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WP7.5 Breakthrough—Run .EXE Code Natively on Stock, Unlocked Roms

We recently saw the announcement of the newest contender in the market for mobiles---WP8. However, do you think that the short-lived WP7+ would be left for dead before it could begin taking off in the underground development scene? Lots of devs who are still loyal to the Microsoft brand are working hard to try and...

How to Use Init.d with Any Phone

Init.d has a special place in Android. With it, users can install scripts and mods to run at boot, and thus modify almost any aspect of the phone that they want. There are battery tweaks, performance tweaks, GPS tweaks, signal tweaks, and the list goes on and on. However for these scripts to work, the...

Introducing XDA 2013 Beta, Now Available for Testing!

We've been hard at work at a new evolution of the XDA forums. Internally known as "2013 beta," our newest forum template features a modern and clean design, a much improved forum index (instead an endlessly long list of forums), a new sidebar with easy access to private messages and subscribed threads and forums, and...

Camera and Music Mod for the EVO 3D

Music and camera modifications have been popping up frequently in recent months. Camera modifications for the HTC Vivid and HTC Sensation, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy S III have given users over a wide range of phones better cameras. Paired with the many available music modifications, many Android devices are being optimized for...

Dolphin Engine Beta Released to the Public

The browser war on Android has seen tight competition between a number of competitors. Some users enjoy third party browsers like Mozilla, Opera, and Dolphin, while others prefer the Google's own offerings of Chrome and the stock browser. As with all software, there is always room for improvement, and Dolphin is looking to take the...

Galaxy S III SGH-i747 and SGH-T999 Source Code Released

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the most powerful phones on the market. Although the AT&T and T-Mobile variants do not sport the 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos 4412 processor found in the international version, they feature an incredibly fast, dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. The Snapdragon S4 features Qualcomm Krait CPU and the...

Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8, Forum Added

Back in October of 2010, Microsoft unleashed the latest chapter in its mobile strategy with the release of Windows Phone 7. A dramatic departure from the look and feel of its predecessor, Windows Phone 7's radically different Metro UI was widely regarded as well ahead of its time. Nearly two years later and despite recent their...

Android Web Server – XDA TV

Today's XDA TV video shows XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler setting up a better http://AdamOutler.com with an Android device.  He replaces his old ARM V7 CORTEX M3 Texas Instruments Eval-Bot web-server with a newer ARM V7 CORTEX A8 Samsung Captivate. AdamOutler shows a neat use for an old Android device. Additionally, he attempts to explain beginner...

CPU Editor Gives Users Total Control Over CPU

Having complete control over the CPU is one of the big reasons why Android devices get rooted. Some enjoy overclocking the CPU to boost performance, while others enjoy underclocking the CPU to conserve battery life. Applications like the popular SetCPU and modifications like the HTC EVO 4G LTE dual core mod give users more control...

Enable WiFi Hotspot and USB / Bluetooth Tethering on the EVO 4G LTE

The brand new EVO 4G LTE is the latest offering by HTC in the EVO line. It stands to reason that one of the most useful and sought-after mods for the EVO line of devices would show up sooner or later. With a simple build.prop edit (or a conveniently flashable update.zip, thanks to XDA Senior...

Windows XP Launcher Simulates Windows on Android

Windows has always had a bittersweet relationship with most of its user base. While it accounts for over 80% of all operating system use worldwide, issues like the Blue Screen of Death and other various bugs annoy users a great deal. There are some devices that can run Windows, but the cool factor soon disappears...

Custom Recovery, One-Click ICS Root for RAZR and MAXX

Not long ago, we brought you news that the Motorola Droid RAZR ICS update was rooted. This not only allows users who upgrade to get root again if they lose it, but also allows users just buying the device to root it for the first time. It is always good to see root methods obtained...