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App Editing Software Virtuous Ten Studio Releases Public Beta

With a lot of tools out there to help users modify, de-compile and re-compile .APK files, there are few out there that seem to offer the complete package. Normally, users would have to grab up a few applications in order to get all the proper tools to work effectively. Well, not long ago, this was a...

SuperCID for the HTC Amaze 4G and HTC Rezound

With the recent and not-so-tragic death of S-On for many HTC Devices, quite a bit of development has been underway for the newly freed devices. In essence, they seem to have gotten a development second wind, such as the recent ENG HBoot for the Rezound. Basically, there are now more devices having more development fun. Because...

Phone Mods Section of Galaxy Nexus Toolkit Released Independently

Most users of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus have heard of the Galaxy Nexus Toolkit. With a variety of features like auto-installation of Samsung drivers, and backing up and restoring data down to even dumping logs to your desktop, the Toolkit brings a lot of functionality and help to users. With the Toolkit at version 6.0...

Guide Shows Users How to Avoid Bricking the Epic 4G Touch

When a new iteration of Android starts hitting a device, it rarely just rolls out to the device on OTA day. There are leaks, pre-releases, and all sorts of mayhem that can fall down on a development community depending on how open---or irresponsible, depending on how you look at it---an OEM is. In some cases,...

Google Drives Advancement in Google Docs

The juggernaut of the internet, Google, shows no sign of slowing down. Killing off unpopular creations, brewing up new things in their famous lab, taking on Facebook with two different social network products, and continuing to stay on top of the search engine game are just some of the things Google is famous for. Overlooked by...

Get AOSP ICS ROMs on the Galaxy Note the Easy and Safe Way

As we've mentioned before, some Samsung devices are having some problems with Ice Cream Sandwich. Nothing serious, mind you, but enough that installations and backups that used to take all of five minutes are now taking much longer. Thus, doing something that used to be as simple as installing a ROM is now requiring more...

Leaked ICS Radios for S-Off HTC Rezound Users

Flashing a radio can greatly affect your device. It can improve signal strength, improve data speeds, or even help with things like call quality and alleviating dropped calls. On some devices which have radio bugs on release, such as complete loss of signal, a radio flash can alleviate these issues and restore stability to signal....

EFS Pro Receives Major Update

A few months back, we wrote an article about a certain app that allowed Samsung device owners to back up and restore their EFS folders, brought to you by XDA Recognized Developer lyriquidperfection. Well, it seems that the dev has been hard at work, tweaking and perfecting his tool in order to bring forth EFS Pro,...

Restore ICS Backups on Your Galaxy Note Without Problems

It would appear that for many newer Samsung devices that aren't the Galaxy Nexus, getting Android Ice Cream Sandwich to work correctly is a real pain in the rear. With devices like the Samsung Epic 4G Touch having complicated installation methods for otherwise simple mods and ROMs, users looking to put ICS on their newer...

The “Perfect” Phone

I've seen too many "perfect phone" articles from people who really have no idea what they are talking about. I'm going to use this white-space to dispel some ill-conceived myths that uninformed people have generated, as well as list several entirely mandatory features for the "perfect device."  I believe you, the reader, will find my...

Goldcard Method for WP7–The Easy Way

In the world of mobile device hacking there are several very well known, terms, most of which are things that hackers, regardless of platform are familiar with. Some of these include, S-OFF, unlock, root, and gold card. The last one was born several years ago, and allows members to flash things from a specially formatted...

Well HTC, You Put Up a Good Fight–Juopunutbear S-OFF for Most of HTC’s 2011 Lineup

HTC's locking of the bootloaders during last year was nothing short of a spectacular feat. It was really a battle of the titans, where the original line-up of Sensation-like devices came with a locked bootloader, which was later unlocked and S-OFFed, only to be updated to yet another revision of the HBOOT. But the second...