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Froyo 2.2 Spotted Running on Droid X

It was only a matter of time until the Motorola Droid X jumped on the Froyo wagon. According to a thread started by XDA member bignadad, there have been reports and even a video which shows Froyo very much alive and kicking in Motorola's latest and greatest.There isn't any official report or due dates for...

Protect your Android Investment with TheftAlarm

A simple and yet effective anti-theft program has been created by XDA member BigWheeelS. In order to protect your latest Android investment and find the bad soul who decided that your phone was worth stealing, you need to have apps like this one. The app will recognize the SIM card being used in the device...

Space Wars: Old School Space Shooter for WM

If you are a 70's or 80's child, then you probably start getting watery eyes when you come across nostalgia styled games. Running into a Pac-Man arcade would literally send you off in a frenzy to find quarters. To avoid these situations, XDA member zarpy has made yet another game for his freeware collection of...

GTX Pure, New Icon Set

XDAmember xILukasIx has updated this nice set of icons on all the style of GTX and GT7 UI´s. More than 470 finished icons can be found in this update. The developer bases these design sets on Windows Phone 7, using text only and are presented in many colours such as black, gray, and blue. Step in and...

Create Your Own Live Wallpaper on your Windows PC

Are you a fan of the Android Live Wallpapers?  Do wish you could create your own but don't know where to start with the coding?Well, with XDA forum member Daneshm90's Custom Creator 2.4 tool for Windows users, you can create your own Live Wallpaper out of a bunch of images!Based off the free customisable Nexus...

CM6 Auto Toggle 2G/3G

There are many Android device owners who run CyanogenMod ROMS (if you don't know who cyanogen is, where have you been?) and XDA forum member TheMasterBaron is one of them.If you're running CM6, then you might want to try out TheMasterBaron's Auto Toggle app.  The app enables the 2G only setting automatically when your Android...

Time Announcements with Talking Clock

If you're the kind of person that needs to know the time on every hour but don't want to have to unlock and read the time on your phone, take a look at XDA forum member oldsap's Talking Clock app for Windows Mobile devices.Talking Clock can be set to announce the time at regular intervals...

Updating EXT in your Kitchen the Easy Way

If you are a chef here on XDA (or any other forum for that matter), you probably know very well what it takes to make a port of any build into a newer one. One has to port XIP, SYS, and EXT, and most of these have to be manually compared package by package. It...

How to Save Battery While Running Android on HD2 (Leo)

With the arrival of Android builds for the HTC Leo, we have seen that battery consumption is a problem not solved yet. XDA member Shatterv2 wrote a complete "how to" guide with tips to save battery. Using SetCPU, which is an application for over/under clocking devices, and following the steps provided by the developer, your battery...

Persian & Arabic Language Pack for WM

Finally, an application that adds support of reading and writing for Persian and Arabic without lagging is presented by XDA member Mersad 7. Fast and compatible with most ROMs, this app will let you use the language pack in a smooth way. The developer also included a fix for Resco Keyboard for the Persian style. Originally posted...

One Click Root for AT&T Captivate

Here's some good news for new Android users, in particular new owners of the Samsung Captivate.  For those of you who want root, it just gets easier and easier!XDA forum member TGA_Gunnman has posted his One-Click Root application for Windows PC users. The app copies over the rooted-update.zip then reboots your Android device.  All you...