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All-in-One Toolkit for the HTC Desire C Brings Root and More

We've recently brought you a considerable amount of all-in-one toolkit news. They're excellent for new device users, especially for those with devices that were just released. Very recently, we added a bunch of new forums, including the HTC Desire C. It didn't take long, but there is already a toolkit for the HTC Desire C to...

oStream Brings a Faster Facebook Experience

A while back, we brought you a modified version of the Facebook app that was slimmed down and faster than the official. It's been quite some time, but another development team is going for the faster Facebook experience. This time it's not just the interface, but the well known network issues as well.XDA Forum Member...

Custom JavaScript Patterns for LectureNotes Android App

To say that there are a lot of applications in Google Play would be a severe understatement. Many of those can be customized by the end user readily. Some are more customizable than others, though. Some offer downloadable themes, and others allow for a variety of settings. One app in particular has something more unique....

Verizon Droid Charge Tweak and Script Pack

The newest flagship devices feature some pretty impressive specs: quad-core processors, over a gig of RAM, 16-32 GB of storage, and HD screens. However, that doesn't mean that development work has halted on older devices. As devices get older, devs find new and fun ways of keeping them  working well. For Verizon Droid Charge users,...

Access PlayStation Games on Non-Certified Devices

The last time we brought you news about PlayStation certification, it was to announce that it was coming to select HTC devices. Since then, modders and developers have been working on a way to get the same treatment on other devices as well. It turns out that there may be a nearly universal method to...

Expand the Linux Capabilities on Android – XDA Developer TV

In this episode, XDA Elite Recognized Developer and TV Producer AdamOutler shows us how to expand the Linux capabilities of your Android device.  He begins with a step-by-step demonstration on how to install BusyBox on your Android device without root.  Then, AdamOutler covers how to install other Linux applications using apt-get through BotBrew Basil. BotBrew...

Nexus 10 All-in-One Toolkit Released

It didn't take long for developers to sink their teeth into the latest Nexus releases. In an almost instantaneous fashion, the Nexus 4 received a toolkit to help with all rooting and recovery needs and the Nexus 10 was rooted. And now, there is an awesome toolkit for the Google Nexus 10.XDA Senior Moderator, Recognized Developer,...

Flyme OS and a Couple Jelly Bean Ports for the Galaxy S I9001

The last time we brought you news about the Samsung Galaxy S I9001, it was to tell you that CyanogenMod 10 had been ported. Since then, the CM10 efforts for the device have been taken over by XDA Senior Member ivendor. Since then, AOSP development for the Galaxy S I9001 has been a veritable frenzy. With...

Major Update to Four in a Row HD

We originally wrote about this app back in June of last year. More recently we also featured its sibling project, Lines & Puzzles. Four in a Row has come a long way since we first covered it, boasting a rather impressive half a million installations and a top 20 position in the Play Store puzzle category. Needless...

Sony Now Allowing Verizon Xperia Play Bootloader Unlock

Over the last couple of weeks, we've brought you news on bootloaders on Verizon getting unlocked. Verizon is notorious for making OEMs lock their bootloaders before releasing phones to the public. Apparently, there is at least one phone they don't care about anymore, the Sony Xperia Play. It can now be unlocked via Sony's bootloader...

ParanoidAndroid Released for the Nexus 10

It didn't take long for developers to get their hands into the Google Nexus 10. There were bootloader unlocking tutorials and root guides basically upon release. ClockworkMod Recovery and TWRP have also been released for the device. Now, source-built ROMs have started showing up for it, including a favorite among XDAers, ParanoidAndroid.XDA Recognized Developer jaybob413 has...

Guide Released Shows How to Update to 4.2 Without Losing SD Card Formatting

Every new version of Android brings changes. Not only visible changes, but also under the hood changes. Sometimes they can be pretty big too. Just ask the folks in the Samsung Epic 4G forums, who had to switch to the MTD Partition Map. Android 4.2 saw the addition of multi-user support (on tablets), and some...