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Enable USB Modem/Diag Mode on CDMA Samsung Devices

When flashing an AOSP ROM on a CDMA phone, it's a win-some lose-some affair. You gain the functionality that comes with a pure Android experience. However, you traditionally lose USB Modem and Diagnosis Mode on your device. For those who are unaware, USB Mode and Diagnosis Mode are accessed via codes you enter into the...

Xperia GX Launcher Finds New Home with Xperia Mini, Mini Pro, Active, Ray

Given the extreme sharing nature of the Sony Xperia lineup, it was only a matter of time before the recently released Sony Xperia GX had its software ported to every other Sony Xperia device. Thus, the Sony Xperia Mini, Mini Pro, Active, and Ray all got a port of the Docomo app from the GX. Posted to the...

How to Recover from Improper System and Data Wipe Bug on the Verizon Galaxy S III

Now that the bootloader has finally been unlocked for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III, developers can focus on other things now. Namely, ROMs, kernels, mods, and coming up with fixes for bugs. One such bug that's been plaguing Verizon Galaxy S III users is a wipe bug, which can cause some issues with permissions...

CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies, Motorola Unlocks Bootloaders, Nexus 7 Toolkit, and Android Dominates! – XDA Developer TV

Another Monday has come, and Jordan is here to recap the news you may have missed because of your exciting weekend plans. Jordan talks about the all-in-one toolkit for the Nexus 7. Jordan also mentions the Motorola unlocking tool and the review of the Meizu MX. In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan mentions the release of CM10 nightlies and tries...

GUI For Managing Jelly Beans Unfinished Multi Account Feature

You may have heard talk of the experimental and unannounced multi-account feature in Android 4.1 that allows you to create multiple profiles on a device. In a nutshell it allows you to use your mobile device in a manner similar to how you are able to use a PC, where separate user profiles can be created....

Code Discovered in Latest Google Play Store Update for Wishlists and Gift Cards

Not long ago, we brought you news that Google had put code into Jelly Bean for switching users. While not an official feature of Jelly Bean, the code hidden inside gives a clue as to what Google has planned for the future. Google has done so once again with the latest Play Store update. The...

Turn Your Phone Into a Server with Servers Ultimate

No doubt a large number of XDA members have an old Android phone sitting in the desk drawer gathering dust. What to do with it? Sell it and make a few $? Hand it down to a friend or relative? Leave it in the drawer to gather even more dust? XDA Forum Member Themuzz has come up with...

ASUS Begins Rollout of Jelly Bean to Transformer TF300T

There isn't another tablet manufacturer out there that can match ASUS' commitment to rolling out timely updates to it's customers. They have consistently beaten the bigger names to updating their devices, and recently confirmed that the Transformer TF101, Transformer Prime, and Transformer Infinity would be getting the update to Android 4.1.1. Now they are beginning...

AROMA-Enabled SuperSpeed Bloat Remover for Xperia PLAY

It has been said that there are three constants in life: taxes, death, and carriers and OEMs adding unnecessary bloatware. Ok, you got me. I added that last one on my own, but it has become no less real than the first two. In an effort to drive revenue and make up for the subsidies...

Desire HD Kernel Fixes Camera on Sense 4 ROMs

Previously in HTC Desire HD development, there had been only one Sense 4 ROM that had camera and camcorder working. It was Virtuous ROM from XDA Recognized Developer chrisch1974. However, to use the same kernel on other Sense 4 ROMs meant losing other features such as WiFi. So, the driving attempt has been to get...

Nandroid Restore to the Latest Jelly Bean Leak for the International Galaxy S III

It's been a big week for the Samsung Galaxy S III and its US variants. Not only has the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III had its bootloader unlocked, but the International version got a Jelly Bean leak. This gives credence to the rumor that Samsung is releasing the update soon. However, many don't want to wait...

Meizu MX Quad-Core Review

The story of the Meizu MX is an interesting one. Meizu Technology is a Chinese electronics manufacturer, producing a range of products from music players to, now, smartphones. There currently is no official American or European release date for the Meizu MX. Rather, it has been released only in Hong Kong and China. However, we...