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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...

Where is My Galaxy S III Forum?

We've been back and forth on how to best split Galaxy S III forums for USA variants. Our goal is to best organize posts and make it easier for mods to do their magic. Effective now, all the four major carrier variants for the Galaxy S III will get their own section. The previous combined...

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...

Insecure Boot Image for Nexus S on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

Have you updated your Samsung Nexus S  to the JRO03E Jelly Bean OTA from a custom ROM? Do you now find yourself looking for an insecure boot image like you had before? We've got you covered. For those unfamiliar, having an insecure boot image allows you to use adb remount and adb push system files. While most custom ROMs ship with insecure boot, stock ROMs obviously...

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....

Improve HTC One S Camera Experience with ZeroCamera

We've brought you news of camera mods being ported and released across XDA. With popular HTC devices such as the Sensation and EVO LTE receiving camera mods, it was only a matter of time before other members of HTC's lineup including  the HTC One S were given such changes. Called ZeroCamera, the mod focuses more on video quality rather...

Xperia S Lock Screen Ported to Xperia Arc, Mini, Mini Pro, Active, Ray, Now With Shortcuts

Sony Xperia development is a whirlwind of sharing and porting. There seemingly isn't anything released on any given Xperia device that isn't eventually ported to the other Xperia devices. From the launcher, to apps, and many other things, the Sony Xperia line is the epitome of developmental sharing. That said, the Sony Xperia Arc as...

Don’t Know How to Logcat? Try Logcat Tool

As we've discussed before, logcats can be invaluable to all development. It lets developers know what isn't working, why it isn't working, and allows them to take a more targeted approach to fixing such problems. The only issue is that many users who test software don't know how to pull a logcat. There are some tools...

Flash on Nexus 7, More CyanogenMod 10 Alphas, HTC Abandons Desire HD – XDA Developer TV

Jordan is back today to talk about some exciting and important news from the XDA Portal. A while back, there was an announcement that Adobe Flash would not be supported on Jelly Bean. Jordan covers news on how the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean devices can get flash. Jordan talks about the petition to get...