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Think Your Passwords Are Secure? Find Out With Total Password Security

Just like the quest for increasing your battery life, trying to stay secure seems to be one of those ever allusive. Often times, the weakest link in the metaphorical security chain is a weak password.Looking to help alleviate this problem, XDA forum member TheWhiteBandito has created a simple app with two functions: generating passwords and checking password...

Breaking – Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich First Shots Leaked

Thanks to a tip from XDA member jjsoviet we can bring you what has been circulating around some mobile sites regarding the leaked pictures of the upcoming and most anticipated Android 2.4/4.0, code name Ice Cream Sandwich. We can see from the pictures leaked that blue will be all around the re designed UI. Some...

Motorola Triumph Forums Added

A little late of an announcement but worth pointing out for those of you who have not noticed this. Late last week, we added Motorola's latest member of the droid family to our forums. The Motorola Triumph is a step in the opposite direction for Motorola. It was likely released as a mid range phone,...

Operation “Iron Fist” is Now in Full Force

XDA Members,Of all the complaints we as Mods and Admins get about XDA, 95% relate to a small minority of users--most of them new to the community--who are disrespectful and rude, and that come to XDA with a sense of entitlement. These non-contributing members are the bane of XDA. They ruin the fun for everyone...

Gameboy Emulator For Windows Phone 7

If you are fan of emulators, this will be of your liking. XDA member Badcam3 informed us about a Gameboy emulator for Windows Phone 7. The UI is really great, integrated to the point that you can see it as it was a native application and you can find games such as Wario, Pandas vs. Ninjas, Doodle...

Check Please!

"A penny saved is a penny earned"; what does that mean to you? For many, it is the difference between spending a few extra bucks on dinner with your friends or being able to pay next months rent. Watching your wallet and being a tightwad may seem uncouth, but lets face it, we all have to do it eventually....

See Emoji And Other Fonts On Your Android Device

If you want to be able to see emoji iPhone emoticons on your Android device as well as see other fonts which currently show up as square boxes, XDA forum member Mahlhavoc has written a tutorial on how to do this.You'll need to download Font Changer for root users (free in the Market), a root explorer...

Protect Your Apps with FingerPrint Scanner SDK

This is a speculative development. It technically doesn't go anywhere, however, it has the potential to be amazing and fully supported with the right kind of developers behind it. A few days ago, AuthenTec, an international development company, released the SDK for fingerprint scanning technology on all Android smartphones. At first, the thread really didn't...

Writepad: Handwriting Optimised For Stylus – Beta Testers Required

Tablet owners looking for a smooth writing experience should check out XDA forum member transceiver's Writepad application for Android tablets.Originally written for the Asus EeePad Transformer running Android 3.2, the dev is interested to find out how it works on other tablets and is looking for beta testers.Current features include -No lag and no jitter between...

Monitor Your Battery Drain on Standby with DrainGuard

Recently, I've been trying to gauge how reliable my Nexus S battery is. Guessing averages and predicting the time until you lose your electronic life line is all well and good when you take into account how rubbish the stock Android battery-usage app is. However, there is no excuse to not waid through XDA-Developers and...

Access Your Android SD Card From Another Device

Here's how to access the content of your SD card from another device or computer; XDA member jhonnyx1000 shows us that using File Expert on your Android device will let you channel your SD card through your wireless router making it accessible while connected to the same network. The application lets you do all basic...

Newsplat with Caplat – 8 August – XDA TV

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam doesn't feel very well. During the copious amount of time you're going to spend feeling sorry for him, he gives you a brief overview of the latest update from Google, Honeycomb 3.2 for the ASUS Transformer, and some of its features and changes. Click on for the episode!