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Android Patcher Tool Brings Various Mods and Tweaks

There are numerous tools available to help users, beginning developers, and even some more knowledgeable developers modify programs and files. Many are pretty well known, including APKTool and Virtuous Ten Studio. However, others are obviously less well known.The Android Patcher tool falls into the latter category, but it's already gaining new features with every update....

3G/GSM Available for Jelly Bean on Original Transformer

Despite its age, the original Transformer keeps going and stays competitive in this fast paced market that renders most devices obsolete within 6 months of release. As of late, we have seen much good development coming out of the forums for this particular device. Additions to its repertoire include fully functional Jelly Bean AOSP roms,...

3.0.x Kernel Released for the Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Kernel releases can mean great things. This often comes in the form of new features, such as new schedulers or overclocking. Some help save battery life, others help performance, and some still offer improved stability. Some are just awesome at face value. The Samsung Galaxy S Plus now has a 3.0.x kernel.XDA Senior Member ivendor,...

One Power Guard Battery Saver App Released Free on XDA

Getting better battery life is a struggle most mobile device users will have for the foreseeable future. Even if advanced batteries are released that give users two days of heavy use, there will naturally be a script, an application, and a kernel tweak to improve this figure further. As batteries get better, so do battery applications. Now, a new tool...

Simple Wireless Charging Mod For The Galaxy Note II

We love a good hardware modification here at XDA, and one of the most popular seems to be adapting a device for wireless charging. Such modifications are usually relatively simple to perform by making use of the HP Touchstone wireless charging unit and a device case designed to work with the charger itself. XDA Forum...

An “Apology” Like No Other

My wife and I thoroughly enjoy the movie The Legend of Bagger Vance. One of our favorite scenes is the following exchange between the two principal characters, Adele (played by Charlize Theron) and Rannulph (Matt Damon): Rannulph: There something you wanted to tell me?Adele: Well, I'm trying to think of how to say it, Junuh. There is a purpose to...

Navigate the Web in Style with Holoweb Browser

More often than not, we come across a few apps of similar in nature to those that already exist. Some offer a few more features, maybe a different skin, or even a feature so unique that you simply cannot turn the app down. Within this category, there is one that one simply does not have...

Jelly Bean OTA for the Sprint Galaxy S III Begins

For what could be the first time ever, Samsung is delivering a major OS update for a device on a US carrier that is less than 3 months old. As of yesterday, Samsung and Sprint have begun to deploy the Jelly Bean OTA for the Samsung Galaxy S III SPH-L710, becoming the first US carrier...

Camera Fix for ICS ROMs on the Xperia X10

Some may have noticed that often times, many source-built ROMs seem to have that one annoying issue that keeps them from being perfect. Solving this issue can take months and include a number of developers, testers, and contributors. However, when that fix finally does come, it's awesome. In most cases, the annoying issue is usually...

CM10 on Nook Color, XDA Android BBQ Sessions, XDA is Hiring! – XDA Developer TV

This has been another great week at the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone developments. Jordan mentions the PACman ROM being ported to the HTC Desire S and Desire HD. Jordan talks about Big Android BBQ news from...

Make Flashing Your RAZR i Easier with Homemade Fastboot Images

The development efforts on the brand new, Intel-powered Motorola RAZR i keep on pouring in, seemingly non-stop. We have already gotten an unlocked bootloader courtesy of Motorola, and we also got a way to easily and seamlessly root the device, thanks to XDA Forum Member mattlgroff. Well, since the path to perfection is a never ending...

Raspberry Pi Supercomputing Cluster!

The Raspberry Pi is an interesting little device. Designed to be a learning and education tool, it has a fairly large community and a loyal following due to its simple design and low price point. Now, thanks to some researchers at the University of Southampton, 64 Raspberry Pi's have been coupled together with cables and...