Posts From egzthunder1

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I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area.

Tamago Tamagotchi Widget for Android

Oh, our beloved childhood memories! Who out here (son/daughter of the 80's and early 90's) doesn't remember the early beginnings of our current electronic companions? One of the (by far) most memorable devices of all time came from the heart of no other than Japan (not really a surprise there). The invention of a small...

Only Show What You Want Others to See with Gallery Plus

You might just be one of those people with your entire life on your handheld. Because of this, you need to have everything at your disposal with a short move of your arm and a quick swipe of the finger. That said, that is only you. And since you cannot selectively decide what you need...

Galaxy S 4 / Note 3 Lock Screen on Any ICS+ Device

Envy is a very interesting driver for innovation. Ironically, wanting to have something that others enjoy tends to have a somewhat interesting effect on our developers. After all, the will generated by the lack of newer versions of Windows Mobile available on newer devices was the main driving force that pushed XDA to be what...

Easy File Transfer Between PC and Device with Websharing 2.0

Many moons ago, a developer known as XDA Forum Member tliebeck released a pretty interesting file manager called FX File Explorer, which among other things, allowed you to view and organize your media files in a more intuitive way without having to guess what you were looking at. This same dev also had another app under the...

A Guide to Paid Work on XDA-Developers

For the longest time, XDA has been a bastion, a pillar in the world of development. This is essentially because we try our hardest to make the free flow of knowledge and information our main focus so that everyone can benefit and grow, but more importantly, because it encourages others to share as well. Everyone understands...

Remove Facebook Images from the HTC One Gallery

Social media integration in modern devices is a beautiful thing. This is especially true for those who simply cannot seem to stay away from the likes of Twitter, Google+, and Facebook. All of the aforementioned have evolved quite nicely and have taken root deep within the entrails of our UI. Granted, AOSP in its purest...

Serajr Power Toggles Brings Settings to the Small App World

Ever since the introduction of multi-window with things like Cornerstone and floating apps, there has been a somewhat radical change in the overall Android UI. Granted, not everyone can take advantage of this as most manufacturers do not include such features in their brand UI experience. Samsung is one of the only ones that actually...

Guide Your Sheep to Safety with Finger Shepherd

Just a coupe of days ago, we brought you news about a game called Agent Sheep. In that article, we said that sheep were effectively "one of the most under-utilized farm animals in the world of gaming." It seems that this was not entirely accurate because as it turns out, while we were writing about this,...

Access Your Shell via SMS with Remote Terminal

One of the single most important aspects of mobile devices is that they are always connected in some form or fashion. It gives us the ability to sync our content across a wide variety of platforms and devices without needing to have the physical devices in hand. You also get chances to control other peripherals with the help of...

Make Your Taskbar Faster and Smoother

As of late, we at the XDA Portal have been trying to offer an expanded focus on tutorials and teaching materials rather than simply finished applications. There is simply no better way to learn about software development and overall hacking than by doing it yourself. This has fueled some of XDA's latest moves such as...

Stay Stealthy and Fluffy with Agent Sheep

Puzzle games are always a great way to kill time while having some fun in the process. However, after a while, they all pretty much start looking alike and concepts begin to blend together. On top of this, sheep (one of the most under-utilized farm animals in the world of gaming) have not been seen...

Facebook Home on Your Device without Jumping Through Hoops Thanks to Xposed

Xposed framework seems to be on everyone's mind as of late. The simple and easy to use almost modular capabilities of this opens an endless realm of possibilities for people who like to mod ROMs but who hate getting down and dirty, opening them up. It also saves a big deal of time (and data), as...