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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 – XDA Developer TV

In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer TK shows you how to root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Odin and a PC.  TK just recently reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and it is the latest in Samsung’s phablet line. Many people say it’s a great device that is the current device to beat...

Bring Back the HTC Teeter Experience with Labyrinth Pro

Not too long ago, we talked about a game that put a 3D spin on the traditional labyrinth-style game. Bringing much of the best of previous ball maze games, iCube offered new users a fresh take on the old classic. However, sometimes we want something a bit more simple---something a bit more similar to that...

Installing Ubuntu Touch on the 2012 Nexus 7 – XDA Developer TV

Last week, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan showed us how to work with developing an app in the upcoming Ubuntu Touch OS. Of course, developing an App for a device or operating system is always easier if you have a device to test it on. Luckily, Google released a new version of the Nexus 7, and...

Focal Developer XpLoDWilD to Speak at Big Android BBQ 2013

So the 2013 iteration of the Big Android BBQ is fast approaching---in fact, in just over 24 hours. All sorts of excitement is bubbling, and with a full slate of talks and events it's sure to be an exciting time. XDA will be there yet again, and we're happy to announce that Elite Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD will...

Test Your Geography Skills with Mapster

I'll be the first to admit that I haven't the foggiest about geography. Not only being an American, but also a born and bred Californian, I have all the stereotypes working against me. And as evidenced by quick quizzes on Sporkle, the results aren't exactly pretty. One of the easiest and most entertaining ways to hone...

LTE Nexus 7 (2013) JLS36I Restore Images Now Available

A few days ago, we mentioned that the JLS36I update to Android 4.3.1 had begun rolling out to LTE-enabled Nexus 7 (2013) tablets. However, at the time, we found it a bit curious that there was no associated restore image available on Google's Nexus Factory Images website. Even though the incremental OTA links had been...

Convert All the Things with Convert Everything

While most of the world basks in the simple and logical awesomeness that is the metric system, those of us living stateside don't have such convenience. However, even in the US, we still use the metric system for certain measures. For example, although we purchase milk by the gallon, we buy large bottles of soda...

Learn to Use a Logcat to Diagnose and Fix Your Issues

Some time ago, we covered a quick tutorial aimed at helping users learn how to generate a logcat. We've also covered a few tools that help you easily come up with output from this all important diagnostic tool. However, most of the material we have covered in the past has been geared at providing you...

CASUAL-Based ClockworkMod Recovery Flasher for HTC One

A few days ago, we talked about XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler's new site Casual-Dev. The site's aim is to show developers how to leverage the open source CASUAL software as a platform from which to launch their own development works. Now, we have news of one of the first development works based upon Adam's work,...

Device Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the successor to the wildly popular Galaxy Note II. The Note II was a giant-sized phone with a 5.5” screen display, and the Note III is even bigger at 5.7”. The Note III was released to the international markets in September 2013. US release dates lagged a bit, depending on carrier. For this...

Forum Added for the Google Nexus 5

You know it's coming, the excitement is building, and you can almost taste it. It's that time of year again! That's right, I'm talking about the Google Nexus 5. Technically, the device is still "just a rumor." However, with the leaked service manual, there seems to be strong indication that this device will be a...

Themer Forums Added

Along with the gang at MyColorScreen, we've been working on a new (non-root) app for one-click Android theming called Themer (now on Google Play). The themes apply with all wallpapers, icons, widgets, and launcher settings pre-configured. It's still in closed beta, and the team is constantly adding new features and more themes. Themer requires an activation code...