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Sony Gets Some ICS (SDK) Love As Well On The X10

Ports of the much anticipated ICS are popping up across xda-developers. However, the Sorrow owners were feeling a bit left out, particularly the X10 owners. Well, if you were feeling a bit blue about this, worry no more because thanks to XDA member erenz1202 as well as several other devs, this OS was finally ported to...

Want To Root Something (Anything)? Try DooMLoRD’s Easy Rooting Toolkit

It looks like the advancement of Android can render some of the most popular automatic root methods useless. As a result of that, we all need to look for new and innovative ways to try and keep our devices (and the devices that will come soon) rooted to be able to fully enjoy them. With...

Ice Cream Sandwich Ported to the Samsung Galaxy S

Ice Cream Sandwich is taking the limelight in development. Recently ported to the Nexus S, many are curious and excited to know which device is next. ASUS said their “aim is to bring the latest Android update to the Eee Pad Series.”  Motorola’s Droid RAZR, Droid Bionic, and XOOM are definitely getting the update, and...

Are You Using Dolphin Browser? Your Privacy May Be At Risk (Again)…

The whole security and privacy circus that started a few months back when researchers found out that the iPhone was sending location and other data to a central location has certainly woken up the interest of security experts world wide. The most recent cases as we have seen are holes in HTC's devices, all of...

Security Vulnerability #2 On HTC Devices (PoC #2) – WiMax Leaks

I know that it has been a few weeks already, but we finally have green light to keep on going with our exclusive series of security holes on HTC's latest devices. In case you just tuned in on the whole issue, we will be talking about vulnerabilities found on HTC handsets across the globe, particularly...

ROM Toolbox by Jrummy [SassiBoB Review]

Today, SassiBoB shows you an app called Rom toolbox by Jrummy. It's like Rom Manager, set cpu, absolute system tools, terminal emulator, adblocker, and the Do-it-Yourself section at Walmart. BoB gives a hands-on run through of the app and feaures. The app file size is 2.9m and there are lots of permissions...

ICS Port Surfaces For The Nexus S

Just as we said a few days ago when the ICS SDK and sources surfaced across the web, it was simply a matter of time before we started seeing devices with ports all across the web. The first one that apparently showed up during this past weekend was the port for the Nexus One. Now,...

New Concept For Hardcore Browsing – Introducing Dual Screen Browser For Honeycomb

It is funny how a simple concept such as browsing in a tab can be taken to be so much closer to the laptop experience. You are likely used to using several windows opened at thr same time on your PC and your internet browser is likely one of your top choices to do this...

WifiKill for Android [SassiBoB Review]

SassiBoB reviews Wifi Kill, an app that was banned from the android market. Despite this app's controversy she addresses some concerns of users in the comments on the thread, and gives her opinion on why apps like this are so important to Android. This app is by the developer bponury, and you can...

Backup And Restore Your EFS Folder On Samsung Devices

The wonderful world of NV, EFS, and all the inherent dangers that come from messing with this. For those of you who have no clue as to what I am talking about, there is a dark, really deep and well protected section of your device that is virtually immune to any kind of flashing and...

It is Illegal for Verizon to Lock Some Bootloaders (Updated)

Verizon Wireless breaks the law if the bootloaders are locked on some phones.  By the end of this article, you’ll know why.As I was recording my show for XDA TV this week, I had a moment.  You can see it for yourself.  I was recapping my article about Motorola and Verizon not unlocking the bootloader...

How to Root the HTC Desire HD

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam takes you through the steps required to S-OFF, root, and flash a custom ROM on your Desire HD, as quickly and simply as he possibly can. Click on to check out the video, plus specific steps if you prefer the text.