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T-Mobile SGS2 Script Disables Spare Cores with Screen Off

Improvements in technology always bring new challenges to developers. Of course, improving technology can bring rehashes of previous challenges to solve once again. One such challenge is battery life. With the release of dual core and quad core phones, the additional cores present a double edged sword. Multiple cores improve performance in certain situations dramatically,...

Google I/O 2012 Developer Review – XDA TV

Another year of the defining event for all things Google and, most importantly, Android developers has now passed, and many exciting announcements have been made. Our Portal Administrator Will Verduzco was live watching the events unfold. XDA-Developers has added forums for the Nexus 7 tablet and the Nexus Q device, both announced at Google I/O...

Highlights from Days 2 and 3 at Google I/O 2012

Two days ago, we wrote about what we felt to be some of the most exciting news from day 1 of Google I/O 2012. Now, we're back to take a quick look at day 2's keynote and some of the more interesting sessions on days 2 and 3. While the keynote on day 1 was...

Fastboot Automation Tool for the International One X

Fastboot is one of the most powerful tools on any Android device. With it and ADB, you can literally flash, push, or pull anything from your rooted device. It is even useful for obtaining information that is otherwise difficult to get. Combine this functionality into the convenience of a one-click tool, and you've got a...

USB Mass Storage for the International Galaxy S III

With ICS, users will notice quite a bit of changes. One subtle change present on most devices is that UMS (USB Mass Storage) has been removed. In its place, users will find that their devices connect to computers via MTP (Media Transfer Protocol).There are advantages to both protocols, but for most users it comes down...

Jelly Bean Ported to the CDMA Galaxy Nexus

With Android Jelly Bean being announced just a couple of days ago, developers wasted no time bringing Jelly Bean goodies to various devices. This includes the GSM Galaxy Nexus. Now, another device has been added to the Jelly Bean frenzy. As with its GSM sibling, the CDMA Galaxy Nexus can now enjoy the newest version of...

HTC Sensation HQ Camera Mod Ported to EVO 4G LTE

With the camera quality becoming more important with new smartphones, making the cameras on already released devices can mean a lot. With applications that help cameras and their features on the rise, it's no surprise that phone cameras are being frequently modded to perform better. One such modification for the HTC Sensation and HTC Vivid makes...

International Galaxy S III Gets Jelly Bean, the List Keeps Growing!

It seems the list of devices receiving Jelly Bean ports is growing by the second. The GSM Galaxy Nexus has already received an official version, while the international HTC One X has received a port.Not to be outdone, the Samsung Galaxy SIII i9300 has received it's own intial Jelly Bean port thanks to XDA Recognized Developer...

Root and Bootloader Unlock for Iconia A700 and A510

Upon the release of a new device, a mission that many developers undertake is to root the device and unlock the bootloader. After this, typically comes a deluge of development in the form of custom ROMs, kernels, and other mods and tweaks. It can be said that the life of a device doesn't truly begin...

Jelly Bean Ported to the International One X

Developers these days are fast. Many flagship devices are rooted before they're even released to the general public for consumption. In the spirit of speed (and being amazing), XDA Senior Member tgascoigne has ported an initial release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the international version of the HTC One X!This very alpha release is...

Install the Jelly Bean Google Play Update Now

Along with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google is releasing a new version of the Play store that features magazine purchases (to go along with the new Play Magazines app), plus the ability to remote update and uninstall apps. Thanks to XDA Senior Member imbonez9, you can download the updated Play store APK now and get it...

Unlimited.IO Does It Again, LazyPanda S-Off for EVO 4G LTE

Some time ago, we brought you news of JoupunutBear S-Off on HTC devices. As newer devices are released, one always wonders if previous tools will be updated to add support. HTC EVO 4G LTE users can relax now, as Unlimited.IO now has a tool for you.The EVO LTE now has LazyPanda, which is Unlimited.IO's second...