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Jelly Bean for the GSM EVO 3D, Xperia Play and Optimus GT540

The spread of Jelly Bean across XDA would be alarming if it weren't so wonderful. Devices old and new alike are enjoying the latest and greatest from Google to some capacity. Some of the more recent devices to get Jelly Bean are the GSM HTC EVO 3D, LG Optimus GT540, and the Sony Xperia PLAY.While...

Keep Your Phone Awake with SmartStay Ex – XDA Developers TV

One of the Samsung Galaxy S III’s cool features is the “Smart Stay." The feature will prevent your screen from timing out when you are reading something or browsing the web. However this feature is limited to the Galaxy S III. But fear not! Here at XDA Developers we are full of people who see...

ROMzilla Brings Batch ROM Decompiling and Recompiling to Linux

When it comes to compiling and decompiling ROMs, many chefs don't have the biggest assortment of tools available. When devs need to grab some apk files and edit them, they have to extract the proper files and use a tool to decompile them. When this needs to be done over and over again, as in...

APKTool to Receive Updates Once Again

APKTool is one of the staple applications used by developers, themers, tinkerers, and modders alike. It allows users to reverse engineer closed source applications. Once done, the application can be modified or themed, and APKTool re-compiles it for use once again. However, support for APKTool seems to have ceased some time ago, leaving users to...

Unofficial AOKP Jelly Bean Builds and Galaxy S3 Secret Codes – XDA Developer TV

Jordan returns to talk about some exciting and important news from the XDA Portal. Jordan talkes about CronMod giving user the options of A2SD, D2EXT, and INT2Ext. Jordan talks about the Secret Codes to access hidden features on the Samsung Galaxy S III. Jordan mentions XDA Developer TV Producer Erica's Fast Dormancy video.In CyanogenMod 10 news,...

Ultimate Guide To Rooting/Unrooting the AT&T Skyrocket

Among other things, XDA is famous for its ability to help users obtain root with unprecedented efficiency. Usually, when a person makes the decision to root, the forums are both their first and last stop. Now, thanks to XDA Senior Member vincom, obtaining and removing root on the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket just got...

Unofficial CM10 Builds for the One S, X10 Mini, and X8

The march of Jelly Bean 2012 has been a massive success. With dozens of devices getting ports that at least boot and even more scheduled to get them, Jelly Bean has been like a party that everyone is invited to. Well, the fun hasn't stopped yet. In fact, it hasn't even appeared to have slowed...

Tutorial Gets Transformer TF300T Users Safely Back to Stock

There are many reasons why someone would need to go back to stock. They may need to return a device for replacement, they might want to install an OTA, or they may have rooted their device and broken a necessary feature. Whatever it may be, a good guide to return to unrooted stock can be...

Learn to Create Your Own Themes

As our name implies, we at XDA primarily focus on development and encouraging others to learn how to develop. That said, many people appreciate themes, and many would like to learn how to create them. Well, the world can always use more themers, just as it can always use more developers, so there are quite...

EVO 4G, AT&T Galaxy Note, AT&T SGS2 Skyrocket Receive Unofficial AOKP Jelly Bean

Not long ago, CyanogenMod 10 was announced. Not too long later, there were preview and unofficial builds released for so many devices that XDA TV's Jordan has spent the last two weeks talking about it. Well, following in those footsteps, unofficial AOKP Jelly Bean has been announced and released to a few Nexus devices, and has...

Fast Dormancy – Save Your Battery from 3G Drainage – XDA Developer TV

In today’s XDA Developer TV, Erica is back to talk about fast dormancy. When your phone is using a 3G network, it is consuming battery as well. We all know that 3G is a battery vampire. Watch as Erica explains in detail how fast dormancy can help save your battery.Erica is asking for your help....

Reset Flash Counter on Verizon Galaxy S III

Despite the best efforts from OEMs, developers at XDA always seem to find a way to hack devices in such a way that the OEMs don't know about it. Samsung's method of tracking who flashes what and how many times is the flash counter, which goes up every time something is flashed via Download Mode....