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Android Malware Now Capable of Recording Your Phone Calls

As the Android OS gains momentum, there are an increasing number of reports of Android malware surfacing, and XDA forum member srikanth.naidu has drawn our attention to a new malware recently reported.The new find, was originally reported by researchers at CA Security and features an advanced Trojan which can record infected devices conversations and upload to a...

BackLight Notifications Mod For Galaxy SII

Owners of the beast that is the Samsung Galaxy SII will be pleased to hear about the BLN mod by XDA forum member sicopat.BackLight Notification will get the 'menu' and 'back' buttons to light up when you receive a new text, email, or missed call, which means you won't need to unlock the screen to discover...

Zune Social Tagger

When you use your Windows Phone 7 to download or buy music using your Zune Pass on either your computer or device, your purchases will carry proper tags and display album art as well as the artist's background picture and Zune Live Tile, so your multimedia experience will be more complete.A few months ago, XDA...

JBED – Run Java Games And Apps On Your Android Device

XDA member mohammadN published his latest application for your Android devices. JBED will let you run any Java/J2ME/MIDP games or applications natively with JBed Android Java Emulator. The developer created a signed flash-able package for easy installation: just flash this package on clockworkmod recovery version 2 and up. The app was tested on a HTC Wildfire...

DFT Released HSPL / RSPL for HTC WP7 First Generation Devices

Good news for the owners of HTC devices equipped with Windows Phone 7. XDA member Cotulla, well known for his many achievements along with Dark Forces Team, released RSPL / HSPL for first generation HTC WP7 devices . With this tool, we can expect developers and Chefs to start making custom ROMs based on Microsoft's...

Unofficial XDA TV App Now Optimized for Phones Too!

Earlier in the week, we brought you news of a particularly useful tablet app by XDA forum member nathanpc that provided you with an XDA TV experience catering towards large-screened devices. However, several users requested that a phone-optimized version also be released.Luckily, the developer has now released a smartphone-optimized version. Featuring the same content and a similar interface,...

Prevent Inadvertent Volume Changes With Volume Control+

Have you ever missed a call because you unintentionally lowered the ringer volume? Have you been searching for a way to lock the volume to make sure this doesn't happen? If so, XDA forum member CuBz90 has stumbled across the perfect solution that can be obtained for free from the Android Market.In addition to allowing you to...

Alternative PDF Viewer for Android

PDF remains a very popular format for sharing and sending documents. You might have seen video game instructions in PDF format, or perhaps a recent corporate document came your way saved as a pdf. This format has been around since 1993 and was classified as an open standard in 2008. Since then, pdf has become a...

Give Your Samsung Continuum the Gift of Leaked Froyo!

While the Samsung Continuum is capable of some quite impressive feats that no other Android phone can do, one thing it cannot do is upgrade past Android 2.1 Eclair. Well, that was true until XDA forum member imnuts provided us with the leaked Android 2.2 Froyo build that Verizon and Samsung have yet to share with us.Alleviating the...

Finally HTC offering web Bootloader unlock

XDA member kaintfm let us know some great news for all HTC lovers with newer devices out there. According to HTC´s Facebook page, the Bootloader Unlock tool will be web-based, require a valid email address, a device-specific token, and it will require your consent to void parts of the warranty. After all is said and...

The State Of Our Site – Not An Official Statement But A Perspective

You all know that we have had the Portal up and running for a little over 18 months now. In that time, we have added lots and lots and lots of content from all around the site. Everything has been featured here from themes and icons, to apps, mods, guides, and even some rather questionable...

See Your Routing In Action With Visual Traceroute for Android

Ever wanted to run a traceroute when on the go? If so, you've surely noticed that the options available to you on the "little green robot that could" are quite limited. To remedy this, XDA forum member RyanZA has created a visual traceroute application.By using the ping command, Visual Traceroute determines your data's path to the server...