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Scrollable News Widget for Android

More widgets are arriving to Android platform. This time, XDA member gdodinet presents Scrollable news widget, which features like removed ads, configurable tap action, configurable summary crop, allows hiding news summary, organize preference screen, and more. The widget works with Launcher Pro, ADW and Zeam. You can get it on the marketplace for free. Please leave...

Do You Have a Nook Color and Windows 7? How About Rooting Your Nook?

Since there seems to be quite a bit of demand for new developments on the Nook Color, it looks like XDA member whgarner decided to post a guide that he found on how to root the Nook Color using Windows 7. Rooting this device will probably allow you to do a lot more with it...

Nook Color and Samsung Galaxy 3 Fora Added

Who would have thought that we would feature a product made exclusively for Barnes & Noble (book store in the US for those in other countries)? It seems that B&N is jumping onto the Android bandwagon as well with the newest version of the Nook reader. This is probably the delayed response to Apple, Sony,...

OpenWatch for Android/WM Updated

XDA member moneytoo updated OpenWatch for your Android device. With it, you will be able to connect your device with any Bluetooth watches for notifications and other interactions. The updated version 1.2 includes features like: Start on boot, call notification, silent/reject incoming call, SMS/MMS notification, Media player control, and Gmail notification, among many others. So...

Signapktic: Sign .apk’s and .zip’s on your Android Device

XDA member Fnorder in collaboration with XDA moderator Stericson, has developed an awesome app for us. The app (Signapktic) allows users to resign update.zip's and .apk files directly from your Android phone. The app has multiple keys you can choose to sign with and it's very easy to use for signing your files. It even features a...

Angry Birds for the Seasons!

The flying fowl are back in Angry Birds Seasons, as pointed out by XDA member felix.akinyemi. Rovio has released a new addition to their Angry Birds lineup. The free app features Winter Holidays and Halloween level's. The Winter levels can only be unlocked once a day counting down to Christmas. Every day a new level is unlocked,...

Windows Phone 7 Unlocker Discontinued

For those who read our previous article regarding the Windows Phone 7 Unlocker from the site ChevronWP7, now we bring you an update. It seems MS has diplomatically pushed to take it down with the intent to enable homebrew. On the ChevronWP7 site they give a detailed explanation about this closing and they leave instead a...

Use Your Galaxy S As An HD Webcam!

Are you lacking a webcam on your laptop?  Want to be able to use your Android mobile device as a substitute? Why not try out Droidcam, an app brought to our attention by XDA forum member d3a. Droidcam works over WiFi and streams your phone's camera output to your computer. The desktop module should work with most...

Trackpad Wake For Your HTC Desire Z

We all know how annoying it is to have to press the power button in order to wake your device, especially when your device sports a trackpad. Well, HTC Desire Z owners can rejoice since you now have a trackpad wake tweak to solve this problem. XDA forum member JupiterDroid has posted instructions on how to install the...

Vote for the New Icon of SuperUser

If you have a rooted Android device, then it has a Root Permissions app such as SuperUser by XDA member ChainsDD. Well, the developer is looking for a new icon and received nearly 50 Icons as the new Icon for the SuperUser app. In order to pick one, he has put up a poll to pick...

Rooting the Moto Defy

You have all asked for this device to be added to our ever growing list, and we did it. Now, it is time to start off development for this very rugged device. What better way to set things off than with a rooting guide for this phone? XDA member pedrodh saw that things started off...

chaosHUD for WP7

The first nice applications with the WP7 unlocker by Chevron are starting to pop up. XDA member chaoscentral presents chaosHUD for Windows Phone 7. This application will let you know your current speed, wind direction and the time on a clear complete screen with black back ground. This app will work also in HUD...