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HTC HD2 Gets Mango Bliss – SD Card And All!

I had an article published yesterday night for a couple of hours, which due to the magic of Word Press, ended up being completely blank. This article was a plea of help from devs to get someone to aid with a compatibility issue that was hindering Mango on the HD2. Apparently, there were modules in...

First HTC Sensation ROM With Enabled Full Dual-Core Support

Do you know how dual core processors work? They contain two central processing units integrated into one circuit, just think of it as a four-lane highway as opposed to a two-lane one. Dual-core processors can handle twice as much data without making the processors themselves any faster.XDA Recognized Developer mike1986. presented today the first HTC...

Workaround For Flash’s Low FPS on Asus Transformer

Quite possibly, one of the only annoyances that plagues the Honeycomb stock browser is its inability to properly use its full 30 fps potential on flash videos. At least, this seems to be the case for a few custom roms in certain devices like the Asus Transformer. After doing a bit of looking around, XDA...

Make Your Galaxy Tab More Versatile Thanks to USB Host Functionality

We all want one thing with our devices, and that is that they become an ultimate electronic Swiss Army knife. One feature that only certain devices are privy to is the ability to use their USB ports as hosts in order to accept external devices such as input hardware like keyboards and mice, as well...

A Tribute to the HTC HD2 – Part One

The HTC HD2 is the most developed device in the history of XDA-Developers.  Over 1 million posts on more than 45 thousand threads across 17 sub-forums covering five operating systems, the HD2 remains in the top 25 most active devices on XDA almost two years after its release. Its success spoke to all manufacturers about what...

Unbrick Your Hummingbird-Powered Device by Creating Your Own Bootloader

How would you like to create your own bootloader? Sounds a bit daunting, no? Aside from the inherent "cool factor," having this ability could get your device out of some tough spots that would otherwise require the use of JTAG.Thanks to the work of a team lead by XDA Recognized Developer Rebellos, this is now possible for...

Change Your .ko Files on the Fly With Module Loader

Do you enjoy messing around with different kernel modules on your Android-powered smart phone? Being a XDA reader, you probably equate an empty /system/lib/modules directory with murder. That's with good reason, as modules practically give life to your device by adding support for Samba (cifs.ko), Fuse (fuse.ko), TUN/TAP devices (tun.ko), and more.However, what happens when one wishes...

Android on HP TouchPad Bounty: Now Over $2,000

XDA has teamed up with HackNMod to pool together resources in an effort to make the bounty for porting Android to the HP TouchPad as large as possible. As a reminder, you can still find TouchPads for sale for a little as $99 (though they're sold out for a couple of weeks, we're told). With...

Get Your Old Android Market Back

After all this Touchpad madness and some other hot news, I got back to writing and been reading that a lot of members would want to go back to older Market application; XDA member Omnichron show us a way to revert back to older version by replacing some files on your Android device´s directory. You...

Smooth YouTube Downloader For Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile owners might be interested to learn about XDA forum member zorc's YouTube downloader application for Windows Mobile devices.The application allows users to search and download videos from YouTube in different formats and qualities, including mp3.The app has been tested on the Topaz WVGA running Windows Mobile 6.5, but the dev says it should work...

Logcat No More Thanks to Log This

Logcat is an unquestionably important tool. Not only do logs help end-users figure out what's going wrong with their Android-powered smart phones, but they also help developers figure out what's going wrong with end-users' smart phones. Unfortunately, many of the same users who experience issues either don't have the SDK installed or don't know how to get...

Challenge Your Friends With Four In a Row

Remember when the only games available to young kids were of the analog variety? While some would argue that the advent of high tech gadgetry and gaming has yielded a generation with a heightened prevalence of attention disorders, I argue that those who never experienced the Sonics and Marios missed out on some of the...