Posts From Captainkrtek

Captainkrtek
Captainkrtek

My name is Steven, Im a resident of Seattle Washington and an owner of a Droid Eris, Moto Droid 1, and an HTC Mega. I moderate 7 forums and am a News Writer for XDA. If you have any news tips or need help with your Android phone feel free to PM me!

Android App – Custom Clock Widget

Custom clock widget is a great widget customizer that allows you to add whatever you want to create your own custom clock. XDA member Unconn developed the widget, it is a great looking and simple widget that has many ways to style it to your liking. It allows you to customize the following features. Choose your...

Omnia 7 Support for WP7 Rom Tools

Thanks to XDA member AnDim for releasing the WP7 ROM tools. These tools allow you to modify the ROMs and cook them up the way you like. We hope this encourages more development towards the new WP7 OS. With its latest addition, it supports the Omnia 7 by supporting its .nbO file format. Here...

PacMap: Location Based PacMan

If you're looking for a modern spin on the classic game of PacMan then try out PacMap. PacMap was made by XDA member bompo. The app is a location based game that uses GPS to track your location. How it works is you turn it on then move around the city you are in to...

Nexus S 1.2GHz Kernel Released

Want to get the most speed out of your Nexus S? XDA member morfic has turned up the frequencies on the Nexus S all the way up to 1.2GHz! This Kernel is for Bionix NS1. There are only some small bugs, but from the OP it seems they are going to be fixed shortly. Changes: Tweaked voltages, should...

SiMi Folder Widget for Android

You may be aware of Android built in folders, they are not the most comprehensive and useful. But thanks to XDA member hateman, we now have an awesome looking and featureful folder widget for your home screen. It has the following features: Size 1x1, 1x2, 1x3, 2x1, 2x2 and 3x1 9 different Widget Layouts User defined...

AOSP ROM for the Verizon Samsung Fascinate

Anyone on a Fascinate can proceed to thanking jt1134, birdman, and many others for working on AOSP for the Fascinate. The ROM is in Alpha at the moment but is making progress. Currently, it is close to a daily driver with the following working features: Wifi SMS Both Ways Calls Outgoing & Incoming (for the most part) Data/3G Vibrate Audio/Music WiFi Tether GPS Camera works (Black...

Gingerbread for Droid Eris Close to Fully Functional

XDA Member punk.kaos has been pushing out updates for his version of Gingerbread for the Droid Eris and as of Version 6 it is very stable and usable now. Some users are saying its as fast as Froyo on the Eris and that is is a daily ROM or one they could use as a...

Warning: Leaked Galaxy Tab Firmware comes with Protected Bootloader

A note to those that are owners of Samsung Tab devices. The latest leaked firmwares come with a protected boot loader that disables custom ROM flashing abilities. From XDA Moderator Chainfire's Post: Some of these ROMs include new bootloaders. These bootloaders check checksums/signatures in various parts of the firmwares. The "normal" Samsung ROMs, nor custom ROMs and kernels, have these...

All In One Guide to ADB

XDA member Adrynalyne recently did a workshop on irc.freenode.net #android-learning on ADB, XDA News Writer/Moderator (Me) Captainkrtek formatted the IRC Log to a usable guide. The guide covers everything the average user would need to know and how to use ADB enough to get off the ground running. The guide, which can be found here,...

Custom Roms for Windows Phone 7

Most people thought that when Windows Phone 7 came out it would be tough to get custom ROM's for it. On the contrary,  XDA member ansar.ath.gr has developed the first Windows Phone 7 ROM's for the HTC HD7. The installation is pretty straightforward and doesn't look to hard for a user to follow if they have...

Gingerbread Ported to HTC HD2

As if this were to be a big surprise,  XDA Member m-deejay has ported Gingerbread to the HTC HD2. It is based on the Nexus One AOSP source and is Android 2.3.1. To flash this, you should have prior knowledge of booting Android on your HTC HD2 in order to be able to flash this ROM....

Gingerbread Ported to Galaxy S I9000

For all of you Galaxy S owners, you have an early holiday gift coming you way, thanks to XDA member supercurio. The dev has now ported the Nexus S kernel to the I9000 to make a booting Gingerbread ROM. Here are some details from the OP: Which filesystem ? This early preview runs on Ext4. no RFS at...