Archive

New LG Optimus P500 Kernel to Fix Touchscreen Bug

Well, all of you P500 owners that were suffering due to the device not exactly performing the way it should have, we have news for you. Most of your functionality issues are due to a bug in the stock kernel that causes the CPU usage to shoot up all the way to 100% whenever the...

Windows Phone 7 List of Bugs and Problems

In the infinite world of knowledge of XDA, we found this complete list of bugs for Windows Phone 7 devices written by XDA member arturobandini. The whole idea is to have a single thread where all members can read and report bugs or problems on their devices. This will be very useful for developers as...

Nook Color Running Honeycomb From SDK

By now, you are all probably aware of the existence of the SDK for the upcoming, tablet oriented Android 3.0 OS, aka Honeycomb. Since Google couldn't wait for this to get out for the anxious devs out there, they went ahead and released it to the masses. However, the devs are not just happy to...

Get the Camera Working on Android Ports for Windows Mobile

While the Android ports that have been around for some time now for older Windows Mobile devices, such as the Blackstone, Raphael and Touch Diamond, and the fact that they have been fun to play around with, the feature most sorely missed from such ports is camera functionality. Despite the ever-stabilising and speedier builds, this has...

Fix For WP7 HD2 Battery Indicator Level

Are you a Windows Phone 7 owner, frustrated with the inaccuracy with the battery indicator? If so, then XDA forum member arkatis's thread on fixing this is a must read. The fix involves a registry tweak to Local machine/system/state/batteryux/MainIntervalIndex from the default value to '20', and then again to '80'. You'll need to restart your mobile...

Change Fonts On Your Xperia X8

If you're bored of the standard font on your Xperia X8, XDA forum member suhel28 has helpfully provided a script to enable you to swap out the system font to another of your choice. You'll need to create a new FONTS folder on your SD card, placing any font (.ttf) file in the folder. Note that...

How-To: Convert Films for your Samsung Galaxy Tab

The Galaxy Tab is a very good device for watching films: the 7" high-resolution display makes it a real pleasure to watch films when you're on the move. But, what is the best way to convert these films so there is a right balance between file-size and quality? XDA member TheGrammarFreak came up with this great...

Library Color Picker for Android (Open Source)

XDA member Devmil, known for the Minimalist text, presents a complete color picker presented as an open source and extracted into an Android library project. Now, you can have a library where you could choose a color like in photo-shop but also input exact values for the more advanced users. If you like this work...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 24

Ok, it´s time for our weekly Questions and Answers article. We have selected five Q&A found on XDA. Even though some of these might not be of help to you, they might still be interesting to read. Q: I've been wanting to change my user name for a while... can anyone point me to who or...

How To Free OpenVPN Connection On Xperia X10

If you have problems with some sites being blocked or unable to perform certain downloads on your mobile browser, for example Megaupload, Hotfile or Rapidshare, then XDA forum member jimbo77 has your solution. The problem arises if your carrier has set the same IP address to all mobile phones. In order to avoid this issue the...

Animated Boot Screens Set for Android – The Droids

What about some animated boot screens for your Android device? XDA member Dysgenic shows us this work to get your device with a nice original look. For now, you can find six boot screens called AndroidGlow1 and 2, AndroidMinimal1 Green and blue, AndroidParticles1 Green and blue, and AndroidParticles2, all for 320x480 and 480x800 resolutions. The...

Desire HD Touch Input Extracted For HTC Desire

If you've been lusting after the HTC Desire HD and all the extra features it has, then you'll be pleased to hear you can get one step closer with your HTC Desire, with the Desire HD input, recently posted by XDA forum member KennyDumah. Note that this is just an extraction and not a port, so...