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Step-by-Step Guide to Lock Ring Theming For Sense 3.0 and 3.5

Despite how many consider HTC Sense 3.0 and 3.5 as being very bloated, there is at least one place where HTC hit a home run--the lock screen. The customizable Sense lock ring is, far and wide, one of the most popular and functional lock screens. Of course, for rooted users it only gets better, as...

ICQ – Official Client For Windows Phone

Once upon a time, the Internet was ruled by Orkut, mIRC and ICQ. Times have changed, but these services still live on, although they are nowhere near as popular as they once were. It’s still nice, however, to see when these services are up to something now, as is the case with the recent release...

Lite ROM Script Removes International Galaxy Note Bloat

There have been a number of scripts out there that has taken the guesswork out of removing bloatware for a number of Android devices. These scripts, and others like them are being created for more devices all the time, as users and developers gain better understandings of what goes into a ROM and, more importantly,...

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...

GO Launcher 2.85 Beta Brings Design Changes, New Features

GO Launcher is one of the most widely used launcher replacements available for Android. Coupled with the fact that it's highly customizable, GO Launcher is what many launchers aspire to become. With that being said, GO Launcher itself is also progressing, thanks to a new version that is currently open for beta testing. XDA Forum Member...

Power Tune Up Puts Control Back In Your Hands

In case you haven't already heard the name Bit Defender, they have a strong portfolio of useful applications. Some of their work includes the cloud storage client Safebox, a mobile security application, and an app that will check your device for the now infamous Carrier IQ. The latest addition to the Bit Defender family is...

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,...

Mod Pack for Xperia Arc Brings Big Changes

With the release of the Sony Xperia S, the Xperia S UI and applications have been making their rounds to the other devices in the Xperia lineup. For those Xperia users who don't have some Xperia S love yet, just be patient. It's probably coming. For those holding on to their Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, your...

Collection of Status Bar Tweaks for T-Mobile Galaxy SII

We all love to tweak our devices and make them truly our own. In my case, the status bar usually receives a particular amount of attention when I'm touching up the aesthetics of whichever ROM I'm currently using. Unfortunately for those of us who aren't code savvy, figuring out how to manipulate certain aspects of...