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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!

Google Maps 5 Released for Android Devices

Android users can celebrate as Google just launched their latest version of Google Maps for Android V5. Some of its new features are: 3D Building Vector Imagery instead of Tiles Off-line navigation Compass Mode Smooth Zooming Off-line re-routing And much more The update brings many new features on a scale not seen before in previous updates. So, if you want to try it out go...

Nexus S Rooted in Only a Few Hours

The Nexus S has only been out for a few hours and already it has been rooted by XDA member Koush. The process is pretty quick and simple to do if you're savvy enough and have rooted a device before or have experience in ADB. It doesn't require much to root it, just a few files...

“AdjBrightness” Change your Phones Brightness

Not pleased with the stock settings that allow you to change your screens brightness? XDA member fantastxmw has developed an app that uses root permissions to modify your screen's brightness. The app allows you to change the brightness from 2-255 and allow you to lock it so no other applications can edit it. If you make...

“Calendr” Minimalistic Calender Widget

If you have used the "Clockr" widget, you may be familiar with that theme. XDA member arctu has developed a widget with the same theme called "Calendr". The widget is minimalistic and shows your next upcoming event along with its time. As quoted from the OP you can see how minimal it is: How minimalistic? Follows the style...

Soft Keys for Android on the HTC HD2

If you're tired of using the hardware keys on your HD2 to navigate on your device, there is now a great alternative. Thanks to XDA member jerryfan2000 and pbk for developing a Sidebar like UI that allows you to use the hardware keys without touching them. This app is only for Android on the HD2 and...

New Version of IM+ Avaliable

According to XDA Member vit_, a new version of IM+ is available for download from the Android app market. The app allows you to use multiple IM clients all in one, so you can chat with all of your friends via many instant messaging services using your Android device. Here are some of the new features in build...

Game: Rat’s Retaliation for Android

If you have ever played the classic game for Windows called "Rodent's Revenge", then you will be in for a treat with this new game by XDA member SIAS87. As quoted from the OP, here is what it is all about. The game is a remake/clone of the classic Windows game Rodent's Revenge. It is a skill...

Vote for the Best Non-HTC Device of the Year!

As we saw in the other poll for the vote for the best HTC device of 2010, we have just created another poll for anyone else that does not have an HTC device. You can vote for the following devices: Streak Venue Pro Droid 2 Droid X Bravo Flipside Flipout Droid Pro Defy Archos Gen8 Viewsonic G Tablet Fascinate Captivate Vibrant Epic 4G I9000 Galaxy 3 Nexus S Continuum Omnia 7 Focus Tab Xperia X10 X10 Mini X8 GT540 Optimus Quantum Optimus One Optimus...

Breaking News: Gingerbread 2.3 running on Droid Eris

And just like that we are already seeing Gingerbread running on devices. XDA member punk.kaos has been able to build Gingerbread from the SDK for the Eris within hours of it being released. The rom is in no way a daily build as quoted in the OP This is a VERY early testing build of Gingerbread. Basically its...

Monitor your Battery’s Status Using your Droid X’s LED with BattMonX

We recently shared with you an app to monitor some battery stats for any Android Device. Thanks to XDA member scary alien, Droid X owners have a special app to monitor the battery status of their Droid X using the LED to display current activities such as: Charging Charged Discharging You can also select different intervals to check the...

Get Accurate Battery Usage Statistics for your Android Device

Looking for a great app to monitor battery usage? Battery Diviner by XDA member Izkata is a great app that provides in depth analysis into your Android devices's battery. It also monitors usage and gives you very precise usage details and uptime. Here is a quote from the main post: The Battery Diviner learns your patterns over...

Signapktic: Sign .apk’s and .zip’s on your Android Device

XDA member Fnorder in collaboration with XDA moderator Stericson, has developed an awesome app for us. The app (Signapktic) allows users to resign update.zip's and .apk files directly from your Android phone. The app has multiple keys you can choose to sign with and it's very easy to use for signing your files. It even features a...