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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...

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...

Blackberry 10 Style Lock Screen Mod for ICS and JB ROMs

There are a boatload of lock screens out there. Seemingly every version of Android comes out with a new one or at least a modified version of an older one. Then there are the OEM lock screens found on TouchWiz and the HTC Sense. On top of that, there are a plethora of third party...

Google Nexus 4, 10 Announced; Forums Created!

Earlier today, we announced the creation of forums for the US Samsung Galaxy Note II, Motorola Droid RAZR HD, and the Meizu MX. Now, we would like to share an even bigger announcement. Following Google's unveiling of the Nexus 4 and 10, we have created two new forums for the newest arrivals in the Nexus...

Forums Added for the US Galaxy Note II Variants, Droid RAZR HD, and Meizu MX

We recently gave three devices a home in our forum. Not too long ago, we created a forum for the international Galaxy Note II. Now, it's time for the US variants. Coming in as the successor to the wildly popular first generation Note, the Note II builds on its predecessor by increasing the screen size...

Wireless Charging Hack for Galaxy Note 2, Sprint JB OTA for Galaxy S3! – XDA Developer TV

Today, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone development. Jordan mentions the AT&T HTC One X getting root for 2.20 firmware. Jordan talks about the exciting Big Android BBQ news, like the articles on the Exploits and Vulnerabilities session and the...

Enable 3D Pics in Stock Gallery for Sense 4+ on EVO 3D

Recently, we have seen lots of cool projects being born on the HTC EVO 3D, which is for the most part a device that is slowly fading into the shadow of its younger, slimmer, and more powerful brethren. But as it is customary on XDA, this is not going to stop devs from continuing with...