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How to Encode HD Video for Windows Phone 7

We know that Zune software has an automatic conversion tool but quality is not always what you'd expect or want. XDA member rvmax wrote an interesting guide on how to encode HD video in 720p or 1080p for your Windows Phone 7 devices. The guide includes a step by step installation with links to the...

Turn ASUS Updates Into CWM Flashable Roms

It looks like the development efforts for the Asus Transformer are beginning to kick into high gear now that more people are being able to get their hands on one of these tablets. One of the latest lucky devs to get their hands on one was XDA Recognized Developer supercurio, who wrote something very useful for...

GO SMS Pro for Android Updated

We just found out that XDA member happyllj has updated GO SMS application for our Android devices. As some reviews state, this is a better app for texting than stock. It supports batch actions for deleting, marking all, or backing up, and can back-up your text messages to your SD card, email, or Dropbox. You...

Sam Caplat – Xperia Arc Unboxing – XDA TV

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam takes a bit of a break from his niche and unboxes the extremely anticipated Xperia Arc, a phone which has had quite a lot of buzz on and off of XDA-Developers. This glorious device comes stocked with the custom 2.3.3 Sony Ericsson Gingerbread UI, complete in the box...

SGS II Free SIM Unlock via nv_data.bin

If you read our article on the SGS 2 SIM unlock application which was based on the work of XDA Recognised Developer Odia, you might be interested in finding out the nitty gritty or perhaps want more control over each of the steps. The XDA devs original instructions are based on SIM unlocking via nv_data.bin and will...

Attention Sense Developers! Sense SDK Coming Soon

In an incredible turn of events, it looks like the whole openness of platforms is getting... well, more open. Yesterday, HTC launched a new website called htcdev.com, and as you may have guessed from reading the title of this article, HTC will be providing devs with the SDK for their very own UI, HTC Sense....

Windows 7 MIUI Theme

Who here is a Windows 7 user? I see quite a few hands raised. It's a great looking OS, that's for sure. But what would you say to having that great UI on your phone? Unfortunately I can't point you to a thread which is titled, "Running Windows 7 on [insert device name here]", but I...

Hacked Camera App Brings 1080p at 30 FPS, 30 Mbit and CD-Quality Audio to the Galaxy S II

The video quality produced by the Samsung Galaxy S II's camera is quite nice for a mobile phone. In fact, not too long ago, its video recording capabilities would have been considered in line with high end camcorders. This being XDA, however, we are never quite content with technicalities such as "stock specifications." Luckily, XDA forum...

Dolphin Browser HD 5 — We’re Out of Beta!

Do you remember that Dolphin Browser private beta that I wrote about several weeks ago? Only a few managed to get in the closed beta, but thanks to them, the app was refined and crafted over a long period to make sure that the final version was really impressive. The final product is finally here...

Snapbucket: Snap, Style, and Share!

With the prevalence of camera phones, it is now possible for everyone and their mother to become a photographer. However, what you do after taking the picture is often what can take your photo from "amateur" status to "professional". To help accomplish this, The Photobucket Team has developed Snapbucket, the complete package to turn your photos from "drab" to...

Run Your Favorite GreaseMonkey Scripts On Your Phone With Tampermonkey for Android

If you are familiar with GreaseMonkey and love writing your own scripts, then you will be really glad to know that XDA member _der_ has come up with a very handy application to run your scripts in your Android device. This plugin was originally available for Google Chrome, but since the dev wanted to have a...

Protect Your Apps With Advanced App Locker for Android

One perk of carrying around an expensive smartphone is the fact that you can show off all the cool tips, tricks, hacks, games, and everything that you can think of to all your friends. However, it is almost inevitable that someone may ask for your phone to mess with it for a bit and then...