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Difficulties Decoding M10 Images in Recent Sense Versions

Themers working with HTC Sense ROMs currently face a major problem. They are unable to modify most images used by Sense 3.5 and beyond because of HTC's method of storing images inside proprietary m10 files. Unfortunately, the images are not stored as JPG or PNG. Instead, they are encoded with an unknown algorithm. Previously, M10Tools by...

Jelly Bean Officially Lands on the US WiFi Xoom

Google is currently in the process of rolling out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean to various Google Experience Devices. It has already been made available for the Galaxy Nexus, and later the Nexus S. The update is now heading towards the US WiFi version of Motorola Xoom (Wingray). If you own the first Google-supported Android tablet and...

Hardware GPS Fix for the Galaxy S I9000 and I9001

Over the last few months, we brought you news of the ASUS Transformer Prime tear down that brought a GPS fix and HTC One X hardware issue that weakens WiFi signal. Both of these hardware problems have hardware fixes, albeit at the risk of seriously damaging a device. No pain, no gain right? Another device that's...

Nexus 7 Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV

Recently Google announced its new tablet and Google I/O 2012. Milliseconds after it was announced XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler had his ordered. When he received it, he did what you would expect from our resident mobile deconstructionist. In this episode of Unboxing the XDA Way, Adam unboxes the Nexus 7 all the way down to the...

Adobe Flash on the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean Devices

As those of us lucky enough to be running Jelly Bean have found out, Adobe Flash isn’t officially supported. While many no longer care about the dying technology, quite a few of us still have use for it. XDA Recognized Contributor stempox has found that by simply side-loading the APK, users are able to view media content as...

CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the International Galaxy S II

It's here! Are you an international Galaxy S II owner watching in slight jealousy as your peers are given official preview builds into the next version of CyanogenMod? If so, that's understandable, as Jelly Bean certainly lives up to all of its buttery hype. For those with short attention spans, the international Galaxy S II has...

AOSP JellyBean Build for the T-Mobile G2x

Jelly Bean has made its way across these forums at a fever-pitch. Practically every day, we report on another device receiving support in some form, and the list continues to grow. Now, thanks to Team EaglesBlood and XDA Recognized Developer doniqcc, T-Mobile G2x owners have received a pre-alpha AOSP build of JellyBean and now can...

KangXperiaProject Brings AOKP to 16 Sony Xperia Devices

It's always exciting when AOKP, CyanogenMod, or any other AOSP-based build is released for a device. It gives users the ability to check out a largely pure Android, no matter what OEM skin the device may natively run. Many people prefer the vanilla Android experience. Various Sony Xperia devices have AOSP and CM builds, but...

AOSP and CM10 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1

Two weeks ago, Jelly Bean source code was released. Since then, it's been a frenzy on XDA as developers have worked hard to get the newest version of the OS ported to their devices. In that time, over two dozen devices have received Jelly Bean to some extent, and many more are bound to follow....

ParanoidAndroid Ported to the Samsung Galaxy S III

Previously we brought you news of Paranoid Android being ported to any and every device that will have it. For the uninitiated, it is the first truly hybrid phone / tablet ROM that allows users to choose whether or not they want to run their devices like a phone or a tablet. As many fans and ROM developers are...

Increase Data Storage on the International Galaxy S III

Even with new devices featuring 16+ GB of internal storage, users still manage to run into problems with there not being enough space for applications and other things. Although this is usually only a problem that older devices face due to their small internal storage, it's also possible on newer devices as well. Thankfully, a...

HTC Decides Against ICS for the Desire HD, Petition Started

For shame, HTC! Once promised an update to Ice Cream Sandwich, the HTC Desire HD received an update from HTC alright---just not the one everyone was expecting. On their blog, HTC has announced that they believe Desire HD users are better off without ICS. They state: After extensive testing, we’ve determined that the current version of...