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XDA Partners on Developer Economics Survey with VisionMobile

Trends in any industry are very important, from identifying which hamburgers people are buying to how quickly until the next pop star goes insane on international TV. The mobile app development industry is no different, with many important metrics helping to provide developers with the information necessary to shape their attention for the upcoming months. XDA...

Interop Unlock for Samsung Windows Phone 8 Devices

A few days ago, we wrote about the interop unlock achieved by XDA Recognized Developer GoodDayToDie on his Samsung Ativ S running Windows Phone 8. At the time, however, there was no guide / procedures thread for users to follow in GoodDayToDie's footsteps. However, good things come to those who wait, as the product of GoodDayToDie's and...

CyanogenMod 10.1.0 RC1 Released, Update Your WP Device to 7.8, FireFox OS on HTC HD2 – XDA Developer TV

CyanogenMod 10.1.0 RC1 has been released for various devices. That story and more are covered by Kevin, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the Windows Phone 7.8 updater tool Sharp7Eighter and FireFox OS making an appearance on the juggernaut device, the HTC HD2. Kevin talks about the...

Update Your WP Device to 7.8 with Sharp7Eighter

Although much of our news here on the Portal revolves around the Android ecosystem, there is still a healthy development community catering to the needs of all things Windows. Whether it's RT, Windows Phone, or even Windows Mobile; people are using these platforms, people are developing for them, and they will continue to do so...

Popular Third Party Browsers for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Compared! – XDA Developer TV

XDA Senior Member anthonycr has created a great Android browser to replace the standard app. His application is called Lightning Browser. How does his application compare to similar apps on other mobile operating systems like UC Browser for Windows Phone and Mercury Browser on iOS? In this episode XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you these applications side...

Which Mobile OS has the Best Podcasting App: Android, iOS, or Windows Phone? – XDA Developer TV

XDA Forum Member bambou51 has created a great Android application to handle organizing your Podcasts. His application is called Podcast Addict. How does his application compare to similar apps on other mobile operating systems like WPodder for Windows Phone and Podcasts on iOS? In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you these applications side by...

App Shootout: Instagram for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone – XDA Developer TV

Recently, we talked about the differences between the Facebook App and the Twitter App on Windows Phone, Android, and iOS. We looked at their differences and similarities, and if they even have the same functionality. Today, we continue to examine these questions. In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you the native Instagram apps for Android,...

App Shootout: Twitter for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone – XDA Developer TV

Recently, we talked about the differences in the Facebook app on Windows Phone, Android, and iPhones. We looked at the differences, whether they were the same, and if they even have the same functionality. Today we continue to ask these questions. In this episode XDA Developer TV Producer Steve shows you the native Twitter apps for Android, iOS and Windows...

App Shootout: Facebook for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone – XDA Developer TV

Some people say that the real difference between Windows Phone handsets, Android handsets, and iPhones are the apps. We at XDA know this isn't true; there are hardware differences. However, how different are the apps? Are they the same? Are they completely different? Do they even have the same functionality? In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve...

VoiceTranslator For Windows Phone Receives Both Updates And Some Well Deserved Recognition

Going back what seems like eons in Internet time, we brought you news of a rather useful little application for Windows Phone 7 called VoiceTranslator by XDA Recognized Developer sensboston. In the time that's passed, not only has the application been continually developed, but has also made it through to the final 64 of the Windows...

CASUAL Windows / Mac OSX Major Update and Windows Phone 8 Sunset in 2014 – XDA Developer TV

XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler has updated CASUAL for the Verizon Galaxy Note II and the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the article about the deodexing and odexing converter. Jordan talks about...

Windows Phone App Review: Sideload eBooks on Windows Phone with Freda – XDA Developer TV

Some people like to have their eBooks on a separate device, like a Kindle Fire HD. Some people like to use a dedicated e-reader app on their mobile devices. There are many different places to get eBooks. And sometimes, you just want an app that allows you to sideload your own eBooks. XDA Senior Memeber Jim...