Posts From ElCondor

Simple Guide to Get Swype Working on Your EVO

Many of you might know about an application called 'Swype'. It's a software keyboard replacement for various devices. Because many people are struggling to get it to work on the HTC EVO 4G, XDA member TheBiles decided to make an 'idiot-proof' guide. The tutorial is extremely well-illustrated and shows step-to-step instructions with screenshots on how...

‘Android Scribble’: Boot Animation For Android

There are already some nice boot animations available for Android, such as the Bios-like animation and the WP7 animation, but XDA member GLa'DOS decided to make a few more. The Android Scribble animation shows an Android being drawn on either a black background or on a flares background. Originally posted by GLa'DOS Here is my Attempt of an...

Guide: How to Overclock Your Milestone and Droid

Although they were recently incorporated, the new forums for the Milestone and Droid already gathered some useful information. XDA member iamdarren made a thread pointing to a thread in the Android Software Development section where XDA member miragu provided an app that lets you overclock your Motorola Milestone/Droid with Android 2.x. Originally posted by miragu This project consists of a kernel...

White Notification Bar for Your Droid Eris!

For those who don't like the dark HTC Sense notification bar on the Droid Eris, XDA member stopxstart has created a nice mod that replaces it with the original white Android notification bar. There is no simple update.zip (yet) to install it, so you'll have to push 3 files to get it working. You'll need to have a...

New Forums: Motorola Droid and Milestone

Better late than never! ...that's what I think about the new forums for the Motorola Droid and Milestone. There's so much healthy development surrounding these devices that the admins decided to add a new forum for these phones. The forum is further divided into five subforums: General Discussion Accesoires Droid Development Milestone Development Themes & Apps We hope this will stimulate more...

How to Root Your EVO 4G

The currently unreleased HTC EVO 4G has already been rooted, and a new guide is now available, which covers all the steps you need to do this on your device. For people unfamiliar with Android development: Rooting is one of the things most 'power' users do with their Android device when they get it.  It enables...

SciLor’s LeoCameraAnyKey v0.1 – Use Your Volume Keys As a Camera Trigger

XDA member scilor found that many new HTC devices lack important hardware keys. For instance, the HD2 hasn't got a camera button, but in order to shoot a photo, you'll have to press a soft button on the screen. To fix this issue, Scilor developed a little application to extend the functionality of the volume...

CobaltController: Use your PS3 Controller for Your Windows Phone!

This is a very cool new application made by XDA developer Cobaltikus. It lets you control your Windows Phone games by using your Playstation 3 controller. Many games, mainly emulators, are capable of working with this new application, which connects your Sixaxis/Dual Shock 3 controller with your Windows Phone using Bluetooth HID. Although it is still in...

Motorola Shadow Listed in Benchmark Application

We just received some interesting information from XDA member StevenNL about the currently unreleased Motorola Shadow. While he was comparing his benchmarking results with results from other devices, he noticed the Shadow to be on the list too: Originally posted by StevenNL I used the android app "Quadrant Standard" for benchmarking my HTC Hero. When I finished the test, the app...

Great Music Management System: MP3 Tag Editor

Some people may find it pretty useful to have all information about a MP3 song available. The advantage of this is that it gives you the ability to organize music in various categories, from genre to name. And of course, it's nice to know who the artist is, what the song is called, and how the...

Easy Today Launcher: Launcher Plugin for Windows Mobile

Many users prefer the more complex user interface plugins, such as HTC Sense and SPB Mobile Shell, you might just enjoy a light-weight today plugin, which can perform just as well. This new today plugin enables you to launch applications directly from the Windows Mobile today screen. The application was created by XDA member loffactory, and...

New Update on the Windows Phone 7 ROM Leak

Since the new Windows Phone 7 ROM for the HTC Mondrian leaked out, many developers have been working very hard on dumping the ROM. The tools we currently use for Windows Mobile didn't seem to be working with this completely new WP7 ROM. XDA developers l2tp and Da_G have managed to dump the ULDR, XIP and IMGFS....