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One-Click and the Simplification of Technology–Is This a Good or Bad Thing?

Here on XDA-Developers, we tend to cater to everyone's needs and wants. From the most experienced developer to the newest user, who literally just picked up his/her smartphone exactly 25 minutes ago and is curious about what it can do, anyone can find something that will get them hooked on xda and smartphone modding. The...

Fix Low Memory Notifications on the Galaxy S

We've said it before and we'll say it again. Developer collaborations rock. In addition to pooling together resources, collaborative development allows for multiple sets of eyes to look over any given problem. This is especially true when the problem being fixed is one is as annoying as the Low Memory Notifications on the Original Samsung...

Trouble With Your EVO 3D Screen? Learn How to Easily Change It Yourself

One of the most hands-on activities that anyone with a piece of equipment could do is to take it apart to peek at the insides. However, what could one possibly gain from doing such a thing? Well, aside from learning a bit about components, getting a clue as to how the devices actually work (and...

Metro UI Theme for the Galaxy Tab 10.1

Starting with Windows Phone 7 and continuing with Windows 8, Microsoft's Metro UI has made a strong splash in the tech community. While there are some who don't care for the Redmond flair, many users feel that Metro UI is fun and aesthetically appealing. Unfortunately for users of other mobile OSes, Metro UI was originally intended for use only on...

Edit Your Build.Prop the Easy Way with BuildProp Editor

Most of us, at some point or another, have dug down into our build.prop files in search of some elusive field to tweak in order to optimize our mobile devices. For many, this means to simply change the LCD.density flag to display more or less information per screen, but for others, this can take the form...

Stuck in Draw Something? Try Drawsome Words

Unless you've been living under a rock recently, you've heard of the game Draw Something. For those of you who haven't had the chance of playing with OMGPOP's creation, it is a social drawing app where one player draws while the other guesses. Basically, it's Scrabble on steroids. Sound like fun? I'm sure it does,...

Free Open Beta for Tapatalk 2

Most users have heard of Tapatalk. For those who haven't, it is a forum browser for mobile devices that allows users to connect with many forums with a single user interface. In fact, our own XDA forum app is based on Tapatalk.Recently, Tapatalk began the open beta for version two of it's popular forum app,...

Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket Gets ICS Leak and Gets Rooted!

Last week, we found out that Samsung and several carriers around the world are beginning to push out ICS for the Galaxy SII line of the device. Needless to say, the first one to get hit with the update was the original, international version of the SGSII. At the same time, we also know that...

Xperia S UI Ported to Non-Xperia Devices

A few days ago PoorCollegeGuy posted an article explaining a method of taking the UI from Sony's new Xperia S and using it on an Xperia Play. Now that's all fine and dandy for Xperia play users, but what about everyone else? For the rest of you looking to try Sony's sleek UI on non-Xperia...

AIO Mod for Sensation Brings Tweaks and Theming to Sense 3.6

Development for the HTC Sensation has been on fire recently. With a number of exceptional modifications, ROMs, and miscellaneous developments going on recently; the Sensation has been given a second wind of development. And, of course, from initial developments comes developments from those developments such as new ROMs getting mods, tweaks, and themes.XDA Senior Member jerrytan93 has...

Boot Animation Manager makes Changing Animations a Breeze

There are hundreds, if not thousands of awesome boot animations out there, and even if you can't find one that blows you away, it's not all that difficult to make your own. If you change yours on a regular basis, you have probably worked out a pretty simple and efficient way of doing so. However,...

Angry Birds Space For Android Released

All hail the Angry Birds. Creator of some of the most popular Android games of all time---including now-classics as Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds---Rio has released a new iteration where our feathery little friends take on the final frontier. For those who don't know what that is, it's space.The list of new...