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Turn Your Social Networks into Geosocial Networks with FacesIn

Most of us have hundreds, if not thousands of friends on our social networks. But despite this, we don't really ever see or talk to most of them. This is to be expected because as time moves on and people move far away, it is increasingly difficult to casually keep in touch. And then even...

Convert Your HTC One (M8) to a Google Play Edition

To many, the HTC One (M8) is the ideal device. After all, it offers class-leading build quality, absolutely stunning aesthetics, powerful specifications, and a near perfect screen. However, there are those who don't really care for the stock HTC Sense experience. Luckily, there's a Google Play edition variant of the device, which gives you all of the...

CyanogenMod 11 M5 Now Available for Supported Devices

There plenty of great options available for those looking for a large-scale, multi-device custom ROM. But despite this, CyanogenMod is still the first name that comes to the minds of most Android users. There's good reason for this, as CyanogenMod was the first source-built community distribution of its kind. And though the years, we've seen...

Javelin Delivers a Minimal and Mobile-Friendly Web Browsing Experience

With each passing generation, our mobile devices are growing increasingly powerful. And with this increase in computational power, we are seeing more complicated and advanced apps. But while these advanced mobile apps are often quite capable, they often do so by emulating the functionality of their traditional desktop counterparts, and this sometimes makes them a bit...

Supercharge Your Android App Management

We're all power users here. And because of this, we probably have many tens, if not hundreds, of apps installed on our devices. Be it apps to let us better keep track of our hardware stats or a benchmarks or even something for a little entertainment while taking some time off, there are nearly countless numbers of...

Join Blocks to 2048 and Beyond

I'm sure that by now, the vast majority of you have already devoted more than a few hours to the fantastic tile game 2048 by UI designer and web developer Gabriele Cirulli.If you haven't, may I suggest that you take a break from the world of mobile hacking and give it a try. Now you may ask...

Super ADB Tool Lets You Debug Your Phone Graphically

Android and ADB are perfect companions. Of course you can use Android without using this debug tool, but most will end up going back to it when a problem arises with your favorite custom ROM or application. Many of you might scared by the number of commands and overall geekness of ADB. But fear not,...

Categorize Your Apps with APK File Manager

Almost every popular Android application can be downloaded directly from the Play Store, and most of us live in supported regions. However, very few of us willingly allow Google to take watch of nearly everything we do. That's why some of us use external sites to download applications---or even better, we download them directly from...

Verizon HTC One Max to Receive Android 4.4.2 + Sense 5.5 on Monday!

The HTC One Max is the bigger brother to last year's flagship HTC One. Although it's been a bit slower to receive the KitKat than its more reasonably sized sibling, we've already seen the update roll out to the European and Sprint versions of the device. Unfortunately, however, this does nothing for device owners in different regions...

Stay Up to Date with the News Using Fast News

With good reason, our current era is called the age of information. We have various different types of media at our disposal, all informing us of some groundbreaking events. And then the popularity of smartphones makes accessing this information even easier than ever. What could ever better than a small device connected to the Web...

Floodgates Open for Development on the Nokia X with Unofficial TWRP and CWM Ports

It seems many folks simply do not know what to do with the Nokia X. Although it’s unbelievably inexpensive, one may find it hard to rationalize choosing this highly modified device over the also wallet-friendly and highly regarded Moto G, particularly for aftermarket development. This however, doesn’t change the fact that the Nokia X has...

HTC Releases One M8 Kernel Source, Sony Xperia Z2 Rooted, Sprint LG G2 Gets KitKat – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for the Sprint LG G2 is rolling 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 the how HTC made kernel source available for the One M8 and how Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana and Action...