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TextRact- OCR for Android and Windows Mobile

XDA member yossio presents the first beta of TextRact for Android and Windows Mobile operating systems. This application will let you get the text associated with an image using the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) method. You can choose an image from your device or take a new one with the camera. Then, you will have...

Samsung Wave (Bada) Gets a Taste of Froyo

Thanks to XDA member AndroBada, we see that the BadaOS section was not added in vain. As it turns out, the Android appeal seems to be gaining momentum all across the mobile platforms. This time, we see that a project has been started to port Android to the Samsung Wave, which is a device running...

How to Use Amazon App Store Outside of the US

Well, as of earlier this week, Amazon's very own competitor to the Android Market came out into the wild, offering a new version of Angry Birds for free for that day only (as incentive for people to get the app). However, this only had so much reach as this new market cannot be used outside...

Icon Set Aelous HD for Android

It´s always nice when we find new nice icons for our Android devices. This time, XDA member Raadius presents his third icon set called Aelous HD containing more than 40 original 125x125 icons for use with launchers such as Go Launcher, Sweeter Home, ADW Ex, or with ROMs like MIUI. The developer has included in...

Stay Safe During the Zombie Apocalypse with Outbreak! Zombies for Android

Yearning for a tool specifically geared at saving you from the impending Zombie Apocalypse? Well you've come to the right place, as XDA forum member theblacknight may have exactly what you're looking for with the location-aware game "Outbreak! Zombies." In the words of the developer: To play you simply download the app and enter a user name. You will...

A2SDGUI (GUI for Darktremor A2SD)

If you're a fan of the Darktremor A2SD scripts, things have been made a lot easier for you by XDA forum member elgubbo. The XDA member has made a GUI for the scripts and includes the following features: Show location of apps and toggle from Internal to EXT Show if Zipalign runs on boot and toggle Show if swap...

Give Your Android A Taste of 7 With Launcher 7

Undecided on what device you will be getting next? Can't think of a reason to buy a Windows Phone 7 over an Android device? Well, thanks to the efforts of XDA members GinoCorleone and Timo Kujala, you will be able to sleep tight at night knowing that you did not have to make that difficult choice....

How-To: Mount the /Cache Partition as a Fake SD Card

This won’t be useful to most users but to those of us who have a SD card that is either no longer recognized by the phone for some reason or just plain doesn’t work anymore, this will help. I’m going to show you how to mount your phone’s /cache partition as your /sdcard partition, allowing the...

Manage Your Device With AntTek App Manager Root

Do you like Android's stock app manager? If the answer to that question is no, then you should certainly take a quick look at what XDA member leducbao has prepared for you. AntTek App Manager Root is an app manager replacement for rooted devices that is packed with extra options not found in the regular...

Agenda Widget for Android

It´s amazing how many threads with interesting applications we miss as they are literally swallowed by our immense traffic. This time we found Agenda widget for your Android device presented by XDA member roflharrison. View your events and tasks on your home screen with Honeycomb scrolling support, appearance settings now with preview, new skins, date...

Take Screenshots of Your Honeycomb Device with Screenshot ER

We are all familiar and fond of apps that are able to take screenshots of our device's screens. This is a fantastic tool to showcase the work of devs, as well as to show off your own style and compare it to other's devices. However, there are not many (if any) apps of this kind...

Motorola Keys Discovery Was a Hoax

Well, I guess it sometimes happens. There are rather tricky people out there in the world who make this internet of ours a place where you need to ensure that your eyes are not deceiving you. You may recall an article that came to light yesterday regarding the successful hacking of Motorola's keys that protect...