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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,...

Acer Iconia A700 Mod Eases Overheating Issue

Overheating problems are something most people would normally see on a traditional computer. When the cooling system within a compute fails at adequately disperses heat, you end up with a hot computer, which is never a good thing. This problem isn't as prevalent on mobile devices as it is in the PC world, but there's...

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...

Multi-Forum Client for WP7 Seeking Beta Testers

For Android, there are quite a few applications users can use to browse forums. With general forum browsing apps like Tapatalk to specialized forum apps like our very own XDA-specific version of the Tapatalk App, Android users have many options when it comes to forum browsing. So what about Windows Phone 7? Not so much,...

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...

This Week in Development: Google I/O Highlights, Nexus 7, Jelly Bean, and CM9 RC1 – XDA TV

With I/O 2012 happening, this week has been a banner week for exciting news. On This Week in Development, Jordan talks about the articles on the XDA Portal that you may have missed but are very important. Some of the stories mentioned by Jordan are the release of CyanogenMod 9 RC1 for over 37 devices,...

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...

HTC One X Kernel Installer Makes Switching Kernels Easy

The most common way to install a kernel is to flash it in a custom recovery. There are a couple of notable exceptions, but otherwise the process is pretty straightforward. However, some users may fall to a common malady known as laziness. Now, HTC One X users have an easy way of switching kernels. XDA Senior Member maseo...

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...