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I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA.I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news!

TWRP Installer For Kindle Fire

If you own a Kindle Fire and want a tool for installing TWRP, look no further. XDA Senior member Vashypooh has written a Windows utility to do just that.Once you have the custom recovery that is TeamWinRecoveryProject (or TWRP for short), you can flash anything that you want and get permanent root access.The tool requires BurritoRoot...

Nova Launcher Beta (ICS-based) for Samsung Galaxy Nexus

For those of you wishing to try an alternative ICS based launcher, take a look at XDA Senior member [email protected]'s latest offering.Nova Launcher is a launcher replacement based on the stock ICS Launcher and hence will only run on phones already running ICS.Nova Launcher can install alongside the stock launcher and should work on any...

Use Your Xperia Play GamePad On the OnLive Service With OnLive Helper

Xperia Play owners who want to be able to use the gamepad to play games using the OnLive Service should check out OnLive Helper  by XDA Senior Member hatcyl.The app should however work with any phone (not just the Xperia Play) and users can create their own custom profiles or use community created ones.No root is...

PDroid – The Better Privacy Protection

If you're the sort of of person that is concerned about access to your private data when downloading and installing applications on your Android device, be it from the official Andorid Market or not, you might be interested in XDA forum member svyat's application.PDroid allows control over access for any installed application to your private...

Screen Capturer – Get A Screenshot With Your Camera Button

Want a convenient way to capture a screenshot on your Windows Phone 7 device? XDA forum member JerryJiang has written a little application to enable capturing a screenshot using your camera button.You'll need to install the xap file, and start the capture task. The 'task' will then run and listen out for the Camera button event....

Manage Your Bloat With Bloater For Android

There are always excess applications that come installed on your phone or custom ROM and it's sometimes a pain to manage and streamline your Android device.From XDA Recognised Developer Romanbb (and thanks to Blue6IX) comes Bloater, an app to help you install and uninstall what some call bloat but you might consider essential.The app is extremely...

Sync Your Books Across Devices With Aldiko Sync

XDA forum member GameGod72 is an avid user of the Aldiko eBook reader app and recently got himself a tablet. The dev wanted to be able to read his books on both his phone and tablet but could not find anything, and decided to do something about it himself!Aldiko Sync is the XDA member's first Android...

Schedule Silence Mode With Calendar Silencer

If you've ever been in a meeting or the cinema and forgotten to silence your phone, then you'll find Calendar Silencer by XDA forum member swarly a helpful addition to your collection of Android apps.Calendar Silencer is an app that is responsible for muting your phone during movies, dates, meetings etc and then unmuting your phone...

Barnes & Noble To Present Nook Developer Workshop

Barnes & Noble appear to be stepping up it's developer efforts, hosting a NOOK Developer workshop at the App Developers Conference, taking place in Santa Clara, California on October 26 & 27. Built on Android, the NOOK eReading platform accelerates developers' abilities to bring rich, interactive content and applications to market.The sessions will delve into...

Download Songs And Audio Books With SuperMusic For WP7

XDA forum member fscode has brought to us an alternative free music downloader for Windows Phone 7 - SuperMusic version 1.0 will soon go live in the Marketplace.It enables users to download free songs and audio books from free music sites. Users of any version can download free music files without any limitation.Basic functions include:Download music...

MoonGBA – The Fastest GBA Emulator For Windows Mobile

If you haven't checked out Xianpeng's Game Boy Advance emulator for Windows Mobile, XDA forum member #LG# has brought our attention to this great freeware.The XDA member states that the without sound enabled, it works almost perfectly on his BENQ E72 with 230 MHz OMAP processor and approx 20MB of RAM. On how Blue Angel, his...

Express Your Emotions With Rage-O-Meter

We all feel anger every now and then (some more than others), and having a way to express your rage in a fun app is the aim of Rage-O-Meter by XDA forum member beefalo.It's quick and simple - drag the pulsating orb of rage into position, press and hold the broadcast button, and send your rage...