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HTC Rezound Getting OTA Update, Improves Stability

Verizon began to roll out a new update to the HTC Rezound a few days ago. It's not Ice Cream Sandwich yet, but rather a maintenance release that mostly improves stability and fixes a few other odd issues here and there. According to the official documentation, the new update bring the software version to 2.01.605.11,...

ASUS Working On Fixes For Transformer Prime ICS Lockups and BT/WiFi Fallout Issues

A week ago we reported on those official support threads maintained by ASUS Technical Marketing Manager Gary Key, through which ASUS hoped to gain additional insight into some of the issues that owners of the Transformer Prime were experiencing. The fixes that were promised are now being worked on, and are expected to arrive in...

HTC To Release Fewer Models This Year, Focus On Quality Over Quantity

After the disappointing Q4 results, which saw a sharp drop in profit and revenue for HTC, the Taiwanese mobile device company is now looking to cut back on its smartphone portfolio this year, instead focusing on fewer 'hero' devices. This is exactly what we argued HTC should be doing, though leaks from December already suggested...

ProxyDroid: Hide Yourself

Anonymity is something that has been strived for ever since information could be intercepted. From the days of mail couriers to the founding of mobile banking, remaining anonymous has been critical to success. Mobile platforms are obviously difficult to keep secure.ProxyDroid hopes to help with that. Created by cmadeye, ProxyDroid is an Android app that...

Samsung Galaxy S III Pops Up on Samsung Support Site

Although it was previously announced that it is unlikely that the new device from Samsung is presented at the World Mobile Congress next month, the information that has been leaking make us think otherwise, and now Samsung shows the Galaxy S III listed in the Global Download Center.The model shown is listed as GT-I9300 and...

AT&T to Lick Failed Merger Wounds with Higher Rates

Not so long ago, AT&T attempted to purchase wireless carrier T-Mobile from parent company Deutsche Telekom in March of 2011. Due to a variety of legal and ethical reasons this bid for market dominance was officially abandoned on December 19, 2011. A condition of this buyout was upon failure, AT&T would have to directly pay...

Build.prop Mod for Acer Iconia Tab A100 Adds Market Compatibility and Performance Tweaks

The Acer Iconia Tab A100 may have been superseded by the newer Acer Iconia A500, but thanks to the works of developers like crossix the aging tablet isn't on its last legs just yet.If you happen to own an Iconia Tab A100 and want to try this mod, it's highly recommended by crossix that you...

Meet ACTA, the Global Threat

ACTA, Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is another bill which tramples all over your civil liberties. The Internet is having a hard time fighting off bills that threaten creativity, like PIPA and SOPA, but now something far worse has come to play.In October 2007, the United States, the European Community, Switzerland, and Japan decided to branch together and...

Knives and Forks Android Tools Offers Cross-Platform Toolkit For Everyone

Tools kits that are installed on computers can be a little screwy. While some are better than others, almost all come with some form of set back, be it the computer operating system restriction or the kitchen not being compatible with all phones.That's the problem XDA Senior Member DieHappy is trying to fix. Knives and...

Early ICS Port Arrives For the Original Transformer

The Transformer Prime has been getting lots of attention lately. With an ICS OTA update and several fresh mods, Prime owners have more than enough to tinker with.What about the Prime's older brother?The original Eee Pad Transformer TF101 is finally getting some love in the form of an (admittedly) early Ice Cream Sandwich build. XDA...

SwitchMe App Allows Users to Boot Into Multiple Installations of Android

Many Android phones have had the ability to at least dual boot for awhile now. However, the process for a lot of them can be very complicated and run the risk of hard bricking a device and even more so are still in beta with issues to be worked out.This is a problem that XDA...

Touch Enabled Amon Ra Recovery Ported to Acer Iconia A500

Users of the Acer Iconia A500 tablet have had ClockworkMod Recovery for their flashing needs for awhile now and it has done quite well as expected for the famous and widely used recovery.However, more is always better and it's in that spirit that XDA Senior Member drillisdee has compiled Amon Ra Recovery for the Acer...