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Motorola Droid RAZR ICS Version 6.14.75 Update Leaked

Thanks to a post by XDA Forums Member jm700wx, it has  come to our attention that the fabled ICS update for the CDMA version of the Motorola Droid RAZR has been leaked and is available for users to install. In addition to all your favorite ICS apps, the ROM also contains several updates and bugfixes, as...

Botbrew Brings Linux Tools and Package Management to Android

It wasn't long ago we brought users their first taste of Botbrew when the popular V6 Supercharger Script was ported to the Nook Color. However, that is not the end of the story for the spunky application. As time has gone on and development has improved, Botbrew is getting ready to hit the streets as...

CM9 Nightly Builds For Samsung Galaxy S (i9000 & i9000b)

While a pretty sizeable number of devices have already been graced with nightly versions of CM9, that list just keeps on getting bigger. It seems that at some point yesterday the first nightly builds for the original Samsung Galaxy S (i9000 & i9000b) made an appearance on the CM download page.I suspect that these nightly...

Samsung Galaxy Blaze 4g Gets Rooted, T-Mo Galaxy S II Gets New Modem

It's always exciting when the development of one devices causes positive change in the development of a different device. Sometimes rooting a device means getting new software to older phones, as is the case with the Sony Xperia Line Up, and it'll happen with even more phones in the future.This is now happening for the T-Mobile Samsung...

Xperia Play Gets Official ICS Beta

Well, it seems that Sony (not Ericsson) is doing everything in their power to try and get the developer community back on their good side once again. Over the last couple of months, the electronics and media giant has been hard at work pushing early betas for some of their devices in the Xperia series...

HTC EVO 3D HBoot Downgrade Live CD Available

Not too long ago, we brought you coverage of the HTC EVO 3D HBoot downgrade, which allowed users to finally rid themselves of HBoot 1.5 and achieve true s-off status. And as expected, it's taken off like wildfire. Since then, users and developers alike have breathed new life into the HTC EVO 3D forums, as now...

Qualcomm Releases Adreno 2xx GPU Binaries for on ICS ARMv6 Devices

Not too long ago, we shared fantastic news that Qualcomm had released the Adreno 2xx GPU Binaries for Ice Cream Sandwich. However one thing that we failed to consider was that these precompiled GPU binaries were compatible only with ARMv7 devices.Sadly, this left many users with older and less powerful ARMv6 devices out in the...

XDA Recognized Developer Program Expansion

Here at XDA-Developers, we are keen to recognize the time and effort that our members put into the site. As an extension of our existing Recognized Developer program, we are announcing three new titles. As always, the goal of the Recognized Developer Program is to reward the very members who make this site great.

Open Source and Imitations–Samsung Releases ICS-Sprinkled Gingerbread SGS I9000, But Why?

It seems that Samsung has made quite a stir recently thanks to several recently released updates and firmware leaks (albeit they are mostly coming from carriers) to most of their lineup, going back all the way to the original Galaxy S. Thanks to the efforts of XDA Forum Member Przekret and Recognized Developer Faryaab, we now have...

Get Your Galaxy S II Skyrocket to Run T-Mobile HSPA+

Getting the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket to work on T-Mobile isn't a very challenging task. Current methods for unlocking the device and flashing the T-Mobile radio are stable, safe, and effective, making it easy for those who crave Skyrocket goodness. In fact, it's not all that different from the method for getting the...

Windows Phone 7-Style Multitasking on the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S

Earlier we brought you news of some MetroUI goodies for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. However, this wasn't the only element of Microsoft's mobile OS that has found its way onto Android. While the MetroUI modification was based primarily on Windows 8, owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are now getting a little Windows Phone...

Install Debian, Arch, or BackTrack Linux on the Epic 4G Touch

Android phones have undergone a transformation over the last few years. Unlike other platforms that often seem reluctant to change, Android phones have only gotten bigger and faster, squeezing even more awesomeness into every cubic centimeter of each passing new generation. Along for the ride are other fun things such as allowing Android users to...