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New VNC Server Shows Promise for Rooted Android Devices

Every now and then, technology that's been around for a while gets a little refresher. For some, it's gaining compatibilty with newer operating systems, and for others, it's becoming compatible with previously incompatible operating systems. Others still are simply revamps of older work to provide better functionality and easier usage on a wider range of...

Choose Your Own Storage with Folders Plug

Playing around with our storage to make better use of it is always important for various reasons ranging from preservation of important data to space being limited (or us being picky about filling up the internal storage in our devices). The problem with this normally comes as to how the apps are made and configured. By...

HTC One V ROM Ported to the Desire S and Desire HD

With the release of new Android devices, it is inevitable for their software to get ported to other devices from the same OEM. We've brought you some of this recently with the Xperia S UI being ported to various older Xperia devices. With every new generation coming out, it's going to end up on an...

Sony Xperia X10 Gets New Life From Xperia S Port

The Sony Xperia X10 was one of Sony Ericsson's first forays into the Android smartphone world, and it's been a solid product over the years. It originally shipped with Android 1.6 Donut and has since been updated to Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread as recently as Fall 2009. That's almost 2 full years from when the device...

Change Your Call Screen with Ultimate Call Screen HD

Do you wear glasses? Is your vision not as good as it could be? Do you like seeing huge pictures of your friends so you are reminded of what they look like when they call? Do you have “friends” who use iPhones and brag about their awesome answer screen? Well, XDA Senior Member lowveld has...

MetroUI Now Available for the Asus Transformer

A few days ago, we talked about a new skin / UI that showed up for the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The MetroUI for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 was the creation of XDA Forum Member BroBot175, and it aimed at bringing a more simplified UI, resembling that of the up and coming Windows 8 operating system. The UI overlay works with...

AndroidLib.dll Brings Better Windows-to-Android Communication and Management

The Android SDK is the default software when dealing with Android on a computer. The vast majority of rooted users have run into the SDK, whether they know it or not, when they use the ever-popular Android Debug Bridge, or ADB for short. While the SDK does very well for its intended purposes and works...

Perm Root and First Custom ROMs for HTC One X

It's hard to remember a time when there was such excitement over a new device as now with the newly launched HTC One X. The section is on fire, and many lucky members already have their devices in hand. Others, such as yours truly, are still waiting for the mailman to knock on our doors. For those lucky enough...

WP Root Tools Updated to v0.9–Now with Root Tools SDK

Ultimate control over our devices is what we all struggle to obtain here on XDA-Developers. Microsoft has done an amazing job in making sure that this does not happen for owners of Windows Phone 7 devices (some of them anyways) by implementing security measure on top of security measure, and all this in the name...

Vocab++: An Application to Ameliorate Your Vocabulary

Anyone who has ever looked in the dictionary, whether of physically-bound or online variety, can understand the sheer amount of words in the English language. However, most people only stick to a few common words they are comfortable with. If anyone has taken a standardized test, like the SAT for College entrance and the GRE for...

Busted Volume Rocker on Windows Phone? Here’s a Solution

Our devices are built to last long and hopefully survive minor to moderate abuse. After all, we tend to bump into tables, walls, people, and many things while our phones are in our pockets. This normally results in dents, scratches, busted screens, and more. There is also the odd time when your hardware buttons (if...

AnaKonda for Epic 4G Touch Combines Xperia Launcher with TouchWiz ICS

XDA has a long history of developers searching out ways to bring key features and/or software from one device to another, and hopefully adding value to the user in the process. In that same vein XDA Senior Member VeNuM has put together a pretty slick ICS ROM for the Samsung Epic 4G Touch. The ROM is based...