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Announcing the Winners of Our Poweramp Giveaway Contest!

You may remember that just under two weeks ago, we held a fun contest asking users to share their funniest tech-related stories. Well, the contest has now been over for some time, and we would like to announce the 25 winners, as voted by our readers! fepdzu with 131 upvotes Ayush Singh with 100 upvotes najodleglejszy with 71...

Custom ROM Central Expanded to Include AOKP and SlimRoms

Not too long ago, we announced the creation of a dedicated forum for large-scale, multi-device custom ROMs. Originally, this forum was home to development and discussion surrounding OmniROM, PAC ROM, and Paranoid Android. Now, we've gone ahead and expanded the forum to include two other important multi-device ROMs: SlimRoms and AOKP. As is the case with the previously created entries in the Custom ROM...

Pick Your Favorite XDA Apps, Utilities, and Games from 2013

Over this past year, we've seen loads of innovative tools/utilities, applications, and games created by the talented members of our community. These creations have given new life to our devices by letting us accomplish simple tasks more easily, tailor our devices to our own tastes, and giving us a bit of entertainment when we have...

Farewell 2013: Happy New Year from XDA Developers!

In all but a few parts of the world, 2013 has already come and gone. And as we begin our journey into 2014, all of us here at XDA-Developers would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year! 2013 was a wild ride in the mobile tech world. We saw bucket loads of innovation...

Google Nexus 5 and 7 are Your Top Smartphone and Tablet Picks for 2013

Back when we launched our Best of 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, we asked you to cast your vote and pick the best smartphones and tablets of 2013. Well folks, the votes are in, and you've made your voices clear! Starting off with your top tablet picks, the winner by a mile was the Google Nexus 7...

Happy Holidays from XDA-Developers!

From all of us here behind the scenes at XDA-Developers, we would like to wish you Happy Holidays! No matter what holiday you're celebrating---or even if "celebrating" just means that you're taking some time away from work and/or school---we hope you have a great and relaxing time. And if you find yourself with a few...

Win a Free Copy of Poweramp!

The kind folks behind the powerful media player Poweramp are no strangers to showing some serious kindness to the XDA community. For those who don't remember, last Thanksgiving, they so generously donated two Nexus 7 tablets to a couple of lucky contest winners. Now, the team wishes to spread some Holiday cheer by donating 25 free...

Check Out Our Best Tablets of 2013 Guide!

Two days ago, we released the smartphone segment of our Holiday Gift Guide for 2013. Today, we are also sharing our tablet guide. Whether you're buying a last minute gift for friends and family, or you simply want to find out how best to spend your hard-earned money (or all those gift cards you will receive...

Psst–Check out Our Developer-Friendly Holiday Guide!

The Holidays are just around the corner, but there's still time for last-minute gift shopping! Are you still looking for those last minute presents for your geeky loved ones and yourself? If so, you should make your way over to the XDA-Developers Holiday Guide 2013! This year, we're dividing the Holiday Guide into three parts: Best Smartphones...

Unofficial Stylesheet Makes the XDA 2013 Theme Look More Old School

Like almost any large forum, XDA allows its users to select from a variety of forum themes. The current XDA 2013 Beta theme is default, and features many new features compared to previous versions. However, the older XDA 2010 theme still has plenty of users who love its simplicity and appearance, or simply are nostalgic. XDA...

Happy Thanksgiving from XDA-Developers!

For those of you celebrating, we here at XDA-Developers would like to take a minute to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you're spending the Holiday with a large group of friends and family or you're relishing the company of a select few, we hope you have a grand time full of ROMs, kernels, device...

Re-Review of XDA’s Recognized Developers

Since its inception, the Recognized Developer program was meant to acknowledge the best of XDA's developers.  Thousands of our members have applied over the years, and hundreds have been recognized for making core contributions to the development of mobile devices.  During that time, the RD program has grown and evolved to serve the needs of...