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TF300T Gets First Custom ICS ROM Courtesy of CM9

It was bound to happen sooner or later. With the Asus release of the unlocker tool for the TF300T, everyone could probably guess that development on the modest, yet still awesome tablet would start picking up, as developers now have no obstacles blocking their path. And now thanks to the official release of experimental CyanogenMod...

Patched ICS Bootloaders, Dual Booting, and More for the Iconia A500

With users becoming more and more comfortable with the Iconia A500 root and bootloader unlocking processes, it was only a matter of time before development hit a new level and things really started taking off. This is now the case with the Acer Iconia A500, which recently received ICS and a bootloader unlock. And today, this...

DeskNotifier Brings Android Notifications To Your Windows Desktop

Have you ever found yourself at your PC without your phone at hand, only to later realize that you've missed an important call or text? Perhaps you're just too lazy to get up and grab your device---or maybe, that's just me. In any case, it would be great if you could receive all the notifications...

Carbon Tweaks Gives International Note Users Total Tweak Control

Sometimes, applying tweaks to an Android device can be a pain. With a plethora of installation methods from flashing via recovery and manual build.prop editing to activating scripts via ADB or the Terminal Emulator, finding a tweak and using it can be cumbersome for some. Additionally, once you start going on the admittedly addictive frenzy...

Hybrid Mode for the Galaxy Nexus, SGS2, International Note, HD2, and Nexus S

Phone screen sizes are growing, from the 4.3" screen of the Galaxy S II i9100 to the 5.3" panel of the Galaxy Note---and yet it would seem the feature sets are still split between tablets and phones. Google unified the source code for tablets and phones with Ice Cream Sandwich, but the OS is still...

Galaxy Nexus Toolkit Ported to Sprint Variant

Those out there who have been following the Samsung Galaxy Nexus have no doubt noticed that Sprint has added a new member to the Galaxy Nexus family, and with that comes a lot of work for developers. Popular ROMs, kernels, tools, and mods from the older Galaxy Nexus devices will slowly make their way over to the...

Root Achieved on the EVO 4G LTE

The EVO 4G LTE has only been in users' hands a few hours, and there is already a root method. We all were a little nervous after that whole US Customs debacle that delayed shipment for everyone who pre-ordered. There was even worry among end users who were afraid that the delay would hurt development. Have...

Google Beats Oracle in Court, Android Users Rejoice

We've been closely monitoring the growing patent dispute between tech titans Google and Oracle from various perspectives. Fans of Google's mobile OS can now breathe a little easier as Google has officially triumphed, with a jury dismissing most of the charges against the company. In dispute were two patents that Oracle claims Google infringed upon involving core...

BBQLog Brings CM Nightly Changes Straight to You

Change logs are definitely one of the most important parts of any release. Be it an app, ROM, kernel, mod, tweak, script, you name it; releasing a change log with each new release allows users to see what you've changed, fixed, added, and subtracted from prior versions. Often, it's the very first developer-to-user interaction, and...

Bootloader Unlock for the AT&T HTC One X!

Users rocking the AT&T variant of the HTC One X may be feeling a little left out of the HTCDev party right about now, given that the device cannot be unlocked using officially endorsed methods. Luckily, however, the developers here on XDA hate being locked down just about as much as they hate stifled innovation....

Beginner’s Guide to Basic Android ROM Modification

Have you reached that point with Android that you are an expert with ROM flashing and know your way around bootloaders and recoveries? That point where you are no longer a noob, but still no developer? If this sounds like you, thanks to XDA Forum Senior Member neroyoung, you too can begin cooking your own...

Asus Unlocks TF300T Bootloaders, All Rejoice

A few weeks ago, a petition was started by XDA Senior Member wideopn11 to get the bootloader of the Asus Transformer TF300T unlocked. The demands were simple---to provide the same type of utility tool that unlocked the Asus Transformer Prime. It's only fair, right?Well, Asus responded. Unlike Motorola, who seems to enjoy infuriating their rooted...