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Build Android on Test Versions of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

With every new Linux distribution, some changes are required to successfully compile an Android build. Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution and is widely used to compile Android builds on home workstations. The most recent stable release is 13.10, but 14.04 is in testing and will be released in less than two months. Trusty Tahr...

Test Run Windows Phone 8.1 on Your PC with Leaked SDK

If you have been following the Windows Phone headlines the past couple of weeks, you’ve definitely heard of the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK leak. Although neither the rumored digital assistant Cortana nor the OS's new Action Center are to be seen in the leaked build, there are still quite a few new additions and tweaks...

Meet the Next Big Thing: Samsung’s Galaxy S 5

The Samsung Galaxy S 5 has just been officially announced at Samsung's Unpacked 5 event in Barcelona. And as expected from the latest iteration of Samsung's flagship, it packs quite a healthy dose of high end specifications and mobile "firsts." Is Samsung's "Next Big Thing" for you? Read past the break to learn more.

Watch Live as Samsung Unveils its Latest Flagship, the Galaxy S 5

We've all known that this was coming for quite some time, and now it's finally here. The latest iteration of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S, the Galaxy S 5, is about to be officially announced at Samsung's Unpacked 5 event in Barcelona. Now thanks to the joys of the Internet, you can watch live from the...

The Android-Powered Nokia X is Here, Comes in 3 Flavors

After countless headlines through more rumors than the latest fruit-phone, the Android-powered Nokia X is finally a reality---though it may not exactly be everything that you hoped for in a marriage between Nokia and Android. The device claims to offer the best of both worlds by giving access to the world of Android apps while...

Xperia Tipo Tools: Multitool for the Sony Xperia Tipo

You may remember that a couple of months ago, the Sony Xperia Tipo received an unofficial CyanogenMod 11 port, supporting the fact that even small phones can have Kitkat too. Of course, what’s the use of such a port if you don’t have your Xperia Tipo set up and ready to take a bite of...

Keep up with the Latest XDA News with Unofficial XDA Portal App

You, our loyal readers, are the sole reason why we here at the XDA Portal continually strive to bring you the best in mobile news from the XDA forums and across the Interwebz. While the majority of you browse the site from the comfort of your large-screened home computing devices, a growing number browse the...

AT&T LG G2 Also Receives Android 4.4.2 Update, OTA Captured!

Earlier today, we saw the AT&T HTC One receive the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat goods via an incremental OTA update. This update, which came in the form a staged rollout, started making its way to consumer devices early in the morning. Thankfully, a couple of XDA community members who were lucky enough to receive the...

Android 4.4.2 Now Rolling Out to the AT&T HTC One, OTA Captured!

Just yesterday, we talked about how Android 4.4.2 had begun rolling out to the T-Mobile HTC One. We also mentioned that a similar update was on its way for the AT&T HTC One in the very near future. Well, that time is now here, as the 4.4.2 update has begun rolling out for AT&T's variant of the...

Get the Latest Gapps with 0-Day PA Gapps Compilation

It's no secret that pairing your device's custom ROM with a good Google Apps package is quite important. This is especially true thanks to the emergence of ART, and its incompatibilities with certain Gapps packages. In the past we've featured quite a few ways of getting Gapps on your device with minimal struggle. But thanks to XDA...

Xperia Boot Menu Ported to the Xperia P in Preview Form

Back in September, we talked a little bit about XDA Recognized Developer munjeni's Xperia Boot Menu. The project, which was originally compatible with the Xperia U, Sola, and GO allowed users of those devices to enjoy the benefits of multiple ROMs without having to lose any data while switching between installations. While the previously featured Xperia Boot Menu...

Learn More about Repo Tool and Port Your Favorite ROM on Your Own

Porting a ROM is an amazing adventure, as well as an excellent learning experience. Here at XDA, we have hundreds of ROMs floating around ready to be ported to your device. If your device has a working device tree, you may begin your journey with a repo tool and later on with ROM building. If you...