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Firekit LiveUSB Repair Kit for Kindle Fire

Sometimes, Windows just doesn't cut it. Many developers use some distro of Linux for most of their work and, while better off than most Mac users, Windows has the capacity to cause mammoth headaches. This is especially true for some Amazon Kindle Fire owners, who've reported having trouble with ADB and Fastboot drivers on Windows. To rescue...

Work In Progress to Give HD2 Touch Screen-Enabled Recovery

The legendary HTC HD2 gets a lot of cool modifications. The phone can run 3 different operating systems and holds the throne as the most developed phone of all time. And it doesn't stop there, as XDA Senior Member munjeni has recently released a touch-capable version of ClockworkMod Recovery for those running Android on the HTC...

T-Mobile LG G2x Receives MIUI Port

It's always good news when a device gets MIUI. Along with CyanogenMod, it's among the most popular ROMs out there and a "must have" for pretty much any Android device. The Chinese ROM has found it's newest home under the hood of the T-Mobile LG G2x thanks to XDA Junior Member stormageddon, who was kind enough...

HTC Desire Users Can Test An App That Installs Ubuntu

HTC Desire users are among the latest who can have that Ubuntu goodness on their phones. XDA Senior Member zacthespack has been developing an app that runs a user through installing Ubuntu on their Android devices, most recently the HTC Desire. The app is pretty cool. Basically, a user downloads an Ubuntu image and the app will...

LG Optimus 2X Can Now Boot Ubuntu

It's always a little exciting when a developer gets Linux working on a phone. It's a development on Android phones that are a little underrated in terms of pure awesomeness. Enter XDA Member ergoen who has gotten Linux, namely Ubuntu, booting on the LG Optimus 2X. Now, we must warn you that this is highly unstable...

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Gets Root

All hail root! It was only a matter of time before someone got Superuser on the latest and greatest of the Asus Transformer series and that time is right now. XDA Recognized Developer jcase has successfully found an exploit that will get your Asus Transformer Prime rooted with Superuser so those lucky enough to be toting one...

Sixaxis Controller Configuration Tutorial for GTA III

One of the biggest pains of playing video games on a non-console platform is configuring your controller to work properly. Making sure everything works in every environment, testing and re-testing until everything seems right. Well, if you're a Sixaxis controller user and you play GTA III, then this is a pain you won't need pills to...

New Tool – Fastboot flasher 2.5 simplifies the fastboot process

  Did you get a new Android device for Christmas?  Roughly 3.7 million activations occurred on December 24-25 so it's safe to assume a few of you did.  You've have used a tool such as SuperOneClick or HTC Super Tool to root and/or unlock your bootloader and allow custom ROMs - in the age of "easy...

Samsung Galaxy 4g Receives An Easy-To-Use Unlock Script

Using a hex editor to unlock a phone can be a very challenging task, especially if one does not have good knowledge of hex. More difficult still if it's something that needs to be done on the fly. Well, if you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy 4g, then the difficulty level has just dropped to...

New Kernel Install System Makes Flashing Kernels on HTC Rezound With S-on a Breeze

The current kernel installation process on the HTC Rezound is, in a word, a mess. For the most part, users are all but stuck using the kernels that come with the custom ROM they're using. That is, until now. XDA Senior Member con247 has devised a script that will take the kernel of your choice and...

Myn’s Warm ROM Brought to Evo 3D

It's rare when a ROM is so popular, the number of thread views are almost equal to the total number of members on XDA. As is the case with the original Warm ROM TwoPointTwo. One of the most popular of all time for those toting the HTC Evo 4g. Now those who have migrated to the...

MyTouch 4g Slide Gets a Taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

Just in time for the new year, the MyTouch 4g Slide gets their first taste of Ice Cream Sandwich. XDA Senior Member tbalden has ported HTC Pyramid ICS ROM framework along with an HTC Doubleshot kernel and rolled it all up into some ICS goodness. As with most Ice Cream Sandwich builds currently out, it is...