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SGS II Rooted!!!

Our devs never cease to amaze us on how they can accomplish the feats that they do. Thanks to XDA moderator Chainfire, all the proud owners of the Samsung Galaxy S II can officially tell the rest of the Android world "we also have root!" While we knew that it was bound to happen sooner or later, root...

Keep Things Simple with AndroidControl for PCs

When modifying the software of our devices, it can become a little tiresome to constantly switch programs in order to find the right tool. For this reason, XDA forum member nickiberli took the time to create an easy-to-use .exe with a tidy GUI and access to all of the functions you should need, all in one...

Make Your Voice Heard – The FCC Wants To Hear Your Thoughts on AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

Well, it looks as it will be a smooth sailing for the merger between the two US carriers AT&T and T-Mobile... or will it? According to a Public Notice published in the FCC website, the entity would like to get some feedback from someone else aside from the involved parties in the merger. This means...

UOT Kitchen – Online Theme Kitchen for Android

XDA member mendozinas presents this kitchen theme for Android devices. It takes files from your ROM and adds any modifications you choose. It works for most custom deodexed Froyo (2.2) and Gingerbead (2.3.x) roms. The kitchen features support for stock odexed roms, support for GB roms with Sense, optional Theme preview, overscroll glowing, font packs,...

Android 2.3.4 About to Roll Out to Nexus S, Available for Download Now

The release of a new version of the Android operating system brings with it a new base on which to find cutting-edge ROMs for almost all devices. Gingerbread 2.3.4 is the latest to be announced - an incremental update, which will of course first be rolled out over the air to Google's flagship Nexus S...

XDA Insider – 29 April – XDA TV

In this episode of XDA Insider on XDA TV, Sean interviews developer mendozinas, maker of the wildly popular Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen (UOT Kitchen). Mendozinas talks about how he came up with the idea for UOT kitchen, the bandwidth requires to support his kitchen, and how he feels about azrienoch. Click on to see the...

Tutorial: How to Flash and Root Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

Ok Galaxy owners, heres a great tip! XDA member hubix presents an interesting tutorial on how to upgrade and root your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830. A full guide that will lead you through every step to successfully upgrade your device, including a list of the necessary files, preparing your phone, flashing and rooting, all explained...

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Rooted!

Merely days after its release earlier this month, Acer's Iconia A500 Android Honeycomb tablet has been rooted! The tablet, which features a unique Acer UI skin, front and back facing cameras, and a 1GHz dual-core Tegra2 processor, will now allow superuser permissions as a result of some clever work from XDA member monki-magic (original post...

New Concept for Live Wallpaper – Introducing Lightwell for Android

It is amazing to see how new ideas can be incorporated into already existing ones. Lightwell, created by XDA member dedeep is a live wallpaper that actually will display some useful information (in plain text) such as date, time, battery level, your current location (not just the city but the address), and how long you have...

Newsplat with Caplat – 28 April – XDA TV

In today's episode of the Newsplat with Caplat on XDA TV, Sam talks about The Business Insider, which featured XDA-Developers on their 'Top 25 Tech Gurus' list; A CM7 port for the HTC Thunderbolt 4G and Location Cache Viewer for Android, an app which allows you to see what your phone is recording in terms...

Get Your Art Going On Your Android Device With Fresco

Ever since the invention of Paint for computers, there has been a need for better and far more polished drawing applications that allow us to express our true artistic side. As new concepts and tools have evolved, drawings done in your computer have been getting better and better since newer tools allow for effect such...

Auto-Rotating TouchWiz Launcher for Gingerbread

If you are a fan of Touchwiz, check out this modded auto-rotating version for the Galaxy S by XDA forum member pawitp.For de-odexed ROMs only, the mod features the following branches:5_icon_dock, enabling 5 icons in the dock alphabetical, which lets you arrange the menu alphabetically landscape, enabling landscape mode no_app_tile, no app background tiles translucent_bg, enabling a translucent background...