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LG Talks Tech at CES 2013

The morning started off with an LG press conference. They talked at length about “Touch[ing] the Smart Life.” They then talked about their “smart” products. This included everything from refrigerators and washing machines to televisions with more pixels than people in New York. They spoke briefly about connected devices. They talked about a washing machine that...

Xbox Controller on Jelly Bean, XDA Phone Cases Shipping, CES Updates Coming Soon – XDA Developer TV

Entropy Seed Generator is Not All It’s Hacked Up to Be according to XDA news this weekend. However, other exciting stories appeared this weekend as well. XDA News Specialist Jordan covers the highlights, including rooting the Kindle Fire HD with Mac or Linux. In XDA news, Jordan talks about the shipping of our branded cases. Also, Jordan...

Hidden Menu Enabler for the Verizon Galaxy Note II

Previously, we posted about hidden menus on Samsung Galaxy devices. These menus can provide a number of useful functions and can actually help solve problems or make processes easier. In previous instances, the hidden menus have been used to restore bricks. There is now a tool for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II that helps...

CES 2013 Unveiled Shows No Android Love

International CES begins officially on Tuesday with the main event that everyone talks about, where exhibitors from around the world come to peddle their wares. There are press conferences on Monday, and to top it off, last night they had a pre-press event called CES Unveiled. Its purpose was to give people a preview of...

Per-App DPI Adjustment for the Galaxy Note 2

The most defining characteristic of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is its expansive screen. More space means you should be able to do or access more things. However, it sports the same four by four launcher as smaller devices, and many find the fonts too large overall. With the default DPI setting, the amount of...

Use the Original Xbox Controller on Jelly Bean

Back in October, we brought you news that you could connect a XBox 360 controller to the Nexus 7. That was a nice mod because the more controllers that are compatible with an Android device, the better. This is expecially true for people who don't have other gaming systems or gaming-capable computers. Now, a very...

Help Select a New Icon for SuperSU

It's not often that a developer of many prolific applications gives the rest of the world the power to pick the icon for one of his apps. In this visual world, the icon is what the user sees when they decide what they want to open. And very often, the icon is what sets the...

XDA Cases Ready to Ship

Before the holidays, we shared exciting news about XDA working with CruzerLite to put together some XDA merchandise. We've just received some fantastic news: The XDA cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and Google Nexus 4 are ready to start shipping out! You can see how great they...

Entropy Seed Generator Not All It’s Hacked Up to Be

Contrary to what many may think, what we report on is not always perfect. While we get many things right and have a great group of developers who continually stretch devices to heights, sometimes we highlight solutions with unknown gains. A recent article we published on a hack for gaming on the Nexus 7 and...

Tile Launcher Brings Windows 8 Experience to Android

The Interface formerly known as Metro has made quite the splash since Windows Phone 7 was released a couple of years ago. However, the fact that it was Windows Phone that originally featured it has prevented many people from experiencing it. Android fans don't want to spend money on a new phone just to try...

Triple Boot WP7, SD, and NativeSD on the HTC HD2

When we talk about the HTC HD2 nowadays, it is in shock and awe that it managed to survive yet another round of software updates from Windows Phone and Android. It has even been shown running Windows RT. It continues to exceed all expectations, as developers have figured out a way to make it triple...

App Review: Send Files Across the Web with SendIt – XDA Developer TV

Not too long ago, we talked about an FTP server to transfer files from your device and computer. Also we’ve talked about WiFi Explorer, which accomplishes the same goal in a different way. So why do we keep talking about something as simple as moving files around? Well the fact is that sometimes your files are...