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The Weekly Q&A: Week 12

Every week, we select five questions and answers, found on the forums. Even though some of these questions and answers might not be of help to you, they might still be interesting to read. Q'Does anyone know if Galaxy Tab will use the same RFS filesystem as Galaxy S' A Samsung will not change the filesystem type...

Tiles WP7 Style for Android

With the launch of WP7 a lot of icons and tiles have appeared, this time XDA member hinderbrus presents a great collection of WP7 tiles and icons for your Android device. Internet, Maps, Youtube, MSN, Twitter, Facebook, Notes and Money are some of the great tiles you can find on the original thread to completely...

Get the HTC Typing Experience on your G2

If you hate the G2's soft keyboard, you can sit back and relax because it was found that the HTC keyboard hack for the Nexus One works correctly on the T-Mobile G2. This keyboard, which is an enhanced version of the stock HTC keyboard, has some pretty nice features built-in. It's made by XDA developer jonasl,...

Dual Boot Between 2.1 and 2.2 on Your Eris

As we saw a while back, XDA member Punk.Kaos, released a script for dual booting two ROM's on the Droid Eris. Now, we see a cool project coming out of Team ADX. They recently released a ROM that installs a 2.1 ROM and then installs 2.2 ROM on your SD card. The 2.1 based rom is a Sense...

Universal Lagfix Tweak Kernel for Galaxy S

If you're an Android ROM-flashing junkie (in other words, if you have ORD) and you own a Galaxy S, just skip the intro and jump immediately to the third paragraph. To make it easy for Android novices, we have some extra -well explained - information to help you learn more about the possibilities of hacking...

Save links to read later with Droid Save

For those of you with readitlaterlist.com accounts this will be a treat for your Android device. XDA member Vasanth has developed a simple yet very useful app called "Droid Save". It allows users to simply save a link to their read it later list. This can be used for saving news stories, websites, blogs, or...

TCPMP & Master Codec Pack 6 Released

For those of you using TCPMP player, this major update will be of your interest. XDA member Unit ZER0 wrote about update 6.0.1, which represents a significant feature upgrade, now including of AVRCP/A2DP support, and finally one of the most expected ones: skins!. The developer mentions the importance of installing the altered version of TCPMP...

Android for the HD2 Featured on Stuff Magazine

Thanks to our talented developers, XDA has always been the major smartphone hacking site in the world. Especially the Android ports for Windows Mobile are highly discussed and developed here on the forums. The Android port for the HD2 is a good example of that, and it opened a world of possibilities, for both Android...

CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC1 Available for Download

For all you CyanogenMod fans out there this will make you happy, CyanogenMod released version 6.1.0 of their ROM for the following devices: HTC Aria HTC Desire (CDMA) HTC Desire (GSM) HTC Dream & Magic HTC Evo 4G HTC Hero (CDMA) HTC Hero (GSM) HTC Slide HTC Wildfire Nexus One Many users have reported issues with the marketplace, but those issues are being fixed. As for...

This Week’s Recap

This Week's Recap is a series of articles, in which we we give you a short recapitulation of the week's most popular news from the XDA forums. The Recap And It's Number is... 2.3 There are rumors flying left and right throughout the internet about Google's next dessert installment of their OS. Code named Gingerbread, the OS has...

Analog, Red & Blue Battery and Signal Bar Styles for Android

Bored with your battery status on Android devices? If you want to try a new style, we present the work of XDA member castaway1. Six colors and styles combinations can be found on the original thread, such as analog, battery, bars styles in red and blue colors. The developer is also open to receive requests...

Upload Files to your FTP Server with Instant Upload

If you are looking for an Android app that can help you upload files to your FTP server, then look no further. Developed by XDA forum member cewan, Instant Upload can be used to conveniently upload any type of file on the move right from your Android mobile device. It also has a queuing functionality which...