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Prevent WP7 From Relocking – Testers Needed!

Do you own a WP7 device? Have you unlocked it but have the issue of relocking? XDA forum member morpheus90 has thought of a simple way to avoid WP7 relocking problem. The idea involves editing the Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file on your PC after unlocking your WP7 device using ChevronWP7. You'll need to unlock our phone with the Chevron...

XDA Phone Review: HTC HD2 (Windows Mobile – Android – Windows Phone 7)

After the introduction of the XDA Phone Review, we asked you which phone we should review first. Not really surprisingly, the amount requests for an HTC HD2 review were huge. So, the choice was made to review the HD2, covering all three major OS's that are available for this phone. We'll compare the HD2 to other...

Motorola Atrix 4G, Bionic, and LG Optimus 2X Forums Added

If you are itching to get your hands dirty with some of the best devices that were announced at CES this past month, then rest assured that we got you covered. We have added some playgrounds for beginning of discussions regarding cracking, hacking, or otherwise modding both Motorola devices and the latest LG. Simply put,...

Icons collection: Scrambble for Android

We all love to personalize our devices to the bone, and every time a new collection comes out is a great opportunity to give our devices a fresh look. Now, XDA member nixxez presents this nice collection of new icons for your Android device. The icons set contains over 30 well designed icons such as...

Galaxy Tab Patch for Locked Bootloaders Released

It is truly amazing to see the speed with which developments can happen here on XDA. You may recall that XDA moderator Chainfire was working on a patch to try and "break" the protected bootloaders in the Galaxy Tablets' stock roms. Well, today he announced the release of the patch that will ensure that you...

Gingerbread 2.3.2 on HTC Hero CDMA Now Gets Camera Support

The AOSP ROM with Android 2.3.2 has received a new update with an updated camera. Previously, it wasn't possible to use the camera in combination with Gingerbread, but now you can. XDA developer aosp also added some CyanogenMod 7 resources to it, which makes this build an overall outstanding job. Check it out! Article on request...

Autorun Manager Updated To v2.0

You may remember the launch of Autorun Manager, and now XDA forum member ratson has announced the latest update to version 2.0. For those of you that are new to Autorun Manager, it's  an application that lets you manage applications that start up upon boot of your Android device. This helps to shorten system load times...

Take Control With Proximity Screen Off

XDA member itsme_4ucz has created an Android application that uses gestures to control your proximity sensor. If your face has ever ended a phone call mid-conversation, then you probably understand the need for such an application. Phones with capacitive screens, such as the HD2, generally encounter this issue as they are sensitive to touch and to heat. Originally posted by itsme_4ucz Want to...

Tune Your Time With “Make Your Clock”

XDA Member thubalek, has released a beta version of his android app, Make Your Clock. Although, the developer has placed a beta stamp on  it, it  is well on its way to receiving the final seal of approval, pending user comments and feedback. This application allows you to perform extensive customization of your clock widget. Included in...

Bloat Manager For Android

So you've bought your shiny new Droid 2 Global but don't want all the extra bloatware on your device. This was exactly the thought of XDA forum member Nalthos, who decided to familiarise himself with the Android platform. The application presents a lit of bloat where you can check the item as enabled or not. You...

Introducing XDA’s Phone Review: Reviews from the Poweruser’s Point of View

Choosing your next phone isn't always very easy. To help you out, we have started this series of articles, in which we review phones supported by XDA. Now you might think: aren't there enough phone reviews and comparisons out there? Well, although these reviews might be good enough for most novice users, there are also...

Tutorial to Dual Boot Windows Phone 7 and Android on the HD2

With MAGLDR, a program created by the Dark Forces Team (DFT), being released and Windows Phone 7 running fine on the HD2, we're now able to dualboot Android and Windows Phone 7. Following this tutorial by XDA member darrengladysz will ultimately result in being able to select either WP7 or Android from the boot menu. Unlike...