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@orb3000News Writer & Forum Moderator @xda-developers. Windows Phone/Android enthusiast, like HTC and flashing! 100% cert. free of i-products Xalapa, México

Thank You for Making the BABBQ Device Museum a Success

For those of you who didn't make it to the Big Android BBQ 2012, we had our traditional signature banner at the XDA booth. However, this year, we decided to have something new: a device museum!The idea was born to give new uers a "blast from the past," in the words of XDA TV Producer azrienoch....

Help Us Create a Device Museum at the Big Android BBQ

Are you attending to the Big Android BBQ this year? If you are, be sure to check out our device museum exhibit. We are aiming for 50 representative devices to be a part of the exhibit.If you have extra devices simply gathering dust, what better way is there to put them to use than to...

Connect to WiFi Fast and Easy with InstaWiFi

How many times have your friends asked you for your WiFi password? How many times have you had to enter your the key on your own device after flashing a ROM? Surely more than a few.InstaWiFi by XDA Recognized Developer meltedxice solves the situation by enabling you to connect and share WiFi networks instantly. Users first generate...

Perm Root and First Custom ROMs for HTC One X

It's hard to remember a time when there was such excitement over a new device as now with the newly launched HTC One X. The section is on fire, and many lucky members already have their devices in hand. Others, such as yours truly, are still waiting for the mailman to knock on our doors.For those lucky enough...

HTC One X Completely Stock ROM and Rooting Tools Available Before Release

In preparation for the launch of the HTC One X, XDA Recognized Developer mike1986. has released a purely stock ROM based on the previously leaked RUU. The release consists of simply extracting the system image and repacking it as a recovery flashable file, which may help those lucky enough to be rocking demo devices.Since the ROM is purely...

HTC Sensation Is Now Unbrickable

[Update: This modification has been temporarily pulled because many people were damaging their devices by not following instructions. The modification will be reinstated when simpler instructions are developed.]Often times, much development work centers around a few key devices. This core group of devices has historically included the legendary HTC HD2, the Desire HD, and lately...

Galaxy Note i717 Hacked to Work on T-Mobile 3G/4G

It hasn't been long since XDA Forum Member itsjusttim opened a bounty thread to get the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note I717 hacked and working on Tmobile's AWS 1700. It seems that it is finally a reality! XDA Forum Member tomin.fhl posted well documented info on how he replicated T-mobile 4G with three different modems: T-mobile SGH-T989...

Youtube Mod Brings 720p Playback over 3G

Watching videos on our mobile devices is more common than ever thanks to increasing bandwidth, resolution and screen size. Despite greater device capabilities, many still find the YouTube experience to be a step behind.XDA Forum Member theos0o hopes to fix this with a modified YouTube application that gives users the option to play 720p streams on...

3DM Benchmark for Android

Looking to measure 3D gaming performance on your mobile device? XDA Forum Member sadegh1993 presents to us 3DM Benchmark developed by knight93. This OpenGL ES 2.0 benchmark was created using the Unity 3d game engine used in Shadowgun, Cordy, and many more.The benchmark makes use of bumpmaps, various shaders, and particle effects to make sure...

ThemeX Extracts Icons, Wallpapers, and Docks from Launcher Themes

Have you ever downloaded a launcher theme just for one of the included wallpapers? Don't feel bad; we all have. Now thanks to ThemeX by XDA Forum Member redphx, we can choose the items we like--- such as icons, wallpapers and docks---to our SD cards without having to manually poke around the theme's .apk file.The...

HTC Sensation and Sensation XE ICS ROMs Leak

We already know that the HTC Sensation and Sensation XE will be the first devices to receive official Ice Cream Sandwich goodness from the Taiwanese giant, followed shortly by the Sensation XL. We also know that a test ROM was given to some people in Europe and Asia as part of a "soak build."Now we...

Graphic Calculator Emulator

Most of all graphing calculators applications this days still have -8bit like- low-res monochrome screens. Since tablets and smart phones are basically general purpose computing devices, why shouldn’t we have a nice graphing calculator on board too?XDA member ZeroManArmy shows Graph 89; an emulator for Texas Instrument ROM images. You need to have the software...