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Recover Your Bionic From The Softbrick Stage With One Click!

Having a device like the ones we feature at xda and knowing about this site will give you a certain chance to do things to your device that may end up soft bricking it. The fear and sweaty palms that you get when you are witnessing your investment struggling to wake up is nothing short...

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...

Free Your Bionic From The HDMI Dock

So, as you are probably aware, the Droid Bionic is rather locked down all the way to the things that we can or cannot do without certain accessories. In case you are wondering, it seems that without a little "official" HDMI dock for the phone, the webtop application cannot be used, not even if you...

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!

Lenovo Thinkpad Dump Available

Every time a new device comes out, we tend to either want to get it or what is included with it. Since most of us are cash strapped and cannot spend $400 - $700 dollars per device each time one comes out, we are only left with the option of trying to get what we...

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,...

MineSweeper 3D For Android

Back in the early 90's, Curt Johnson cursed the entire world with a game so evil and so consuming that just looking at it would simply force you to spend hours of your busy day just playing it. In case you did not see the header of this article, I am talking about Minesweeper, which is one...

Get S-OFF And More Storage On Your Nexus One

If you thought that the aging Nexus One was already all out of development tricks, there are a few surprises in stock for you in the following article. First of all, XDA member dla5244 brings us a custom HBOOT for the Nexus One called BLACKROSE, which basically will grant S-OFF on the device. This will allow...

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...