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Remember the CIQ Apps Found In HTC Devices? Well, There Is More And It Isn’t Pretty……..

For the last few weeks, we have been intensely covering security and privacy issues that involve quite a few of the latest HTC devices (Sensation, EVO 3D, etc). It was discovered by XDA Recognized Developer TrevE that there are multiple apps and services that basically collect all sorts of information about our devices, their usage, and everything...

Android Launcher Round Up – XDA TV

Android is unique when compared to other mobile operating systems because it allows you to easily replace the entire home screen interface if you want to try something new. In this episode of XDA TV, Shen takes us on a tour of the best Android launchers. Some are free, others cost a few dollars; you'll...

Official OTA Update For Desire S… With Sense 3.0!!

Remember how Google announced during the I/O conference that devices would have a support life (meaning updates) up to 18 months of their release date? Well, it seems that HTC is being true to Google's words. There was a statement a while back that said that the Desire S would not have support for Sense...

3 MiFi Review – XDA TV

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam doesn't feature any Android or WP7 products, but he does review a device which may be of interest to any avid technology users and their busy lives away from home WiFi connections. Check out the quick video!

WiFi Hotspot Enabled For Samsung Omnia 7

We don't talk as much as we should about WP7 in the Portal. However, and much against people's skepticism, this platform is heavily being worked by several devs whom we know and remember from the golden days of Windows Mobile. In this particular case, Focus and Omnia 7 owners have gained a very important feature,...

Connect To The Web With Your Transformer Via An Ethernet Cable

At this point, if you read the title of this article, you are probably be thinking "what?". We all know and love the ability of our devices to be able to connect to the net regardless of where we are thanks to the power of Wifi and 3G/4G. However, when you are comfortably sitting at...

BREAKING: Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked on Nexus S?

Update: Evidence has surfaced that implies that this is indeed Ice Cream Sandwich.This is (most likely a) fake. Leaks are always too coincidental. Apple lost an iPhone prototype in a bar, twice, and we sure as heck didn't believe it was real the first time.The idea of someone lucky enough to purchase a Nexus...

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S2 Forums Added

A couple of weeks ago, we announced that the new Galaxy S family of phones would have a nice, warm, and cozy spot here on xda. Well, it turns out that Sprint jumped ahead on the game and reserved their own cozy spot for their device, which has seen really active development ever since it...

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire Tablet, Forum Live on XDA

Today Amazon announced the $199 Kindle Fire, an Android-based tablet that holds a tremendous amount of potential to be a fantastic e-Reader and Android tablet (once rooted, of course). It will begin shipping on November 15, but you can pre-order today. You might recall that XDA was hugely instrumental in rooting the B&N Nook Color,...

Andor’s Trail [SassiBoB’s App Review] – XDA TV

SassiBoB is finally flying solo on XDA TV! By popular demand, she's started her own show doing app reviews. Check out her first review of a game called Andor's trail. The code is open source, so feel free to fiddle. BoB gives her opinion of what she thinks you should change...

Check Your Battery Discharge Stats Via Shell (ADB)

For whatever the reason, some people can simply never find what they are looking for and thus, they end up creati.g their own solutions for their problems. This was the case for XDA member xak944 whom apparently wanted to have battery stats regarding power consumption of his Epic 4G Touch. I know what you are thinking,...

XDA TV On Location: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Launch

Samsung, in an attempt to offer as many tablet choices as possible to consumers, kicked off the US launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in New York city on Tuesday. Chad Hughes from XDA TV was on location to get some hands-on time with the new tablet, which packs a dual-core Tegra 2 1GHz CPU...