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Get ADW Launcher 2 in Beta!

When I discovered this thread, it shocked me slightly as to the fact that it hasn't received more 'buzz'. ADW, to me, has always been a pretty dandy launcher. It's always ran quickly, had awesome customising options and rarely crashed (if ever). That's why when I found out ADW has a second version in beta,...

Motorola Atrix 4G Bootloader About To Be Unlocked

Many of us were saddened to find out that the bootloader in Motorola's powerful new Atrix 4G is just as locked down as other recent devices from the manufacturer. However, thanks to some sleuth work care of XDA forum member dasmoover, we may be one rather large step closer to solving that problem. Interestingly enough (I don't know...

Look At What Your Phone Has Been Recording With Location Cache Viewer for Android

By now, we are sure taht you are either skeptical, paranoid, or completely freaked out about the news regarding the massive amounts of data being recorded by your device. It really didn't take long for some developers to start working on a solution to this problem, but as with every problem, the biggest concern is...

Feeling Watched? You Should Be…

Unless you have not been listening to the news over the last couple of days, you probably know that many cell phone users' data is being tracked by Apple as we speak. Location and several parameters about your phone are constantly being recorded by the device and sent out to a huge (unencrypted) database, which...

Manage All Your Boot Animations with Bootanimation Utility

Sometimes, for however short amount of time it may be on for, it's nice to be greeted by your phone by a potentially awesome boot animation. Now, that's all well and good, but getting the boot animation onto your phone and setting it to run is usually best done with an app. I'm sure there...

Grab That Honey With HoneyRun For Android

We know perfectly well that our beloved devices are used for a wide variety of things including phone calls (duh!), business, multi-media, and much more. However, one forbidden pleasure, which does not become apparent right away is the gaming ingredient that our devices carry with them. To make matters worse, many of the games available for...

Rooting Your (Xperia) PLAY as Easy as Child’s Play?

Not too long ago, our own talented news writer mic_888 covered the Sony Xperia PLAY launch event. Now it looks like the device has just been rooted. In typical XDA fashion, we just have to provide you with an easy way. Thanks to XDA forum member Bin4ry's latest how-to guide, it looks like the answer to this...

Root Your Gingerbread Device With Gingerbreak

Hacking at its best is what this community is all about. The more technology advances, new challenges arise and developers across the globe step up to the plate to try and tackle the obstacles that manufacturer's put on devices, thus, preventing us from using them to their full potential. XDA moderator Chainfire brings us a slightly...

Pokemon Tower Defense for Android and PC

XDA member convolution presents a well known game for your Android device or your PC: Pokemon Tower Defense, when a pack of wild Rattata attack Professor Oak's lab, it is up to you to stop them. Set out on your own Pokemon journey, to catch and train all pokemon and try to solve the mystery...

Tablet Optimised HoneyBread V4 Theme for CM7

If you're one of those clever chappies' who uses Cyanogen Mod 7 after the several fantastic RC and stable releases, you'll most likely be familiar with its great theme engine. It's a great idea, we know. But if you're a Honeycomb person, like me, and you like the icons used and the way it works...

LEGO Adjustable Mobile Stand (Cradle)

Who doesn´t remember LEGO building blocks? Certainly, most of us had them when younger or still have them somewhere in your basement. XDA member bad pixel built an adjustable mobile stand (cradle) using LEGO pieces. Originally created for the Nexus One but can fit almost any device, this original cradle will let you place your...

ZDclock for Android

XDA member ikaola presents this notification application for your Android device. ZDclock is a nice styled tool that not only will work as a regular alarm but also will remind you of birthdays, anniversary, medicine schedules, and more. The app includes three widgets and the chance to configure the frequency of rings: Ring once, weekly,...