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ClockworkMod Recovery for Locked but Rooted Xperia T

When device developers are faced with a locked and unlocked scenario, things can get interesting. While many devices are either unlockable or not, there are some situations where only some devices are unlockable. Or, in the case of some Verizon devices, it started out unlockable and then Verizon shut it down. In these cases, developers...

HTC Droid DNA Gets All-in-One Toolkit

Who doesn't love all-in-one toolkits here? They make the whole process of unlocking, rooting, and flashing a custom recovery on our Android devices so easy, even a novice can do it. No more manual commands, no more searching for drivers, no more reading through multiple guides---just load up the toolkit, follow its steps, and you've...

Walking Text App Lets You Walk While Texting

We can all admit to texting when we really should be paying attention to the world around us. Usually it doesn't result in anything bad, but there is always that danger of walking into a wall or stepping on a Lego piece. There is now an app that helps out those wanting to text while walking. The...

Sony Allows Xperia Play Unlock, Easier Android USB Tethering on Mac OSX! – XDA Developer TV

It is Friday, and Jordan is here to round up the news stories from this week on XDA. Jordan talks about HoRNDIS, which allows you to tether on a Mac easily. In XDA-specific news, Jordan talks about developers discussion forum being trialed in the Note II forums. Jordan mentions the three videos posted this week...

Forums Created for the HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S

Not too long ago, we named the HTC Windows Phone 8X our Windows Phone of the Year for 2012. However, at the time, the device didn't yet have its own home on our forums. Now, the Windows Phone 8X and its smaller sibling, the 8S, both have their own forums on XDA. The Windows Phone 8X...

And it Keeps Going and Going… HD2 Receives WP8 Port!

Have you ever seen those horror films, where the monsters simply refuse to die regardless of what is thrown at them? They simply keep getting up and up and up, and refuse to stay down. That is kinda the story going on with the last Windows Mobile device from HTC, the ever lasting and eternal...

Next Launcher from the GO Launcher Team

Many people have heard of GO Launcher. It's one of the most popular and successful home screen replacement apps on Google Play---so much so, that many custom ROMs actually include it instead of, or along with, the stock launcher. The GO team recently started pumping out a new launcher project, and the beta version has...

Hone Your Sniping Skills on the Go with Shooting Club 2

There's certainly no shortage of shooting games available for the Android platform, whether it's hunting big game or blasting aliens into small gooey chunks. There aren't all that many though, which attempt to recreate the challenges of taking an accurate shot. Shooting Club 2 from XDA Forum Member coder1cv8 does just that. The game puts you behind...

Share Your Favorite XDA News Stories of 2012!

There's still a little over a month left in 2012, but we've already had quite the eventful year. This year saw the launch of Android 4.1, Android 4.2, and several flagship devices. We featured plenty of ups, plenty of downs, even more downs, and few stories that made us all ask if the whole world around us had gone slightly mad. On...

New on XDA: Developer Discussion for the Note II

We're trying an experiment in the Samsung Galaxy Note II forum that, if successful, will be rolled out to many more forums across XDA. We've added a Developer Discussion forum, intended only for high-level discussion between developers. The aim of this new forum is to give developers a place to "talk shop" and help each other...

PACMan ROM Appears on the MyTouch 4G Slide

One of the newest AOSP kangs making its way around the forums has become pretty popular. Known as PACman, it's already been released for a number of devices. As it is a combination of a number of already available AOSP ROMs, users can expect its spread to continue. It is now available for the MyTouch...

App Review: Save Your Battery with One Power Guard – XDA Developer TV

The one thing every smartphone user worries about is how much battery he or she has left. When users do forget to worry about their battery, the battery usually cuts out during an important call, pivotal point in a game, or during your favorite YouTube video. XDA Forum Member fonter offers up battery management app to help...