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LockScreen Mod For JL5 On Vibrant

If you've been getting a bit bored of the same old lockscreen and have recently upgraded to the leaked JL5 firmware on your Samsung Vibrant, check out this mod from XDA forum member untermensch. The LockScreen mod is specifically for the recently leaked JL5 firmware and the dev has helpfully given users a choice -  you...

Simple CPU Statistics With CPUStats

Developed by XDA forum member amossam, CPUStats provides a way to check information about CPU frequencies and the CPU governor on your Android device. The app refreshes every 2 seconds, showing information such as total system uptime, deep sleep time and min, max and current CPU frequencies. Still in early development, CPUStats requires root permissions and should work...

WikiLeaks App Available for Android

If you truly want to know what is going on in the world, or if you are a conspiratorial theorist, then you really want to take a quick look at this. XDA member myp3uk has written up an Android app to be able to enjoy the truth in the palm of your hand. Wikileaks app wil allow...

Webkey, Remote Control Your Android From Any Browser

XDA member morapeter presents Webkey, a service that will let you control your Android device from any browser. Webkey opens a standard TCP socket (port 80 is for http), and listens on that port. After starting the service, your phone writes something like: Your phone is available at: http://11.22.33.44. You can do stuff like click...

Theme Stargate Sense UI for WM

Who said WM is dead?! XDA member tin2404 presents this original new theme for your Windows Mobile device. Stargate theme evokes a space UI environment with very special icons, so you will need to get used to them as they are completely different form the original ones. The developer comes from a well designed original...

Christmas Docks & Icons for Android

Are you feeling touched by Christmas? XDA members Krynj and AZ2ENVY present their work for this season with a colorful set of docks and icons for your Android device using Launcher Pro or similar UI. The docks can be found in six different versions an can be downloaded for free from the devianart link on...

Ext4 Speed Improvement for Nexus S

XDA member supercurio has been working on the Ext4 file system for a little while now, and you may remember that there are results out of that already for the Nexus S with this improved kernel. But what is this about? In essence, the use of a safe mount option would allow the device to...

Try Froyo on your PC

Ok we have now Gingerbread around for our devices, but what about testing Froyo on your computer? XDA member tomlogan1 let us know about a way to do it, of course some coding language knowledge is needed but nothing that will completely confuse you. You will need to download VMware, a desktop virtualization software that...

Recovery Available for Huawei Ideos S7 – Let the Fun Begin

XDA member perivarlura has just released his own custom recovery image for the Huawei Ideos S7 tablet. There isn't an awful lot of development going on for this device just yet, but this is certainly a step in the right direction. For those of you not familiar, the recovery is basically what will allow you...

Segmented Battery Mod For Samsung Vibrant

IF you're a fan of modding the icons in your notification bar, then you might be interested in this Segmented Battery Mod by XDA forum member frankencat. The mod provides more battery information in terms of indicating remaining battery levels. Built specifically using Nero v1 as a base, the mod may work for other versions. The mod is...

Fix For Bricked Intercepts Due To Froyo Update

If you own a Sprint Samsung Intercept and were one of the excited owners to receive the FroYo update, only to find that your device is bricked, XDA forum member Whosdaman has posted a fix from Sprint. The new update.zip and full instructions on how to fix the issues as a result of the Android OS...

Rubberized Soft Touch Battery Door For Nexus S

By now, you will no doubt  have seen pictures of the much publicised Samsung Nexus S or perhaps you already own one. If like XDA forum member mhaedo, you're not too keen on the slick back cover, due to being a fingerprint magnet and too slippery, why not try your hand at rubberising the battery door? The forum...