Posts From ElCondor

CyanogenMod 7 with Gingerbread Now Available for Galaxy Tab

If you own a Galaxy Tab, you can now enjoy Android Gingerbread in form of CyanogenMod 7: XDA developer Technomancer is working on getting a completely stable build with Google's latest Android version, 2.3.2. Most basic functions work, but we warn you that this build might not fit your needs as there are still some things...

XDA Phone Review: HTC Desire HD

HTC’s probably most popular smartphone at the moment is the Desire HD. It combines the hardware of the HD2 with Android Froyo, making it an incredible good-selling device. But is it really worth the money for powerusers? Check out our review to find out! And in case you missed it, here is our HTC HD2...

XDA Phone Review: HTC HD2 (Windows Mobile – Android – Windows Phone 7)

After the introduction of the XDA Phone Review, we asked you which phone we should review first. Not really surprisingly, the amount requests for an HTC HD2 review were huge. So, the choice was made to review the HD2, covering all three major OS's that are available for this phone. We'll compare the HD2 to other...

Gingerbread 2.3.2 on HTC Hero CDMA Now Gets Camera Support

The AOSP ROM with Android 2.3.2 has received a new update with an updated camera. Previously, it wasn't possible to use the camera in combination with Gingerbread, but now you can. XDA developer aosp also added some CyanogenMod 7 resources to it, which makes this build an overall outstanding job. Check it out! Article on request...

Introducing XDA’s Phone Review: Reviews from the Poweruser’s Point of View

Choosing your next phone isn't always very easy. To help you out, we have started this series of articles, in which we review phones supported by XDA. Now you might think: aren't there enough phone reviews and comparisons out there? Well, although these reviews might be good enough for most novice users, there are also...

Tutorial to Dual Boot Windows Phone 7 and Android on the HD2

With MAGLDR, a program created by the Dark Forces Team (DFT), being released and Windows Phone 7 running fine on the HD2, we're now able to dualboot Android and Windows Phone 7. Following this tutorial by XDA member darrengladysz will ultimately result in being able to select either WP7 or Android from the boot menu. Unlike...

Online Easy-to-Use ROM Kitchen for Galaxy S and Captive: Really Awesome

We, as News Writers, must have somehow missed this thread about an awesome online kitchen by XDA members DocRambone and Stefunel. It gives users the ability to select their own resources to put their own Galaxy S or Captivate ROM together. Figuratively, you can see it as a menu card: you can choose between several flavors and...

Use Your Windows Phone 7 HD2 (or Any Other WP7 Device) as a Portable USB Drive

One of the things many people were complaining about when Windows Phone 7 was released, was the lack of file system access from a computer to the device. While this is common for iPhone users, many Android and Windows Mobile users simply aren't used to this, as they have always been able to browse through...

A Story You Don’t Want to Miss: This is Why People are Proud of the XDA Developers!

No development news this time, just a funny story about an XDA member telling about a talk he had with a Carphone Warehouse employee. We thought we'd share it with you as it really shows you why we are so proud of the developers on XDA! Check it out!

Answer and End Calls Using the Nexus One Trackball

Although the Google Nexus One has been available since June January 2010, and many new phone models have been released since then, the development community is still very active. This hack, made by XDA member Nushio, is another example of that: it allows you to answer and end calls with a simple click on the trackball. It also...

SpeedMod Kernel for Samsung Captivate now Available

SpeedMod, probably the most popular kernel originally developed for the Samsung Galaxy S, is now available for the AT&T Captivate too. XDA member hardcore, the developer of SpeedMod, decided to create the same kind of kernel for the Captivate. The developer's aim is to have a kernel that is fast, compatible, stable, and with good battery...

Guide: How to Flash your First NAND Android ROM to your HD2

Yesterday, MAGLDR was released together with the very first NAND Android ROM, capable of booting directly to Android instead of having to launch the Haret in Windows Mobile. Even though the developers (DFT) added some guidelines, a very detailed guide wasn't available yet. XDA moderator mskip decided to put everything in one place and created a...