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Easily Root Your Nook Tablet With An SD Card

Since the latest 1.41 update from December, rooting the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet has gotten a lot harder – you had to block the update or, if you had already applied it, restore to the previous 1.40 version before it was possible to gain root access. However, some people have been working on directly...

Tutorial and Step by Step Guide to Creating Boot Animations

Boot animations are one of those unique items on the short list of things that every single Android device has in common. Turning on the device, seeing the splash then seeing that little animation can mean a lot to some people.Now, the power to make your very own boot animation is easier than ever with...

Learn How to Mod the Espier Launcher

The iPhone look-a-like launcher has been on the rise as of late, grabbing up between 100,000 to 500,000 downloads according to the latest Android Market numbers. With it beginning to be competitive with other well known and popular launchers like ADW, LauncherPro and GO Launcher, people finding a way to modify and theme it was...

Deepshining ROM For HTC HD7 Updated With 8107 Build And Custom Marketplace

There aren't many custom ROMs for Windows Phone 7 devices because, let's face it, there simply isn't the same kind of need as there was on Windows Mobile (or still is on Android). But nonetheless, with some Windows Phones getting unlocked and everything, custom ROMs have emerged for them, and one of the most popular...

First Flashable Ubuntu Recovery Released for Nook Tablet

It's hard to throw around some words in the Android development community. Some mods are superb, some ROMs get tens of thousands of users and their threads have millions of views. Some themes are universally loved and some things people just can't imagine living without. Even so, there are very few releases that can be...

Nokia Says Lumia 800 Battery Life Is Fixed, Promises Updates For Audio And Camera Quality

While Nokia's first Windows Phone, the Lumia 800, has been critically acclaimed for its unique industrial design, it has had its fair share of issues regarding battery life and audio and camera quality. In a statement posted on its official support forums, Nokia says that the recent 1600.2483.8106.11500 update indeed fixes all problems related to...

Swan Songs are Copyrighted, Too – XDA TV

After a short hiatus, azrienoch is back with the XDA TV Recap. This week, he focuses on the major events of the last few weeks, like the SOPA and PIPA blackout, XDA's coverage of CES 2012, AT&T's raised rates to pay for the breakup fee with T-Mobile, and the latest threat to the freedom of...

Enabling Native SIP on GingerBread ROM’s

In our bleeding edge world, many of the articles and updates that we talk about relate to the latest or upcoming version of a piece of software. Sometimes it is easy to forget that the standard is still Android 2.3. Since most Gingerbread based smartphones come equipped with 3G, it makes sense that they would...

APK Makes Windows 95/98/XP and Linux Run on EVO 3D

Running computer operating systems on a phone is always an interesting experience. For most phones, booting into Linux is hard enough and Windows isn't even an option. The HTC EVO 3D is not one of those phones.XDA Senior Member mnomaanw has posted a method that will get Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP and Linux...

Amazon Kindle Fire Already Caught Up With Samsung Galaxy Tab

Android tablets have increased their marketshare in 2011, from 29% in late 2010 to 39%, but not because of the strength of the Android ecosystem. Sure, us geeks like them for their powerful hardware, but most normal consumers are rather drawn to the Kindle Fire. The Amazon tablet runs a forked Android version, as we...

More Details About HTC Sense 4.0

HTC Sense is one of the most popular customizations UI on the Android mobile interfaces, and just a month before the start of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona we have some leaked information about the upcoming Sense 4.0.According to the source the unlock screen now show us more information from our list, quick access to...

Koush Teases Fully Touch-Enabled ClockwordMod Recovery

We've previously shown you some touch-enabled recoveries: for one, the fully touch-based 4EXT Recovery Touch, but also modded CWM versions. However, both had their own shortcomings; while the modded CWM versions use on-screen buttons which emulate the functions of hardware keys, without taking full advantage of the touchscreen, not everyone might be willing to change...