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OpenTTD for Android (Transport Tycoon)

For those of you who are into games, surely you are aware of Transport Tycoon, a game where you need to start building a transport empire. The player must build transport routes, consisting of stations near industries or towns, and in the case of trains or road vehicles, nearby physical routes. The game begins in 1950...

Google Apps For Archos Available

For those of you wanting Google Apps for your Archos Gen8 tablet, XDA forum member Dreetje has posted a link to code.google.com where you can download gapps4archos. Originally put together by Kenyu73, note that this appInstaller cannot be installed if you have already installed any other gApps installer. Everytime appInstaller programs are switched you must reset...

Nexus S Forum Added

As Gingerbread graces our forums with its expanding presence in all of our devices, we are making way for the first official device natively running Android 2.3. Yup, we added the Nexus S forums to the site where you will be able to talk about this device, see the latest news and developments on it,...

List of All Gingerbread-Running Phones – Instantly Updated

Like previous Android releases, the Android developers are very busy porting the Android Gingerbread SDK to other phones. XDA is often the first place where these ROMs become available, and we've created a list containing all Gingerbread ROMs, sorted per device. We'll be updating this article very frequently, so if you are looking forward to...

HD2 Running on Gingerbread!

Thanks to a tip by XDA forum moderator krook6023, we found out that the Goliath of all WM phones, the HD2 (aka Leo) has a working port of Gingerbread, courtesy of XDA member DarkStone1337.  The message is very concise and to the point: I've done it. However, due to his personal life, DarkStone will not be releasing builds, but rather pass...

Samsung Continuum and Archos Gen8 Fora Added

Seems that we will keep doing this until manufacturer's stop releasing devices every other week. In any case, we have (due to popular request) added 2 new forums to our ever growing site. The first one is for another variant of the Galaxy Series of devices. This time, it is the turn of the Samsung...

Check Your WiFi State With WifiNotify

WiFi notification apps are popular and there are many of them available in the Market. WiFiNotify, however, is a little different in that it provides a quick notification without an extra widget. Developed by XDA forum member 5ntrol for his own usage, the XDA member has posted it in the forums for all to share. It's simply...

Dual Boot With Android Windows Boot

There are now a few tools around, that let you dual boot either into Android or Windows from your Windows Mobile device, and here is another alternative. XDA forum member LePocketPc has posted a tool for choosing the OS upon boot for your HTC HD2. Primarily for those users who still use WM as their main OS, but...

Breaking News: Gingerbread 2.3 running on Droid Eris

And just like that we are already seeing Gingerbread running on devices. XDA member punk.kaos has been able to build Gingerbread from the SDK for the Eris within hours of it being released. The rom is in no way a daily build as quoted in the OP This is a VERY early testing build of Gingerbread. Basically its...

Create Soft Menu/Back Keys On Your Colour Nook

If you're a Nook Color owner and would like a menu/back key for times when the notification bar is not displayed, look no further! XDA forum member bpk originally tried changing the key layout to map the hard volume up /down keys to the menu/back functions. However on second thought, he thought the hardkeys may not stand...

Gingerbread SDK Released Earlier Today

People seem to be getting more and more anxious about the upcoming update for Android. The good people at Google have released the Gingerbread SDK for devs to start playing with it. Threads have erupted throughout XDA as people feel that XDA devs will get working roms for each device within hours of the announcement....

Windows Media Player Prevent-Lock Plugin

XDA member HDR wrote a simple application plug in that will prevent your Windows Mobile device to automatically locked when playing music on your Windows Media Player. The developer states that this function will be really useful on situations like when you are on your car and need easy access to your WMP. If you find...