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Ice Cream Sandwich for All! – XDA TV

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam confesses his love for the Gilmore Girls, then goes on to talk about Ice Cream Sandwich ports on an array of different devices, including the HD2, Nexus S and Galaxy S. He also talks about Russel Holly's Windows Phone 7 article, and the Best Phone and Best Tablet...

Game Musikr For Android

It´s almost impossible to not miss a great application, theme, tweak or game on XDA, and we count on you to help us finding the content you think it deserves to go to the Portal. Do you think you know lots about music? Well then, take a look at Musikr, created by XDA member moikop. The...

Mobile ODIN Lets You Flash Firmware from Device

Chainfire's abilities know no bounds.  The XDA Moderator and Recognized Developer now presents Mobile ODIN, allowing you to flash firmware from your device, itself.  That's right, you no longer need to connect your device to your computer. All right, that's not perfectly true--Mobile ODIN currently cannot flash PIT, bootloader, or EFS partitions.  You still need your...

ICS ROM For HTC HD2 – Hardware Accelaration Fixed

It seems the unstoppable HTC HD2 aka Leo keep giving us surprises, and now it takes a giant leap ahead of other devices with hardware acceleration fix. XDA member Ankuch on Android SD and XDA member michie on NAND ROM variant presents this version based on Nexus One's AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich, and promises that...

Nexus S and Galaxy S i9000 Get CM9 Alpha

The Cyanogen team need no introduction when it comes to Android ports that work. Ice Cream Sandwich has been designed to run on phones and tablets natively, so its potential to be more successful than CM7 is a given. With this idea in mind, two weeks ago the Cyanogen team pulled a rock across the...

Run Windows Phone 7 in any Browser

It's easy to develop a sort of tunnel vision when it comes to your phone. You make that purchase, and you need to justify the experience sometimes by defending that choice against an alternative. When you see something that you like, it might even be visually appealing enough to cause that twinge of jealousy, it's...

Forum Added for Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0

What if you want the benefits of Android but don't need a phone? Samsung has you covered with the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0. Both are essentially a de-phoned version of the Galaxy S, packing a 1GHz single-core Exynos CPU, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of ROM (with microSD storage for expansion) and WVGA screens (available...

The Storm Is Not Over Yet – Lets Talk About #CIQ

If you thought that the whole Security Saga was over and done with the triumph of the EFF and a very angry internet mob over CarrierIQ, you were sadly mistaken. You see? The fun part about doing research is that from time to time, you will run into bumps or things that will try to...

SPB Mobile Shell developer bought by Yandex

Anybody still remember SPB Mobile Shell, that insanely popular home screen replacement back in the heyday of Windows Mobile? Many people preferred it over other home screens plugins, like HTC's own TouchFLO/Manila, because it was so customizable. Many of the most popular threads in our Windows Mobile Themes subforum are about Mobile Shell. The company...

Bing No Longer The Default Search Engine Powering Windows Phones In Russia

Our friends at 1800PocketPC told us about some shocking news: in Russia. Bing will no longer be the default search engine for Windows Phones, instead the local well known Yandex search engine will be the default one for the upcoming devices for HTC, Samsung, and Nokia. Moreover, Yandex will not just be the default search engine...

Call Master – Control Calls And SMS

If you are an advanced user you may be looking for a good firewall application to control all the incoming data to your expensive toy. If that´s the case this is for you, XDA Recognized Developer ftgg99 presents a completely silent app to control all your calls and SMS, which includes an advanced list and action...

Two Years Later: The Amazing HTC HD2

It's hard to believe just how much the smartphone space has changed since that phone, the HTC HD2, was released in November 2009, two years ago. It was one of the last Windows Mobile devices, but it eventually got ports for both Android and Windows Phone 7. With this active developer support and a thriving...