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Will Verduzco · Apr 4, 2012

Droid RAZR Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA TV

In this week's XDA Unboxing, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler takes a look at the Motorola Droid RAZR. This week's video deviates a bit from his usual unboxings by talking about hardware design and why user-serviceable design is important. In the video, Adam also urges other manufacturers to not follow Motorola's lead in order to avoid creating devices that are disposable, cannot be modified, and cannot be serviced. Thankfully for Droid RAZR owners, Adam is running a beta test of the CASUAL (Cross-platform ADB...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 29, 2012

HTC Titan Tastefully Undressed, Touchscreen Blushes

By now, we've all become familiar with the term XDA Unboxing. Thanks to fantastic work from XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler, we have been made privy to deepest internals of various modern devices. After an unfortunate affair involving your standard, everyday washing machine and the lovely HTC Titan, XDA Member Advocate Admin egzthunder1 found himself with a water damaged device. Turning pain into pleasure, egzthunder1 then created a guide on how to dismantle the device. Well, due to an unfortunate incident between my Titan and...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 21, 2012

Auraslate Lifepad Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA TV

Open source hardware and software is the holy grail for developers---a virtual white canvas for those looking to create custom firmware. Join us today for another XDA TV session, in which XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes the Auraslate Lifepad 1026 the XDA way. Disassembling the 10" tablet to its naked internals, Adam shows us how the Lifepad 1026 ticks. He also gives us a few tips about setting up a UART port on the tablet, and then goes on to show us the...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 7, 2012

Nook Tablet Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA TV

While taking apart the software of our mobile devices is nothing new on our forums, taking apart their hardware is. Join us for another XDA TV session, in which XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes the Nook Tablet the XDA way. Undressing the tablet all the way to its bare internals, Adam gives us an inside glimpse at how the device really works. After taking the Nook apart, Adam also gives us a quick look at setting up UART on the tablet and...

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admin · Feb 23, 2012

Notion Ink Adam Unboxing–the XDA Way

In this video, XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes the Adam Tablet, sent by Notion Ink. He takes it all the way to the motherboard, reviews the hardware design and features. Adam then goes on to talk a bit about the importance of encorperation of open information practices by hardware manufacturers, and how lack thereof causes problems for developers. Click on for the XDA-style unboxing! (more…)

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admin · Feb 9, 2012

Galaxy S II Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA TV

In this video, AdamOutler unboxes an AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II all the way down the the motherboard. He then shows the process of locating hardware modifications required to correct an issue on the board which prevent firmware flashing in the event of a damaged bootloader. Click on for the (real) unboxing! (more…)

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admin · Jan 20, 2012

Asus Transformer Unboxed–the XDA Way

In this video XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes his new Asus Transformer that he won as a result of XDA's Favorite Tablet of 2011 contest. But Adam doesn't stop at the unboxing, he goes all the way down to the motherboard to show you what's really inside the Transformer. Click on for the revealing unboxing! (more…)

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