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Install Ubuntu on ASUS Transformer Prime

Being a tablet, it makes a lot more sense to run Ubuntu on the ASUS Tranformer Prime than on a smartphone. Of course, that hasn't stopped people from porting the popular Linux distro to the HTC Desire, for example, and for the old Windows Mobile devices, getting Ubuntu to work was a stepping stone for...

Android 4.0 ICS For HTC Flyer Coming Soon

Over the past two months, HTC has been rolling out Android 3.2 updates to the various HTC Flyer models available worldwide. The Honeycomb update gives the Flyer a new UI and access to tablet specific apps on the Android Market. But many Android enthusiasts have been ecstatic about the update, also there has been good acceptance...

Skydroid: the UI of the Future

Android is diverse. From Themes to Launchers, the strength of Android is (in part) measured by its ability to be customized. While custom launchers are quite common, Skydroid takes differentiation a step further. Built by a team of 5 developers, and publicly voiced by XDA Senior Member TheRedDrake, Skydroid is an advanced user interface inspired by Windows...

HTC Partners With IBM

HTC has a new partnership with IBM which they expect will help the company reach its goal of selling 100-million devices per year. The new agreement with IBM will help HTC gain a stronger presence in the enterprise world with the integration of IBM’s smart business applications on HTC devices. Details about the partnership are...

Motorola Atrix 4g Gets CyanogenMod9

The Motorola Atrix 4g has been able to stay pretty recent with development, already having a couple of CyanogenMod7 ports and updated ROMs with the stock firmware. To help keep up with the latest and greatest, XDA Senior Member jokersax11 has brought a port of CyanogenMod9 for those carrying the Atrix 4g. The ROM is pretty...

Team ICSSGS Brings Pure AOSP ICS To Samsung Galaxy S Lineup

Ice Cream Sandwich might be taking its time rolling out to phones that don't have a Nexus branding, but that hasn't stopped Team ICSSGS from delivering their namesake, ICS for the Samsung Galaxy lineup. They began their work nearly 2 months ago in November with the release of ICS on the Samsung Captivate and has been...

Add Ethernet Connectivity to the Motorola Xoom

Wireless network connectivity is a wonderful thing. Can you imagine what life would be like if we had to connect our mobile devices via Ethernet every time we wanted to send an email, check a stock quote, or even browse our lovely forums? Calling that inconvenient would be a gross understatement. That said, there are still situations in...

Use Your PC as Your Android Keyboard with PCBTKeyboard

Earlier today, we brought you news of SimpleOC---an app developed by XDA Recognized Developer D4rKn3sSyS that allows users to change their clock speed, governor, and I/O scheduler with ease. Not content with simply releasing one app at a time, D4rKn3sSyS shares with us PCBTKeyboard. Using this app, you can now use your Bluetooth-enabled computer as a keyboard for...

Updates For HTC EVO 4G, EVO Design 4G and Samsung Epic 4G Remove Carrier IQ

Last week, owners of the HTC EVO 3D began to receive an OTA update that, most notably, removed Carrier IQ. As Sprint has later confirmed, it is indeed looking to remove the tracking software from all its handsets, and has now begun to push out further updates for the HTC EVO 4G, EVO Design 4G...

Kindle Fire Receiving 6.2.2 Update, Adds Full-Screen Browsing

What seems to be the most popular Android tablet out there right now, Amazon's Kindle Fire, has received an OTA update starting a few days ago. As always, it initially broke root access, but our forum members have already found a workaround for that. So, there's no point trying to prevent it now, else you...

Voting on SOPA and PIPA Delayed: a Win for XDA and the Web

XDA, along with many other sites across the web, went dark on January 18th in protest of two pieces of legislation that, if passed, could dramatically impact the free exchange of information on the internet. We're excited to report that as a result of the negative backlash against SOPA and PIPA, voting on these two...

Asus Transformer Unboxed–the XDA Way

In this video XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes his new Asus Transformer that he won as a result of XDA's Favorite Tablet of 2011 contest. But Adam doesn't stop at the unboxing, he goes all the way down to the motherboard to show you what's really inside the Transformer. Click on for the revealing unboxing!