and recovery. The method is something many of us have dealt with before. It involves unlocking the device's bootloader and installing an insecure...

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