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Pizza Snake Brings Back the Old DOS Classic

While the focus for most mobile gamers is in increasingly complex and visually stunning titles, sometimes it's nice to revisit a classic. Even if you're a Modern Combat fan, it's fun to open up Tetris every now and see if you still have any skill. Now, there is an old DOS game that is getting...

Unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Camera Part 1 – XDA Developer TV

Android powering phones and tablets is old hat. The dream of many is to have Android on as many devices in their house as possible. Android-powered refrigerators? Sure. Android microwaves? You bet. Android-powered thermostats? Cool! While some of these things exist only in the mind, Samsung has released a Jelly Bean-powered digital camera, called (unsurprisingly)...

How to Install and Root the Latest Bluestacks

Anyone who's been into Android for some time has heard of Bluestacks. For those who somehow don't know, Bluestacks is an Android emulator that can be installed on Windows machines. It allows PC owners to use Android apps on their computers like they can on Android devices, without having to install Android x86. The last...

Samsung Galaxy Camera Achieves Root

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is without a doubt one of the most niche devices to be given a home here on XDA. Half point-and-shoot camera and half tablet, most potential consumers will either love it or hate it. Thankfully for those who love it, you're in the company of XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler. You see,...

Nexus 10 Rooting Tutorials for Windows, Mac, and Linux

While some may have a problem understanding why we would want to do so, the Nexus 4 was rooted in short order. With the whirlwind of Nexus 4 news, it's easy for some to forget there was a second Nexus device released. The Samsung-made Nexus 10 was released as well. And just as you would...

APK Suite for Linux Offers GUI-Based APK Editing

There are quite a few GUI-based tools for modifying APKs built to run on Windows, but there seem to be significantly fewer available for Linux. However, we can add another to the list now, thanks to XDA Forum Member Slethen. APK Suite is a Linux-based tool that allows you to manipulate APK files from a GUI...

Android x86 Tutorial Helps You Load Android on your PC

You may already have heard of the Android-X86 Project, which aims to port the Android Open Source Project to the x86 platform. Although it's already possible to run Android apps on a PC via BlueStacks or use an emulator such as Jar Of Beans, the x86 project would allow you to install Android on your...

CM File Manager Now Available for Use on ICS-Based ROMs

You may remember we recently talked about the latest addition to CyanogenMod's own suite of applications, the CM File Manager. This now sits proudly alongside the collection of other unique apps such as CM messaging and Apollo music player. The file manager itself is pretty straight forward, and does exactly what you'd expect it to. The...

New App For Android Determines Whether or Not You Should Wear Pants

The most important question when waking up in the morning is whether or not you should wear pants. Logic (and the law) typically answer that question for us, but in some cases, the weather plays a factor---like when it's below freezing outside, it's probably a good idea to wear pants. Now, there is an application...

This is Why XDA-Developers.com Roots Android – XDA Developer TV

Recently, Jamie Condliffe of Gizmodo posted an article asking why anyone would want to root their stock Android device. Our recent news that we published regarding the Nexus 4 being rooted prompted the question. Condliffe asks, “What are the amazingly useful features you can only access by rooting a Nexus 4? And are they worth the...

RecoverX Updated to Support Over 100 Devices

When we last brought you news of the tool known as RecoverX, it supported over a dozen Xperia devices. It seems that the developer, XDA Senior Member LEDelete has been busy in the months since the article was published, updating and taking his tool to a whole new level. You see RecoverX has moved beyond just...

Change Your WiFi Country Code to Access WiFi Networks on All Channels

Have you ever found yourself unable to detect WiFi networks on your Android device that would show up fine on others devices? This can be frustrating, especially when the only network(s) available don't show up. Luckily, there is now an easy solution for this, as long as you have a rooted Android device running ICS...