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Get Your Ball On With Blobby Volleyball

The number of quality Android games has slowly been increasing and here is a new one from developers and XDA members AppsOn. Blobby Volleyball is a great volleyball game with dynamic gameplay and friendly controls. Features of the game include: Versus Mode - three levels of difficulty bots. Angry Mode - try to score as many points as you...

Keep Up Your Firmware Up To Date With Check Fus 2.0

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S and are fed up of having to check for firmware updates on Kies, XDA Senior member LuffarJoh has made a little tool to do this for you. Check FUS 2.0 checks if there is any new firmware on the FUS servers, so you don't have to start Kies in order...

HTC Rezound Network-Related Bootlooping Problem Now Has a Fix

A little boot-looping on your brand new HTC Rezound got you down? Well, it's time to turn that frown upside down because there's now a fix for it. XDA Senior Member jayochs has released a how-to on getting the boot loops stopped without requiring a factory reset. Initially, no one knew what caused the boot loops...

How to Compile Android from Source Code – XDA TV

Ever wonder how developers on XDA take the source code released to the AOSP and create ROMs? While creating software for your phone isn't as easy as what you see in this video (you also need lots of drivers), the process for compiling Android isn't that difficult. In this video, Shen tells you about the...

Convert2Go Is A Well Designed Unit Converter For WP7

Unit converters are pretty standard apps, but their interface design varies widely. Convert2Go, released earlier this month by forum member kooled, has a really nice user interface which makes excellent use of a unique Windows Phone concept: sliding up the app bar reveals the unit picker, through which you can easily choose the units you...

[UPDATE] Galaxy S And Tab Will Probably Get Ice Cream Sandwich “Lite”

Update: reader msgfromside3, who speaks Korean, pointed out that the "Value Pack" is supposed to be ICS-based, but with some features removed. So both Galaxy S and Tab will almost definitely get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, possibly with a "lite"-version of TouchWiz. The article also mentions that Samsung considered porting ICS plus full TouchWiz, without...

TWRP Installer For Kindle Fire

If you own a Kindle Fire and want a tool for installing TWRP, look no further. XDA Senior member Vashypooh has written a Windows utility to do just that. Once you have the custom recovery that is TeamWinRecoveryProject (or TWRP for short), you can flash anything that you want and get permanent root access. The tool requires BurritoRoot...

CM9 Hits Droid 2 Global

CyanogenMod 9 was initially reported to be a January release, but it's still December and the CM9 train has been making its stops around the Android phone world. Among the more recent releases of CM9 belongs to the Droid 2 Global and was released on Christmas day thanks to XDA Member ngocha2006. As can be expected...

Get Reminded Of Messages And Missed Calls With Phone Notifier

If you find yourself missing messages and missed calls, you might want to take a look at XDA Senior member barito's new Android application. Phone Notifier is configurable for sound, repeat intervals, repeat counts, vibration and LED colour. Additionally the app lets you set the instant of the remind ends - via a maximum number of...

Special Music Edition CM7 for the Samsung Galaxy Fit GT5670

CyanogenMod is a really great ROM. It's AOSP, it's on a boatload of devices and people just seem to generally enjoy it. There aren't many developers out there who try to make it better outside of a few new tweaks and some custom themes. Until now. XDA Member Freedomalfa has ported a very special Music...

Bootstrap Recovery for Droid RAZR Released

XDA Recognized Developer nitroglycerine33 has created a bootstrap recovery for the super-thin Motorola Droid RAZR based off of Koush/CVPCS bootstrap for the Droid Bionic and modified for the RAZR. As long as your RAZR is rooted, you just need to follow four steps contained within the discussion thread, and your phone will boot into Clockworkmod Recovery. This is a repost of a previous...

Nova Launcher Beta (ICS-based) for Samsung Galaxy Nexus

For those of you wishing to try an alternative ICS based launcher, take a look at XDA Senior member [email protected]'s latest offering. Nova Launcher is a launcher replacement based on the stock ICS Launcher and hence will only run on phones already running ICS. Nova Launcher can install alongside the stock launcher and should work on any...