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EVO 4G LTE Dual Core Tweak Ported to One S, AT&T / Rogers One X

We recently brought you coverage of dual-core tweaks  for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. For those who don't remember, the modification boosted performance by forcing the device's second core to remain on at all times. Given the performance increases seen in certain situations, you would assume that this would be ported to its sibling devices featuring the...

Official CyanogenMod 9 Nightlies for the Galaxy S II I9100G

The good news just keeps coming for the I9100G variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The OMAP4-based device just received an official dose of TouchWiz-laden Ice Cream Sandwich goodness a few short days ago in the form of the Android 4.0.3-based XXLPQ update. However, no matter how much you may tolerate or perhaps even enjoy...

Root and Recovery for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

From the moment a device is released---and this is true for pretty much any Android device---someone inevitably begins to look for a way to obtain root access. In some cases, it can be rather difficult and take weeks or months, but in other cases it's almost instantaneous. No matter the time frame or the device,...

Pro Tip Number 4: Installing Applications Using ADB – XDA TV

In the forth in a series of XDA Pro Tips, XDA Senior Moderator and News Writer jerdog shows the process of installing Android applications to your device using ADB (Android Debug Bridge).  He demonstrates doing this via USB connection with your computer, and shows how to do this wirelessly using adbWireless---in case your dog or...

ICS Rolls Out for Xperia Neo and Neo V, Root Achieved

As promised, Sony began rolling out ICS for their 2011 Xperia line recently, and will continue to do so until nearly everyone gets some ICS goodness. That said, some devices are getting it sooner than others, and among those that are getting it now are the Sony Xperia Neo and Neo V. Coming along for...

HTC ChaCha Receives Unofficial CM9 Alpha

Who could have possibly anticipated this? While many, more popular devices still don't have an AOSP-based ROM, development seems to be moving right along for the HTC ChaCha. The device, which wasn't scheduled to get ICS in any form, has received an update to Google's latest and greatest courtesy of an unofficial CyanogenMod 9 port. XDA Recognized...

DroidPaste Pastebin Client for Android

If you use Pastebin---whether as a collaborative tool, a quick and easy way to share text, or simply to have a look at what others are pasting---read on because this application may be of interest to you. XDA member H3R3T1C has created DroidPaste, a feature rich app that allows you to access your Pastebin account from your Android...

Final Frontier – Check! DFT Releases HSPL for Second Generation HTC WP7 Devices

DFT (Dark Forces Team) has been around our site for quite some time---since the days of Windows Mobile. More often than not, whenever a post of theirs appears on our site, something awesome is about to happen to a device. For instance, back in February they were successfully able to grant HSPL unlock goodness to...

This Week in Development: Development Bonanza – XDA TV

In today’s episode of This Week in Development, Jordan, supreme emperor of the This Week in Linux empire, reviews many stories of interest from seen here on XDA. In a story close to his heart, Jordan talks about the work done to get Debian Linux on the Sony Ericson Xperia X8. Jordan mentions, the Samsung...

Now Available: XDA-Developers Book for Android Users! [Update]

We are proud to announce the release of our first book, the XDA Developers' Android Hacker's Toolkit. Written by Jason Tyler with contributions by yours truly, the book provides new users what they need in order to dive into the world of Android modification. The book takes you through the basics of Android customization, starting with...

Oracle vs Google: Final Decisions

Judge Alsup has ruled that Oracle's Java APIs are not copyrightable, and in doing so, developers everywhere let out a sigh of relief. Oracle has engaged Google in a legal battle over Android's use of JAVA language for quite some time. Now, Judge Alsup made his final decision regarding the case regarding the Java Application Protocol Interface. The...