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Asus Transformer Minor Teardown

Asus EeePad Transformer owners out there might have heard or experienced the lightbleed issues posted around here in the forums. XDA forum member hybridau was suffering from a light bleed spot and decided to try to do something about it. In order to get to fix the issue, the XDA member performed a minor disassemble of...

WP7 Developer Contest: Last Chance to Enter!

If you want to be a part of the Windows Phone 7 developer contest, you've got two weeks left. As a reminder, the first 100 submissions will get an XDA T-Shirt. Participants will also have a chance at winning a new Windows Phone 7 device plus an Amazon gift card. Winners will become a Windows...

Never Lose Your Progress Again, Backup Your Angry Birds Data

The great thing about having root access is the freedom that comes with it. You can flash a new ROM anytime, anywhere, and as often as you like. But what does that mean for your games? The game apk itself can generally be backed up to your Google account, but the progress is usually lost forever....

Control Your PC With WP7 App Remote

Fancy controlling your PC from the comfort of your WP7 device? XDA forum member DeathLamp is developing Remote, an app that lets you access and control your computer from anywhere. Remote comes with a server -application and lets you scroll through all your files, start them, close or maximise. Depending on which application is in the...

MPlayer Android Updated With Source

Good news for MPlayer fans - following from the successful port to Android reported back in January by XDA forum member ajeet17181, now comes the latest update from the XDA member. For those not familiar with MPlayer, it's a free and open source media player available for all major operating systems and supports a wide variety...

Want to Run Linux In Your Transformer? There May Be Hope Soon…

By now, there are a bunch of devices in our beloved site that have gained the ability to run Linux distros thanks to our devs. The latest one to be going down that path is the Asus Transformer. XDA member seshmaru posted a guide that explains how to flash Ubuntu onto Tegra 2 based devices. This...

SimpleText for Android – Create Your Own Text Icons

XDA member redphx wrote about SimpleText for Android devices. It´s a minimalistic text icon creator which will let you add the sentences or phrases you want to your home screen. This light application does not require any root permission at all. The latest version has the option to write to the desktop widgets, added full...

Balance The Sound Coming From Your Speakers In Your Transformer

Unfortunately, many people who got the first batch of Asus Transformers got them with a slew of problems. There have been glitches in Honeycomb, connectivity issues with the dock, and a few others. However, the one that stood out the most (or at least the one that people have complained about the most) is the...

Take Back Control of Your Texty Notifications With Tasker

Are you a Chrome Texty user tired of the popup notifications left on your device even after a message has been read? Do you wish you could use an automation program such as Tasker to alleviate the issue? Lucky for you, XDA forum member strictlyrude27 has described how to do precisely this in his latest guide. Following his...

Spoof Your MAC Address The Easy Way

There are several parameters and things that we can play around with in our beloved mobile devices. Sometimes, modifying things have the added advantage of unlocking new abilities or gaining access to options that were forbidden for some reason. XDA member clarkkov has posted an interesting yet controversial guide on how to spoof your MAC address....

First Motorola Xoom Cooked ROM Available

Thanks to XDA member bigrushdog, we now have the first Motorola Xoom cooked ROM available. The Tiamat Team presents Xoom Rom 1.0 Deodexed, featuring a packed ROM with Tiamat 1.4.4 stock GPU, rooted with SU and superuser, desktop UA string, CRT screen off animation, call setting with SIP, SMS capable, Wifi Ad-Hoc mod enabled, USB mass storage...

WP7 Music Player Clone for Android

If you know and like the default music player on Windows Phone 7 but have an Android device, this is your lucky day. XDA member fileboy22 told us about this application that even the biggest Android fan will agree that this is far better than the stock music player on Android. Fede’s Music Player, even...