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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!

Track Your Favorite TV Shows

All you TV junkies can now thank XDA member m_kranzler11 for developing a wonderful app for Android users to easily track the shows they follow. "TV Show Favs" has numerous features that make it a breeze to keep track of all of your favorite shows for this fall season. It has the following features: Search for shows. Data...

SleepSense: Monitor Your Sleep

Feel like you should be getting a better rest? Staying up late and sleeping in? Well, we are not selling some wonder cure but XDA member ajhvdb has updated SleepSense, which is an app to help you get the rest you deserve. The App uses the phone's accelerometer to track your movements and analyzes how long it...

XDA Downtime

As you may have noticed XDA Experienced downtime from 9/25/10 Midnight EDT to 9/26/10 3AM EDT. This was caused from a database server failure. The Raid 10 Array failed when the server was rebooting from a scheduled maintenance. The site has been restored from 24 hour old backups and posts are missing due to this error. We...

Updated Gmail for Froyo 2.2 Users

Gmail, which has been recently updated online with new features, has also just received some new features for Android users. The new Gmail has added support for things like Priority Inbox and Pushing notifications using the Gtalk service (No more Syncing/Polling). The app is only avaliable for phones running Froyo, Google listed these phones as elegible to receive the...

The Big Guide on Rooting

Most of the Android devices on the market currently have been rooted with a few exceptions (Not fully rooted: Droid 2, Droid X). We thought it would make a great article to post the links on how to root your phone. By selecting your device below you will be taken to the thread corresponding to...

Android Firewall – Control App Network Access

Don't have an unlimited data plan and worried about your data usage on your Android phone? Well, XDA Member rodrigo.zr has created an IPtables based firewall for Android devices. The app makes it easy to control which apps have access to network resources, so you can make sure not to go over your monthly cap....

Sense-Like Android Launcher

HTC Sense is HTC's UI overlay that is built into OEM Android Roms, and by rooting your phone, you have the option to remove it. Some people like it because it is feature packed but others suggest that it also is a big memory hog. Why not have the best of both worlds? XDA member JAguirre1231...

Boot Android Rom’s From SD (Beta)

Thanks to XDA member Punk.Kaos, Eris users can now Multi-boot different Roms without wiping their old Rom or Data. This Recovery hack works by looking for certain files on the SD card to boot from instead of looking in the Internal memory. This method is only in development for the Eris, but could possibly be developed for other...

LTE vs. WiMax, The Great Wireless Debate

For those who haven't been following the debate of LTE vs WiMax network upgrades we are here to fill you in on what is going on in the latest of wireless networks. LTE : This stands for Long Term Evolution and it is a network upgrade (and albeit a big one!). Verizon has proposed theoretical speeds that could be up...