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Prevent Apps from Using your Camera and Mic – PDroidAddon

Please note that the following is an addition to the infamous PDroid, developer by XDA Forum Member svyat back in December 2011. As its name clearly suggests, PDroidAddon acts along side (and will interact with) PDroid, which was basically a security suite that allowed you to "cherry pick" which apps get access to your personal information....

Galaxy S III Secret Codes to Access Hidden Features

Android devices are well known for their hidden features. One such area is using custom dialer codes to access various hidden apps. XDA Recognized Developer E:V:A is heading up an effort find all of these and more on the Samsung Galaxy S III I9300. One such example is typing *#*#197328640#*#* to access the Service Menu. Not only has E:V:A provided a...

SMS2PC Brings the Pinnacle of SMS and PC Integration

The world of Android has grown by leaps and bounds, both in terms of functionality and reach due to a rather astonishing number of new apps that surface every day. This is not exactly a new app, but certainly one that manages to ensure that the forever burning flame between the PC and mobile doesn't...

CronMod Gives Users Options Of A2SD, D2EXT, INT2EXt

For a long time now, users have been enjoying the perks of having scripts like A2SD, which frees up internal storage by installing applications to the SD card. On newer devices with far greater storage capacities, internal storage isn't a big issue. However, users still enjoy not having that space taken up by all their...

Asus Releases Official TF700T Bootloader Unlocker Tool

Not too long ago, we witnessed the launch of Asus most recent entry into the world of tablets with the shinny, slim, and fully loaded Infinity Pad (a.k.a. the Asus Transformer TF700T). As is customary for Asus, the bootloader on the device was locked upon shipping from the factory. However due to the constant demands,...

How to Restore HTC Location and Footprints on the Rezound

There is nothing quite like flashing a new ROM and finding out one of your favorite applications didn't make the cut. Usually, this is no big deal, as it's a matter of installing the application or, at worst, dropping an application into /system/app with a root file manager and modifying permissions. Sometimes, though, the application...

CyanogenMod Compiler Updated for CM10

XDA-Developers is about development and the free sharing of knowledge. Nothing else makes us happier than when a new developer steps out of the ranks of the user and seeks to contribute positively to the overall nature of the site. As we have said before, we strongly encourage that users follow the Cyanogen's advice on how...

HTC Release Kernel Source for AT&T One X

The kernel source for the Tegra 3-based International HTC One X was released over two months ago. However, its Snapdragon S4-based sister device, the AT&T One X has left users eagerly awaiting the kernel source release for their device. Well, the wait is finally over! XDA Forum Member shashank_virgo let us know that HTC have released version 1.73 of the kernel source. While this is...

Official CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the Galaxy Note N7000

Just yesterday, we brought you news that the  international Galaxy S II was given an official preview to CyanogenMod 10 by XDA Elite Recognized Developer codeworkx of Team Hacksung. Now, the lucky day has come to everyone favorite phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note. Today's release comes from XDA Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD, who is also a member of Team Hacksung. As with the...

Unofficial CM10 for the ZTE Blade, Galaxy Ace, and Gio

It's always nice to see older and lower spec devices brought up to date and in line with the heavyweights. Those with ARM v6 devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio or ZTE Blade, might not have ever expected to see your device running Ice Cream Sandwich, let alone Jelly Bean. That, however, is...

Make Your Own SBF Files for the Photon 4G

Many manufacturers have proprietary tools to flash firmware. Samsung uses tar files via Odin and Heimdall, Motorola uses SBF files via RSD Lite, and so on. So what if one wanted to create an SBF file for a Motorola phone? It's not an easy process, but it is now possible for Motorola Photon 4G owners. The process...

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...