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AppWererabbit The Android Toolbox

For many users, the app drawer is expensive real estate. Many don't want to flick through pages after pages of icons to find that one app to do that one thing. Many would much rather keep it neat, trimmed, and easily navigable for time and sanity's sake. This is probably why there are quite a few all-in-one application...

App Shootout: Facebook for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone – XDA Developer TV

Some people say that the real difference between Windows Phone handsets, Android handsets, and iPhones are the apps. We at XDA know this isn't true; there are hardware differences. However, how different are the apps? Are they the same? Are they completely different? Do they even have the same functionality? In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Steve...

Boot Your PC Directly from Your Phone with DriveDroid

Most of us on XDA aren't content to simply make do with OEM-provided software on our mobile devices, and when it comes to our PCs, the same principle seems to apply. Dual booting or completely replacing the shipped OS is pretty commonplace among XDA users. And if you change your Linux distro as often as you change...

Android on Bada Improves, Swappa UK Launches, Beaming Large Files with SuperBeam – XDA Developer TV

The Android on Bada project is advancing nicely, and you can share large files with SuperBeam. Those stories and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the article about the UK market version of Swappa. Jordan talks about the other videos released...

Careers in Android: Are You a Good Programmer or Great Programmer? – XDA Developer TV

What’s the difference between a standard programmer and a programmer who drives a fancy car? Is it about the number of coding languages you know? Probably Not. What about your expensive degree? Maybe. Does it have to with your problem solving skills? Perhaps. In this episode, XDA Developer TV  Producer Jayce interviews developers and people...

The Android on Bada Project Takes a Huge Step Forward

Shoehorning an operating system onto a device that it was never intended for is an incredibly difficult, time consuming, and often frustrating process. However these types of projects are exactly what XDA-Developers is all about, and the people behind them are the very reason this site exists. The BadaDroid project---which aims to bring a fully functional...

Intermediate Use of Tasker: Location Based Triggers – XDA Developer TV

When we last left off, XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin showed us the Basis of Tasker. He showed you how to set up triggers based on what applications you open and close. But there is still a lot more that you can do with the simple-looking Tasker. Looks can be deceiving. Kevin shows how to set...

Share Files Quickly with SuperBeam

Transferring photos, videos, and other files to another device can be a long and drawn out process, depending on how many files you try to move around. Now, thanks to the work from XDA Senior Member majedev, sharing multiple files is a lot quicker. SuperBeam allows users to share any file stored on their device with...

Media Control and LMGTFY Small Apps for the Xperias

The one great thing about Sony's Small Apps feature found on their Xperia devices is not the multitasking that they grant users, but that developers are allowed and encouraged to develop their own Xperia Small Apps to their hearts' content with the Sony Add-on SDK. Well, XDA Senior Member soumya_digi came out with not one, but two Small...

Swappa Launches UK Market

As you might recall, we recently announced that XDA has made Swappa its official marketplace for buying and selling gently used mobile devices. You can login to Swappa with your XDA username, and you can even advertise a Swappa listing in your signature in the forums. One of the most common requests we heard was for Swappa to...

CASUAL Windows / Mac OSX Major Update and Windows Phone 8 Sunset in 2014 – XDA Developer TV

XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler has updated CASUAL for the Verizon Galaxy Note II and the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III. That story and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the article about the deodexing and odexing converter. Jordan talks about...

Root Your AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III with Ease using CASUAL

XDA Elite Recognised Developer AdamOutler is at it again. Following up on his Verizon Note II root method, he continues to roll out safe and easy-to-deploy root exploits via CASUAL, the Cross-platform ADB Scripting, Universal Android Loader.This time, the device in question is the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III. One of the major benefits of CASUAL is that...