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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Note II – XDA Developer TV

In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer TK shows you how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note II with Odin and a PC.  Recently TK reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note II and its unique S-Pen.  Within a week, TK had his device rooted. There are many features you can gain by rooting your device.TK presents...

Turn Your Gray/Blue One S into a Black One S

When the HTC One S was first released, it came in a sleek gray and blue color scheme. A black variant also appeared. And while the gray and blue variant is pretty sleek, some users prefer the black version. However, not all wish to buy a new phone just to update their aesthetics. There is...

Save Time and Battery with Smart WiFi Toggler

If you find yourself switching between a combination of WiFi and mobile data regularly, you probably know all too well how much of a pain it can be. You also know just how much your battery can suffer if you forget to turn WiFi off before leaving a wireless hot spot. Wouldn't it be great if...

In-Call Audio Bug Fixed for CM10 on the LG Optimus 2X

The last time we brought you news about CyanogenMod 10 on the LG Optimus 2X, it was a patcher tool that fixed a myriad of issues. It helped CM10 fans fix a lot of issues with the ROM on the Optimus 2X, but it didn't fix all of them. There is an audio bug during...

PDroid Manager, the PDroid App Alternative

If you haven't heard of PDroid by now, you should probably look into it. That said, thanks to XDA Forum Member FFU5y, users now have an alternative to the default PDroid 2.0 application.While the framework and patches that make up the bulk of PDroid's functionality on the back-end are still required and unchanged, FFU5y's application...

FlymeOS Ported to the Xperia Play

A while back, we reported that the Meizu MX's customized version of Android, Flyme OS, was ported to the AT&T Galaxy S II. Apparently, it generated some interest, as a similar port was released for the Xperia Neo V and L a couple of weeks later. Now, the Flyme goodness is spreading again. This time to the...

HoRNDIS Allows You to USB Tether on a Mac with Ease

For most Android users, a ROM's ability to tether (whether by USB or WiFi) is essential. Even if you have a dedicated wireless connection at home, the need to use your device's 4G (or for some people 3G) connection may become necessary at some point. However, for Mac users, the ability to use USB tethering...

4G LTE Chip in the Nexus 4 Update, CyanogenMod 10.1 Experimental Version – XDA Developer TV

Our good friend Jordan is here to get you caught up on all the Android development news from this weekend. Jordan updates the news we recently reported regarding the 4G chip in the Nexus 4. Also in 4G related news, Jordan talks about the HTC Incridible 4G LTE getting a Non-HTCDev bootloader unlock. Finally, Jordan...

HTC Droid DNA HTCDev Unlock Workaround

In case you haven't heard, Verizon is at it again. So far this year, developers have had to tackle the locked bootloader on the Galaxy S III and Verizon stopping HTCDev from unlocking the HTC Incredible 4G LTE. The largest carrier in the US still hasn't learned yet, as they shut down HTCDev from working...

Amazing Weather for Windows Phone 8

If you use a Windows Phone 7 device, chances are you've heard about XDA Senior Member eizsoft's Amazing Weather application. Having used it myself, I can attest to the quality of the application and its intuitive design. However, it seems eizsoft isn't resting on his laurel, as a new beta has opened for Amazing Weather...

Install any Media Player You Want, AROMA Style

Every since AROMA Installer was first released and udpated, it's been a pretty big hit. Users and developers alike can use it for a myriad of things, including removing bloatware and much more. Devs have been using it for quite some time to give users options when flashing and installing ROMs, tweaks, and mods. Now, there is...

USB Mass Storage App for the LG Optimus 4X

A while back, several XDA members were concerned with MTP. For those who don't know, MTP stands for Media Transfer Protocol and it replaced USB Mass Storage on a good number of Android devices as the de facto way of connecting to a computer. There were quite a few problems with this---none bigger than some...