Posts From ElCondor

HTC One V ROM Ported to Desire HD and Desire S

The HTC One V's similarities to its older brother, the Desire S, make  it ideal for developers to port ROMs between the devices. XDA Forum Member proxuser has come up with an Android 4.0.3 ROM sporting HTC Sense 4.0 for the Desire S and also the Desire HD.One would assume that this ROM could be much heavier and...

Fix 15% Battery Shutdowns on HTC Desire GB Sense Kernels

It is an issue many with older devices face: once the battery percentage hits the 15% or so, the device simply shuts down without any notice. What's the reason for this problem? Battery aging. The process of battery aging isn't inherently the cause, but as XDA Forum Member theGanymedes points out, it is the fact that your...

Full, Permanent Root for Acer Iconia Tab A100 on ICS

It has taken a while for the development community to come up with full, permanent root for the Iconia Tab, but now it's there. In collaboration with vdsirotkin from 4PDA.ru, XDA member ZeroNull recently unveiled his one-click root utility which allows for functions many users have been long been waiting for, such as read/write permission. The script can...

Improve Screen Performance on the Galaxy Nexus

While display technology is still evolving at an impressive speed, XDA member mumchristmas decided not to wait for the next technology to come available on a new phone. Instead, he investigated the current screen performance of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus using the Voodoo Screen Test application, a x-rite i1 Display 2 Color meter, and HCFR software. The...

Beats Audio Now Available on Any Gingerbread ROM

Not too long ago, we wrote about how Beats Audio was slapped onto the Motorola Photon 4G. Now it seems almost all smartphone users can enjoy the popular sound modification. Built upon previous work by XDA Forum Member RockoDev who originally ported the package, this modification now works on all Gingerbread devices and is distributed from a thread by XDA...

Windows Mobile Running on Windows Phone 7

What a simple tweet can do with ones heartbeat is incredible. XDA Recognized Developer Cotulla tweeted a link to a Youtube video showing what appears to be an HTC HD7 running Windows Mobile. It seems to be some kind of emulator which runs Windows Mobile 6.1 on top of Windows Phone 7. Using virtual buttons to...

Determine Your Phone’s USB Host Capabilities With USB Host Diagnostics

The USB host function on recent Android phones and tablets, is perhaps the most unspoken yet incredibly useful innovation in recent mobile device development. I remember, a few years ago some developers struggling with connecting a 3.5" HDD to an HTC Touch Diamond, and see where we landed now: manufacturers are slowly building the USB...

Another All-In-One Rooting & Hacking Utility, This Time For Motorola Droid RAZR Users

They hit the portal now and then: utilities that combine all major functions needed to hack a device. Though this news might not be of interest for you simply because you don't have a Droid Razr, it is definitely great news for proud owners of their, according to Motorola "impossibly thin", Droid Razr. XDA member mattlgroff has come up...

Android Gingerbread 2.3.2 Now Available on Samsung Galaxy S

Quite obviously, Galaxy S developers didn't want to wait for Samsung to release a Gingerbread ROM. The forums recently got flooded with Gingerbread after XDA member Lorbas released a complete ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S, version number 2.3.2, coming straight from Samsung itself. It doesn't work on custom kernels (yet), so that's a thing to...

Merge the Inspire 4G and Desire HD Forums – What’s Your Opinion?

After a few weeks of development on the HTC Inspire 4G, the developers found out that software on the Desire HD can be run on the Inspire 4G without any modification. This means that, when you develop a ROM for the Desire HD, it can run on the Inspire 4G, and vice-versa. XDA member gunnyman...

Honeycomb’s Newest Family Member: the HTC Desire

After the HTC EVO 4G, Nexus One, Desire HD and Incredible received a working port from the Android Honeycomb SDK, the HTC Desire joins the Honeycomb family too. With this software, your Desire won't be more useful than a brick, the only good thing is that you can play with the interface and get a...

AIO Captivate Toolbox: Everything in One Place, Great Tool for both Beginners and Advanced Users

This is a perfect example of a program that just works and does its job. This desktop program made by XDA member bay_wolf gathers all basic utilities and puts them in one place, including all steps from root to installing custom ROMs. So, if you're a beginner Samsung Captivate user and would like to get more out of...