Posts From Adam Outler

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Want to Learn How to Program for Android? Start Here

Everyone has experienced the desire to program at one point or another. However, there are generally four limiting factors: Time Constraints, Study Material, Mental Blocks, and Attention Span. So clear your schedule, clear your mind, and self-medicate your ADD with a nice cup of your favorite coffee because here's the material you need to learn how...

The Galaxy S III S5E4412 Processor—A Hacker’s Overview

The Exynos 4412 processor, aka S5E4412, has been confirmed as the application processor for the Samsung Galaxy S III. After scouring the web for publicly available data sheets, best information listing I could come up with came from 8gpad. I'd like to take a minute and talk about the S5E4412 procssor.Lets start by breaking down...

The “Perfect” Phone

I've seen too many "perfect phone" articles from people who really have no idea what they are talking about. I'm going to use this white-space to dispel some ill-conceived myths that uninformed people have generated, as well as list several entirely mandatory features for the "perfect device."  I believe you, the reader, will find my...

Access Any Datasheet on Your Android

If anything you're like I am---interested in technology, funny, handsome...  Alright, so I'm just interested in technology. Anyway, you may find the need for a datasheet from time to time. So when someone mentioned they would appreciate an app for AllDataSheets.com's datasheets, dn3t thought "challenge accepted."Browsing websites and entering data is very tedious, especially when dealing with...

Hunter Davis Releases 70 Open Source Apps in One Shot

We all know that one of the biggest draws to Android is that it is an open source operating system.  It is this open source ethos that rings clearly throughout the halls of XDA-Developers.  Recently, XDA Forum Member huntergdavis studied his site and app traffic and decided the increased overall benefits of open source Android applications would...

Show Me Your Shell

A new service called "Shelr" for Linux/Mac terminal users is now available. Shelr allows you to display your terminal in real-time. This tool can be very useful for displaying a terminal to a non-adept user.  Rather than using the time old tradition of telling someone how to do something: type adb root, then type adb remount,...

Heimdall Suite Brings Linux and Mac Support to Over 50 Million Handsets

Heimdall Suite, an Open-Source Cross-Platform set of tools designed to flash firmware to Samsung devices, has received an incremental update to version 1.3.2. This latest update supports Galaxy S II GT-I9100, Galaxy Player,  Captivate, Vibrant, Fascinate, Mesmerize, Epic 4G, Galaxy S 4G, Infuse 4G, GT-I9000T, Galaxy Tab (7 and 10.1 inches) and of course the Galaxy S GT-i9000.  If your Samsung device is not listed...

Open-Source Hardware–The Industry Standard

The center of most modern development is Open-Source.Open-Source is a huge selling point, allowing the user to potentially be on equal or greater knowledge-footing than product support.  Open-Source allows the end user to read and write the same software that comes on the device.  Open-Source also gives us the tools we need to modify our...