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View 3D Images on Non-Sense ROMs on the HTC EVO 3D

There are quite a few Sprint users out there who likely have fond memories of what seems to be a rather distant past. 2011 was the year when HTC decided to try something new---innovation at its best, if you will. They wanted to bring the not-so-new emerging technology of stereoscopic 3D imaging to mobile devices....

Official Android 4.3 for Galaxy S 4, Galaxy Note 3 Apps Ported, ROM Feature Database – XDA Developer TV

The official Android 4.3 firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an article reporting that some Samsung Galaxy Note 3 apps have been ported to the Galaxy S...

Microsoft Releases (Free) Remote Desktop Client for Android

Here on the XDA Portal, we normally don't talk about applications developed by large corporate developers. We instead prefer focusing on the impressive development works created by our own community members (especially of the open source variety), as these creations demonstrate that when passion and dedication combine, greatness is sure to follow. That said, we...

Google Nexus 5 Mistakenly Appears on the Play Store!

You know it's coming. Heck, we even created a forum for it... before it was even officially announced---a first for us here at XDA. Now, Google dun goofed up and briefly posted a Play Store entry for the Nexus 5 earlier this evening. The Play Store listing was very quickly taken down. And now, the Nexus landing...

Spotlite Brings Native Spotify Experience to Windows 8/RT

If you're a Spotify user running Windows 8/8.1 or RT, you may have noticed that there's currently no official offering available in the Windows App Store. While x86 users can simply download the official client directly from Spotify's website, ARM-based users aren't so lucky. To alleviate this, XDA Forum Member hsalps created Spotlite and uploaded it to...

Ubuntu Officially Available for the Nexus 4 and Galaxy Nexus

Back at XDA:DevCon 2013, Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon gave a talk about the future of Ubuntu on mobile devices. Also at the conference, Ubuntu coder Michael Hall held a Ubuntu Touch Development Workshop aimed at spurring and fostering application development for the soon-to-be-ready platform. Both of these presentations can now be viewed online. Fast forward a few months, and...

Android App Review: Get the ‘Ultimate Sound Control’ for Your Device – XDA Developer TV

There are many different sounds on your Android device, and unfortunately, adjusting the volumes of these events can be a hassle. You have to wait for the sound event and pray that you hit the volume button quick enough. There ought to be a better, simpler way. XDA Senior Member nagasgura offers up the ultimate way to easily...

Official Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ5 Firmware for the Galaxy S 4

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is now available in official capacity for the Samsung Galaxy S 4. With the recently leaked Android 4.3 I9505XXUEMJ3 firmware floating around, we knew that the official release wasn't far behind. Now, it's here in official capacity. XDA Recognized Developer Faryaab has posted the release to our forums courtesy of Sammobile, along with simple instructions on...

Keep Your Screen Awake with Stay Alive

Most of the time, having your device's screen shut off when not in use is a good thing. There are certain times, however, when a display timeout isn't exactly convenient. While features like Smart Stay are aimed at solving this problem, the feature doesn't work consistently for everyone, and not everyone has a Samsung device. In...

XpLoDWilD Talks about Open Source at this Year’s Big Android BBQ – XDA Developer TV

The 2013 edition of the Big Android BBQ has come and gone. At the BBQ, there were many great events and presentations. One such presentation was by XDA Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD. Also known as Guillaume Lesniak, XpLoDWilD has been involved in numerous closed- and open-source projects in various domains related to software engineering, mobile development,...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Apps on the Galaxy S 4

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 and the Galaxy Note 3 are the Korean OEM's two flagship smartphones in their respective market segments. Both devices are more than capable of handling just about anything you can throw at them, and they both pack enough software features to keep you reading manuals for days. Despite their similarities,...

Developer Interview: Guillaume Lesniak, a.k.a. XpLoDWilD – XDA Developer TV

Fresh from his presentation at this year’s Big Android BBQ, Guillaume Lesniak (a.k.a. XDA Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD) takes a moment to sit down with XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan for a quick chat. Jordan and XpLoDWilD talk about Guillaume's accomplishments and a little about Guillaume himself. XpLoDWilD is the developer responsible for such projects as CyanogenMod on...