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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!

WPV App Data Backup – Backup/Restore Data from IsoStore

Flashing ROMs is great but it gets tiresome having to re-install application data, game data, ebooks, etc. each time a new ROM comes out and this is exactly how XDA forum member winphoneviet felt. So, the XDA member decided to make a tool to help.To be clear - the tool helps to backup and restore your...

Smooth YouTube Downloader For Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile owners might be interested to learn about XDA forum member zorc's YouTube downloader application for Windows Mobile devices.The application allows users to search and download videos from YouTube in different formats and qualities, including mp3.The app has been tested on the Topaz WVGA running Windows Mobile 6.5, but the dev says it should work...

Secure Settings – A Tasker Plugin

Android device owners who use Tasker, may be interested to learn of  a new plugin from XDA forum member intangibleDroid.Secure Settings is a Tasker/Locale compatible plugin for Android OS 2.2 and above, and allows users to :Toggle the keyguard Lock the device Set or reset the device's password/pin Run any linux command (with/without root) Tasker users can store command output info...

See Emoji And Other Fonts On Your Android Device

If you want to be able to see emoji iPhone emoticons on your Android device as well as see other fonts which currently show up as square boxes, XDA forum member Mahlhavoc has written a tutorial on how to do this.You'll need to download Font Changer for root users (free in the Market), a root explorer...

Writepad: Handwriting Optimised For Stylus – Beta Testers Required

Tablet owners looking for a smooth writing experience should check out XDA forum member transceiver's Writepad application for Android tablets.Originally written for the Asus EeePad Transformer running Android 3.2, the dev is interested to find out how it works on other tablets and is looking for beta testers.Current features include -No lag and no jitter between...

Android Malware Now Capable of Recording Your Phone Calls

As the Android OS gains momentum, there are an increasing number of reports of Android malware surfacing, and XDA forum member srikanth.naidu has drawn our attention to a new malware recently reported.The new find, was originally reported by researchers at CA Security and features an advanced Trojan which can record infected devices conversations and upload to a...

BackLight Notifications Mod For Galaxy SII

Owners of the beast that is the Samsung Galaxy SII will be pleased to hear about the BLN mod by XDA forum member sicopat.BackLight Notification will get the 'menu' and 'back' buttons to light up when you receive a new text, email, or missed call, which means you won't need to unlock the screen to discover...

Visidon AppLock – Face Recognition For Unlocking

There are many ways to protect your phone - entering a pin or a password but how about using face recognition? XDA forum member almaqdad has posted about Visidon AppLock, a face recognition unlock application by XDA Developers VisidonSupport.The app provides a fast, convenient and cool way to protect your mobile with face recognition. Protect any...

The Best RAM Optimisation (Script) For Android

If you want to experience more smoothness, more speed, less lag and always have enough free memory, then check out XDA Recognised Developer Juwe11's RAM optimisation script for Android devices.The script will optimise RAM usage on your Android device, finding the best balance between free memory, multitasking, speed of launching apps and system speed.It means...

WebTop: rDesktop 1.7.0 Available

Atrix 4G owners out there will be interested to hear that rDesktop 1.7.0 is available by XDA forum member FallenAngelUK.rDesktop is a terminal services client for Linux, which allows you to connect to a terminal services session of any Windows machine with Remote Desktop enabled.This is a newer release of rDesktop than what is available...

Fix For HTC Sense 2.2.1 On Wildfire

Wildfire owners how have unlocked their boot-loaders using alpharev x running stock 2.2.1 with HTC Sense may be interested to hear of the fix that XDA forum member rickwyatt has posted in the forums.The fix is for 2.2.1 HTC Sense where HTC wallpapers and the HTC settings wizard were not working properly, and default widgets...

How To Watch DVD’s On Your Android With Subtitles

If you own an Android phone which can handle 720p movies, and want to be able to watch some of your DVD's on your phone but not sure of the best way to do this, check out XDA forum member mafiapanda's tutorial.You'll need the Handbrake DVD ripper software, a USB data cable, enough memory on...