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Android on the HP TouchPad: Let’s Do It!

You might have heard that HP is no longer supporting webOS devices. Now that the TouchPad is on sale for $100 or less around the internet, there is great interest in porting Android to the tablet. At XDA, we push the limits of our mobile devices, and getting Android ported to the TouchPad would be...

Port Sense ROMs Between Sense Devices in Six Easy Steps!

Mmmm! Smell that? Sorry to get your hopes up; it's not bacon. That's actually the smell of DEVELOPMENT! Here on XDA-Developers, we love developers of all shapes, sizes, and skill levels. We also take kindly to those older, more established developers who help the new guys out by writing helpful guides.Luckily that's precisely what XDA Recognized Developer samuel2706 has accomplished. To...

Secure Settings – A Tasker Plugin

Android device owners who use Tasker, may be interested to learn of  a new plugin from XDA forum member intangibleDroid.Secure Settings is a Tasker/Locale compatible plugin for Android OS 2.2 and above, and allows users to :Toggle the keyguard Lock the device Set or reset the device's password/pin Run any linux command (with/without root) Tasker users can store command output info...

Mango RTM 7720 Available

A few days ago, we learned, thanks to XDA member mmian, that Windows Phone 7 Mango RTM 7720 was available for MS employees. One day later, XDA Retired Moderator itje re-posted the Mango RTM by LongShot442 for everyone who wanted it. This version is now updated with Chevron and more languages including Norwegian. Just be sure that...

BeWeather Beta Brings Your Forecast In Style

What happens when a popular BlackBerry developer takes note of the wonderful world of Android? Wonderful development, of course! XDA forum member pfluger proves this to us with his first Android application--BeWeather.With BeWeather, you can get detailed and aesthetically appealing forecasts in the form of up to 11 widgets. Playing upon one of the key strengths of...

Transparent Gmail, Google Voice, Market and More Apps

Lately, we have seen many mods and themes for some of the most used applications on our Android devices and to extend the list of available mods even more, we found one set created by XDA member fernando sor, who has been theming apps and such for over a year. His latest work includes transparent...

(Breaking) HTC Holiday – First Pictures Leaked

This week has started with many interesting news like Google buying Motorola Mobility. Right now, we have exclusive pictures of a new HTC device code named Holiday, courtesy of XDA member habitat22 . This device is a super giant opening a new format with 4.5" qHD display! So far, little is known, but some possible specs...

Epic Audio Visualizer – New Live Wallpapers Added!

XDAer Metastable's Epic Audio Visualizer collection of sound-receptive live wallpapers has been enjoyed by many users since its release back in June. Correspondingly, Metastable has added several new wallpapers since, along with bugfixes and various optimisations across the wallpaper collection.Recent additions include Falling Object, Laser and Galaxy style visualisations. As with some of the stock Android...

[BREAKING] Google Purchases Motorola Mobility

After the original Eclair-premiering Droid redeemed a failing Motorola way back in 2009, the company's dedication to the Android platform became set in stone. We've seen awe-inspiring devices such as the Droid X and the Atrix along with more forgettable entries to the canon of the little green robot, including the Backflip and the Devour....

1st Gen Mango 7713 Custom ROM For HTC Windows Phone 7 Specific Devices

Many great news are coming for Windows Phone 7, and we start with a great one coming from XDA member mwang, who is well known for previous multi device Windows Mobile ROM´s.Mango 7713 Custom ROM for HTC WP7 First Generation devices is the second big step towards customization brought by DarkForces Team. The ROM is...

Introducing The Unbrickable Captivate

Some of the Samsung Galaxy devices earned a reputation of being almost impossible to brick, which is of course not exactly true (although they are harder to brick than their HTC counterparts). It looks like the research for the perfect way of unbricking a Captivate has led XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler to discover something rather interesting. With...

Do You Know Everything There Is To Know About Lithium Ion Batteries? If Not, Read This…

One of the biggest gripes that we have with our beloved devices is the fact that their battery life, for the most part, sucks. This is partially because the horse power on our devices has increased substantially over the past few years, but the same cannot be said about the battery technology. Lithium ion batteries...