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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!

Advanced Power Menu For SGS II

If you want more from your SGSII Power Menu rather than the standard options of 'Silent mode','Data network mode', 'Flight mode' and 'Power Off', XDA forum member bmarko82 has provided more features in the form of his Advanced Power Menu.The Advanced Power Menu provides the additional options of Rebooting, Rebooting into Recovery  as well as...

Google Krad+ v1.2 Inverted Theme

Fed up of the white on the Google+ Android app? Got an AMOLED screen?If you're finding the white a bit harsh on the eyes or you just want to save some battery life on your device (if you're running an AMOLED screen), check out XDA forum member santiemanuel's inverted colours theme.The Google+ Android app is...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 43

Every week, we select five questions and answers, found on the forums. Even though some of these questions and answers might not be of help to you, they might still be interesting to read. Q'My phone constantly runs out of battery when I need it the most,what can I use as a backup?' A Try Power Fort...

Themed MIUI Animated Clock

Fans of the MIUI analog clock mod by XDA member jamieaxall, you might like the themes created by XDA member 00McD00.The XDA member posted a couple of these in the screen shot thread and saw that they were getting quite a few downloads, so decided to make a separate thread with all the colours. The themed...

Facebook Messenger App For Android

If you're a Facebook addict or your friends only contact you via Facebook but you don't want to wait for the full Facebook app to load up and then navigate to the Messages menu, take a look at XDA member perisicboro's messenging app for Android.Messenger app is a fast way for messaging with your Facebook...

How To Disable Apps With Temp Root On Your EVO 3D

Now that temporary root has been obtained on the EVO 3D, XDA Senior Member flipzmode has posted a How To on quickly and easily disabling stock applications using the package manager binary.This method does not fully uninstall the apps (not possible as yet), but will disable them so that they can't be run.In Rosie, the...

Fre3vo / Fre3dom Official Thread – Temp Root for EVO 3D

EVo 3D and Sensation owners wanting to access a root shell on their devices can now do so via Fre3vo - a temp-root acquiring tool, presented by #teamwin and posted by XDA Recognised Developer agrabren.Along with Fre3vo will come Fre3dom, which is the name of the tool being developed to enable S-OFF on the EVO...

2BOrange Beta 1 – Patches, Software and Kernels For Noobs

Just got your first Android phone? Confused by all the available tweaks, patches and software? XDA forum member snoopy33 presents a new app and website to help you.2BOrange is a project to help noobs be able to install some patch, software and even kernels on the net. There are 2 parts to the project -...

TexTab SMS For Android Tablets

If you want to be able to send SMSs from your Android tablet, and you also own an Android phone, check out XDA forum member howettl's TexTab app. TexTab is an SMS app for Android tablets that allows you to connect your Android 2.1+ tablet to your Android 2.1+ phone over Bluetooth and send/receive SMS messages...

First Gameboy Emulator For Windows Phone 7 Soon To Come

Windows Phone 7 owners who are fans of the old Gameboy games might want to subscribe to the soon to be released Gameboy emulator thread here at XDA.One of our members, XDA member Badcam3 has posted about an upcoming Gameboy emulator for WP7 on behalf of dev Samuel Blanchard. The dev has given members a little...

Chronotopia Beta 6 – The Ultimate Make Your Own Widget

Fans of the popular mClock widget for Android device customisation may be interested to know that XDA Recognised Developer knoxcoder has released the first beta of the new widget to replace mClock.Chronotopia Beta 6 currently features:Fully editable widget layout and properties Export widget as a theme Import theme Main launcher to edit and created widget (in apps folder) Clock,...

Pax Britannica Real Time Strategy Game Ported To Android

If you've heard of Pax Britannica for XP, OS X, and Linux, you might be interested to hear that the real time strategy game has been ported to Android. XDA forum member bompo has done the honors starting with implementing the two player mode.Pax Brittanica is an underwater one-button real-time strategy game by No Fun...