Posts From mustangtim49

Multi-Purpose Android Tuner for Easy Tweaking and Device Monitoring

XDA Senior Member 3c has been developing Android apps for quite some time now. Best known for his system monitoring apps such as Battery Monitor Widget, System Tuner and Multi Toggle Widget, his latest app, Android Tuner, combines all 3 of these apps into one multi-purpose mega-app. Android Tuner also brings new features not seen...

One-Click Thumbnails File Deleter

Over the past year, there have been some big changes here at XDA. Some of these are very apparent, such as the new 2013 template. Others are a little less apparent, like the expansion of the Recognized Developer program. Often, these new roles have helped guide new contributors in getting their start with application development. This has...

Guide to Compile ClockworkMod Recovery

Spend any amount of time here on XDA, and you're bound to run across the venerable ClockworkMod recovery. If obtaining root access is the first step to modding bliss, most would agree that flashing a custom recovery is the next step. In most cases, if a device has a forum here on XDA, it most...

Ultimate Guide To Rooting/Unrooting the AT&T Skyrocket

Among other things, XDA is famous for its ability to help users obtain root with unprecedented efficiency. Usually, when a person makes the decision to root, the forums are both their first and last stop. Now, thanks to XDA Senior Member vincom, obtaining and removing root on the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket just got...

AOSP JellyBean Build for the T-Mobile G2x

Jelly Bean has made its way across these forums at a fever-pitch. Practically every day, we report on another device receiving support in some form, and the list continues to grow. Now, thanks to Team EaglesBlood and XDA Recognized Developer doniqcc, T-Mobile G2x owners have received a pre-alpha AOSP build of JellyBean and now can...

Nearly Universal Root Methods for Most ICS Phones

Having root access on your device is usually key to enjoying the vast development available here on XDA. Unfortunately, updating stock firmware usually means kissing goodbye to root access. This is not the end of SuperUser permissions, but merely another step in the rooting process. Although new firmware seemingly revokes your right to root, your...

Paranoid Android Ported to More Devices

Recently, we brought you news of Paranoid Android being ported to the Sony Xperia Play. Well, we are happy to report that the list of ported devices is growing fast. For the uninitiated, Paranoid Android is a hybrid ROM that allows users to scale and project every app, every widget, even system components individually. As described...

Paranoid Android Hybrid ROM Ported to the Xperia Play

One of the most recent types of development here on XDA is the idea of a hybrid ROM that melds tablet- and phone-based features into one ROM so that users can experience the best of both worlds. Paranoid Android is the first such hybrid ROM, and thanks to XDA Forum Member sechko, it is available for...

Help Your Developers; Pull a Logcat when Issues Arise

Spend enough time around these forums and you will eventually see a developer request a logcat from users experiencing issues. Logcat is the command to view the internal logs of any Android system. Viewing a logcat is usually the best, and in some cases, the only way to diagnose a problem. Oddly enough, many Android...

EFS Pro Receives Another Major Update

EFS Pro by XDA Recognized Developer lyriquidperfection has just received another major update to version 1.7.13. EFS Pro is a Windows application for backing-up and restoring information in the elusive /efs partition on Samsung devices. XDA Member Advocate Admin EGZTHUNDER1 originally reported on this app and also on a major update. Lyriquidperfection says this update includes a custom framework to handle communication...

Full NTFS Read/Write Support for Android

NTFS is Microsoft's proprietary and preferred file system, replacing the more well-known FAT file system. It has many benefits over the latter such as improved support for metadata, and the use of advanced data structures to further improve performance, reliability, and disk space utilization. Presently, only a few Android devices have full support because it is...

Interview with CyanogenMod Developer Ricardo Cerqueira

In Android, every device has its Kung Fu master and for anything LG, this master is CyanogenMod developer Ricardo Cerqueira, otherwise known as XDA Recognized Developer aremcee and cm_arcee. I know this first hand as I am a proud owner of the LG G2x, a device that was Ricardo's daily driver for some 10 months. We recently had the...