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Google Tasks and Calendar All-in-One with Day by Day

For those who rely heavily on Google Tasks and Calendar for Android, you may want to check out Day by Day, a feature packed app developed by XDA Forum Member appiens. In essence, Day by Day combines a to-do list and calendar into one single app for your Android device. It does this with a pleasant Holo user interface with...

Official and Confirmed: AT&T Galaxy S 4 is Bootloader Locked

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 was just released a few days ago, going on sale across the US through most carriers (root already achieved). Reviews are somewhat mixed, with some claiming this to be the latest best thing in smartphone history, while others are not so impressed. US carrier versions seem to suffer from carrier-itis,...

Android App Review: High Quality Phone Call Recording Done Right – XDA Developer TV

Sometimes when you are talking with business associates or trying to get directions to the hottest party, it would be nice to be able to record the call to have an audio record of action items or turn-by-turn directions. This is of course assuming that laws in your jurisdiction permit you to record others. XDA Senior Member...

How Will Paranoid Android Interpret Multi-Window / Overlay Functionality?

Paranoid Android, the popular AOSP based ROM for multiple devices, and multi-window functionality are two things that we have mentioned here on the XDA Portal several times before. It now seems as though the two are about to become quite closely acquainted following news that the Paranoid Android team are in the process of developing...

Forums Added for the T-Mobile HTC One, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S 4

Not too long ago, we covered the release of the HTC One and gave you a quick glimpse of its performance. Shortly after, we gave the One a home on our forums for both the international and some US carrier variants. Now, however, we have also created a forum for the T-Mobile HTC One variant. Similarly, we...

Three All-in-One Solutions for Android Driver Issues

It used to be the case that whenever you wanted to use ADB or FastBoot with a device, you were required to install a specific driver for each device. For anyone regularly flashing several devices or developers who test on numerous different phones and tablets, this could prove to be something of an inconvenience, especially...

NASA Sends More Androids to Space, Qualcomm Galaxy S4 Rooted – XDA Developer TV

Samsung Galaxy S4 Rooted across multiple carriers. 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 a tutorial to backup your TA Partition on the Sony Xperia Z and NASA launching several Nexus One phones into space. Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...

Linux 3.0.8 Kernel for 2011 Xperia Devices

Some devices just refuse to die, no matter how long they've been around. That said, a team of devoted developers has come together to bring the Linux kernel 3.0.8 to every 2011 Xperia device.  The last official kernel release from Sony (Ericsson) for 2011 Xperia Devices was version 2.6.32. XDA Recognized Developer nobodyAtall based this kernel on the...

The Great Fusion: a Thought-Evoking Adventure

It's rare to see an old school point-and-click adventure on the relatively modern tablet and smartphone, which is surprising, as the touch screen is probably the perfect medium for such a genre. Hoping to change that, we introduce The Great Fusion: developed by XDA Recognized Developer hazex. It's a classic point-and-click adventure game driven by a not-so-futuristic...

Need Help Designing Your Android App?

Sure you do. I mean, why not? Help is always welcome and encouraged, so go ahead and help yourself to an extensive compilation of resources that may help you design your Android app, courtesy of XDA Senior Member and PimpMyRom developer Androguide.fr. Posted in the recently introduced App Development Forums, the compilation includes a variety of different resources...

App Development: Become a Mono for Android Ninja – XDA Developer TV

In an effort to help support XDA's recently added forums focusing solely on App Development, we have been providing information to support developers in their quest.  Yesterday, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce interviewed XDA Recognized Developer rovo89 about his Xposed Framework.. In today’s episode XDA Developer TV, Jayce interviews Miguel De Icaza, Co-Founder and CTO at Xamarin, about...

How to Sign and Zipalign Your APK Files

When you get done coding and testing your shiny new app, you'll still have a couple of steps left to make it ready for prime time. There are plenty of ways to learn about signing APK files, but I found XDA Senior Member Nikwen's guide to give just enough of an overview without getting bogged down...