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Interview With Recognized Developer capychimp pt. 2 of 3

Without further introduction, we continue with the second part of this interview with XDA Recognized Developer capychimp; in case you missed it, part one can be found here. orb3000: What were the main obstacles you found during the process of cooking the first Kingdom Sense 3.0 version? capychimp: the main thing was the mic, no matter what...

Remap Your Windows Phone 7 Hard Keys

Since the dawn of smartphones, hard keys are becoming obsolete. Manufactures have gone from complete utilization of hard keys, to only having a few keys, such as the volume control, camera and power button. Are your hard keys gathering dust because your prone to using touch screen widgets or apps for these functions?  What if you had...

If You Have a Wave And Long For Android, Check This Out…

Porting is the ultimate frontier in the development world. This involves getting device A to run something designed to work on device B and make it work just like in device A. This is not to be confused with emulation, which involves running code designed for some device inside a program that resembles the running...

ASUS Releases Kernel Source for Transformer

It looks like the life of all the kernel developers working on the ASUS Transformer is about to get leaps and bounds easier. According to a thread started by XDA member Roach2010, ASUS finally released the much awaited kernel sources of 8.4.4.5, which is the latest and greatest to come from the manufacturer. This is the...

Add A Little “Gravity” To Your Home Screen

We all like and enjoy LWP on our Android devices. It is that one shinning beacon of light that we can always brag about. Things like moving waves, weather, Mario completing worlds all by himself, Tetris, and much more. All that can be played with on our home screen. If you are still hungry for...

HD2 Keeps On Living… Sense 3.0 With Working 720p Camera

Without a doubt, the HTC HD2 is one of HTC's greatest devices of all time. The shape factor, screen size, and raw power and capabilities are unmatched by most phones that came around when this was released, and even now. Not too long ago, XDA member mccmjoon76 successfully started porting a Sense 3.0 rom from the Desire...

bit.ly App for Android

Everyone uses URL shorteners these days and now we have the chance to get an option for using bit.ly shorteners as an application on our Android devices. This app is brought to you, courtesy of XDA member j.13.leach brings D Bitly. D Bitly client for Android will shorten your links and give you the option to view previously...

Need a Business Card Program On Your Android Device? Try This…

One of the most important tools in the business world, regardless of whatever industry you may be in, is the business card. This is a physical presentation of yourself and your company that the person will refer to if they need information about anything that you can provide them with. The regular business card normally...

TrackMe for Google Earth & Maps Now in Windows Phone 7

If you come from the golden age of Windows Mobile, sure you`ll remember the tracking tool TrackMe, a GPS tracker that according to it`s creator, uses the location services on your phone to retrieve your current position. The information can be used for displaying tracks in real time or pre-recorded with Google Earth, Maps, or similar...

Motorola to Unlock Atrix Bootloader in Future Update?

Well, it seems as if we're either in the Twilight Zone or in a parallel universe now.  First HTC and now Motorola appear to be playing nicely with us enthusiasts. In the latest version of the Motorola Atrix bootloader intended for Hong Kong and Taiwan devices, the bootloader appears to be unlockable upon entering everyone's...

Flick Your Device And Change Your Brightness – Brightness Motion for Android

It is rather ironic how we tend to take utmost care of our devices so that they don't get hit, scratched, or damaged and yet we install and create apps that work by flicking or slinging them. These are the kinds of apps hat make the accelerometer built in them a rather useful feature as...

Flashing Alerts for Android Updated

Believe it or not, our stock phones lack a lot of very handy features that, for the most part, would make sense if they were available from the start. With this in mind, a while back, XDA member rdude created an app for the EVO 4G that enabled the LED to notify you of certain events...