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Emoji Support in AOSP MMS App for US Galaxy S III

A while back, we brought you a small XML fix to let your Android device see Emoji characters. Emoji is pretty popular, and many people use them---especially on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Now there is a way to get Emoji support on the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III. XDA Senior Member amiblindyet has...

Kernel and Manager App for TF101 Brings Even More Options

We all like our tablets because they are so functional and full of features. In fact, if we could part with our desktops and laptops, many definitely would. However, the trade-offs for doing such a thing would be too large for a few people. For instance, we all love the ability to use optical drives...

Galaxy Nexus Gets Google Calendar Text View from Nexus 7

Even though some devices may have similar resolution screens, they don't always display the same information from the same applications. One notable example is the Google Calendar on the Nexus 7, which displays information in text view. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which has a similar screen resolution, displays information in small lines. To many, this...

Big Android BBQ 2012 Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV

In this episode of Unboxing the XDA Way, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler unboxes all the swag he got at this year's Big Android BBQ. It was an average haul. Sony gave away 200 smart watches and several people walked away with multiple phones and tablets. AdamOutler starts by showing off a Sony Smartwatch, then moves...

Xperia Arc and Arc S Get CAMP, CM/AOKP/MIUI/ParanoidAndroid Kang

Over the last month or so, developers have been coming out with various ROM mash-up kangs. So far, we've brought you news on the Xperia Pro Pacman ROM and the Galaxy Ace mash up ROM. This time, it's for the Sony Xperia Arc and Arc S. As expected, this ROM selects some of the best features...

LG SU660 ICS ROM Ported to Nexus S

Most ROMs typically seen on Nexus devices are derivatives of AOSP. That's to be expected, as the developer friendly nature is a selling point for many. Sometimes, though, it's fun to see software typically found on OEM-skinned devices on a Nexus. Such is the case with the Samsung Nexus S, which now has a LG...

Firefox Browser Add-On Helps Remove Regional Restrictions

Firefox is one of the most popular browsers for desktop-class operating systems, and many favor the browser on Android as well---especially since Mozilla is trying to make it work for everyone. Firefox also has a healthy supply of add-ons to help make the user experience complete. A new add-on was added recently to help overcome...

App Review: Control Your Android Device with Hax Launcher – XDA Developer TV

In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer Azrienoch shows off Hax Launcher while chatting about the app with the app's developer.  R2DoesInc talks about future plans and additions to this application. The launcher can replace your home screen and help you browse the apps on your phone. There are two options---root or no root, depending on...

Root and All-In-One Toolkit Released for the HTC Desire X

As the world of Android evolves, new devices grace our doorsteps and we set it upon ourselves to hack them senselessly. Recently, we added a bunch of new sub forums. One of which was for the HTC Desire X. It was only a matter of time before the device got root and other fun tools...

Final Burn Alpha Available for Android!

We have all seen our share of emulators for the Android platform. Name the vintage console of your liking, and there is bound to be either a native emulator for it on Android or a ported one from its PC counterpart. In fact, Capcom system games also have an emulator available thanks to XDA Forum Member Cpasjuste. However,...

Android 4.2 Announced: Photo Sphere, Gesture Typing, Multi-User, TV Connect, Quick Settings, and Much More!

Yesterday, we created of forums for the newly announced Google Nexus 4 and 10. For many, however, the real star of the show isn't either of the two new devices, but rather the newly refreshed OS. Retaining the code name from Android 4.1, 4.2 is a revamped version of Jelly Bean. Despite the lack of...

Moxee: Less Searching, More Watching

Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to bring together the online video content that you love, without having to flick through an enormous list of thumbnails before deciding what you actually want to watch? Well Moxee, an application developed by XDA Senior Member Meticulus aims to do just that. The app was conceived...