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Working OpenglES 1.1 on HTC Hero

XDA member dearmasfamily presents this working opengl es version 1.1 tested on Hero that will definitely optimize performance of your Android applications designed for it. OpenGL ES 1.1 is derived from desktop OpenGL 1.5 and emphasizes hardware acceleration of the API, but is fully backwards compatible with OpenGL ES 1.0. OpenGL ES 1.1 provides enhanced...

How to Activate Your Windows Phone 7/HD2 Live Services

If you have an HTC HD2 you may know about the greatest news of the week. We now have the chance to have Windows Phone 7 running smoothly on our Leo, but what about live services? Thanks to XDA member ceesheim, we have now a complete guide to make it work. The guide includes a...

Relive Old Times with NES Emulator for WP7

If you are into emulators and old games, or if you are simply nostalgic and have a soft spot for 8 bit graphics, XDA member Tuska has posted a new NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) for the new and coming Windows Phone 7 platform. The emulator is in its initial stages but according to the dev,...

New Forums Now Available: Motorola Milestone 2, Sony Ericsson Arc, and Dell Streak 7

Once again, the voices of the people have been heard by our administrators and as such we have added forums for development, general talks, and apps for 3 new devices (many of them not even out yet). The Motorola Milestone series adds yet another member to its clan with the Milestone 2. Other growing players...

HD2 Running Windows Phone 7: Impressions from a Regular User

As you may know, the new operating system was ported to HTC Leo a couple of days ago, the work was done by an elite team of developers that is responsible for some of the biggest and most important achievements in mobile world; some of them also respected members in XDA. Yesterday, and thanks to the...

Custom DIY Dock For Phones With Cases Or Extended Batteries

If you're one of the many device owners that have provided protection in the form of a case or perhaps added an aftermarket extended battery, you'll know how hard it is to find a dock that fits. XDA forum member jonagpa has the solution to this in the form of a custom DIY dock, which ultimately...

Official Stance from Swype Inc. Regarding Swype Distribution

A while back, we published our (XDA administration) stance on what constitutes legal distribution of Swype and what didn't. Well, we finally got an official statement from the developers at Swype Inc. as we have seen many people who still argue that it is ok to share Swype in certain ways (via apk, etc). It...

Multi-Touch Support Recovery – Testers Needed!

If you are waiting for fully working multi-touch on your Android device, XDA forum member chad0989 has been working on an updated recovery that supports multi-touch for all devices! The XDA member states that he is fairly confident that all amoled devices are able to get either 3 or 5 point multi-touch. Note though that there...

Galaxy S Sim Unlock Without Code

For those of you who are beholden to one carrier and locked to your Samsung Galaxy S device, fear not as XDA forum member helroz has written an app to unlock your device for you! Galaxy S unlock is free and can unlock other variants of the popular line of Samsung Android devices. In order to run...

Install Apk’s the Easy Way With Online Apk Installer

Welcome to the wonderful world of Android. For many, installing apps is a no issue as many come from the world of Windows Mobile (cab installs). In the case of Android, the process is no different to install apks, but there are people who still need a bit of hand holding until they get their...

A Story You Don’t Want to Miss: This is Why People are Proud of the XDA Developers!

No development news this time, just a funny story about an XDA member telling about a talk he had with a Carphone Warehouse employee. We thought we'd share it with you as it really shows you why we are so proud of the developers on XDA! Check it out!

Improve Your Overall Galaxy Experience with Galaxy Tuner (Korean Models Only)

Do you own a Galaxy device? If so, you may want to check out what XDA member dowkim10 has in store for you. The dev has created a set of tweaks for system performance that are rolled into a single package with a simple and nice UI to utilize. You can modify several parameters including...