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Windows Phone App Review: Sideload eBooks on Windows Phone with Freda – XDA Developer TV

Some people like to have their eBooks on a separate device, like a Kindle Fire HD. Some people like to use a dedicated e-reader app on their mobile devices. There are many different places to get eBooks. And sometimes, you just want an app that allows you to sideload your own eBooks. XDA Senior Memeber Jim...

Archiving Freedom with ZArchiver

Zip, 7z, bzip2, tar, deb, tpz, rar and XZ are just the few of the many different archive file types that exist in a sea of archive formats in this technological age. Having a number of seperate apps to view certain archive extensions is just not practical, and finding a file manager app that can...

Simplifying Android Flashing and Deblurring Dodgy Photos – XDA Developer TV

It's Monday, and that means another weekend has gone by. If you were enjoying that weekend, you may have missed some of the exciting developments on XDA. Luckily, there is no need to fear, for Jordan is here! XDA News Specialist Jordan reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Jordan talks about simple device...

Simplify Your Flashing with AutoFlasher

Ahh, the joy of flashing! For us mobile, ORD-positive, addicts, there is no better feeling than that which comes after refreshing our devices with the newest leaks of the newest OS versions. Of course, not too many pleasures in this world come without having to make some sort of effort. In the case of flashing,...

Careers in Android: Resumes Don’t Work on the Internet – XDA Developer TV

Here at XDA we are hobbyists. We unlock our phones, modify the kernels, and build applications often times for the thrill of the hunt. But with Android being such a large force in the mobile ecosystem, there is an opportunity to turn your hobby into your career. As my grandfather used to say, you will...

Vybe Generates Your Own Customized Vibrations

The Android operating system is renowned for its extensive customization and flexibility. Not only customizable with the archives of mods and tweaks, Android also allows flexibility through its vast number of available apps. Well now you can customize the vibrations on your phone with an application called Vybe. Recently popped up in the XDA Forums, Vybe was introduced...

Access Your Google Music Library from Third Party Players with GMusicFS

Cloud based services such as Google Music can be a major convenience for those with a large collection of music and limited storage space. This author, for example, can barely remember what it was like not being able to access his entire library from anywhere with a half decent Internet connection. The only complaint that...

Add Your Favorite Mods on the Sony Xperia Arc

Not too long ago, we started covering how-to guides in the Epic 4G Touch section. These guides aimed to teach users and aspiring developers alike the ins and outs of messing with ROMs internals at the code level, as opposed to simply flashing zip files from recovery. The guides covered a few minor mods (features...

Sony Release Boot2Gecko for Xperia E, and The White House Replies About Cell Phone Unlocking – XDA Developer TV

The White House replies to the SIM-unlocking petition, and they agree! That story and more are covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Jordan talks about Sony Mobile releasing a develop build of Firefox OS and Jordan mentions his video of Boot2Gecko. Jordan talks about the mods collection for...

Deblur Those Dodgy Photos with DeblurIt

With nearly all new smartphones having one or even two built-in cameras, and a vast array of online photo hosting websites, the amount of photos being taken by the average smartphone user is increasing every day. Given the camera inside a smartphone generally isn't of professional quality, a large number of photos taken from a phone...

Android App Review: Backup Your Device with Carbon – XDA Developer TV

Not too long ago, we released a video on XDA Developer TV talking about different ways to backup your device. Well Titanium and My Backup are not the only options out there. There are many other backup applications available, and all of them have different features and strengths. ClockWorkMod developer Koush  has backup app available. In this...

Alternative Music Experience with ArmAmp

There are quite a few third party music player apps available for your Android device. They all have various different features that may or may not be of use to many, but all in all, share the same core function of simply playing your music. Now there's one more that's popped up in the XDA...