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@orb3000 News Writer & Forum Moderator @xda-developers. Windows Phone/Android enthusiast, like HTC and flashing! 100% cert. free of i-products Xalapa, México

Interview With Recognized Developer capychimp pt. 1 of 3

If you have an HTC Desire HD or Inspire 4G, surely you are aware of the great ROMs made by XDA Recognized Developer capychimp. He was one of the first Chefs presenting a Kingdom based ROM with Sense 3.0 fully working. We wanted to know a bit more on how capy made this possible, so please...

Collection – CWM Recovery [WIP], Unsecure BOOT, ENG H-BOOT, And S-OFF for HTC Sensation

With the arrival of the HTC Sensation, members and developers who want the device started gathering all the tools required for cooking and modifying. XDA member Bin4ry placed a great thread where he collected many goodies for you to play with. You will find Unsecured Boot.img (gives you a root adb shell), ENG Hboot (enables...

Iheartradio 3.0.3 for Gingerbread

After some members requested this application, XDA member hoovnick pointed us to Iheartradio, a streaming radio station with over 400 of America’s favorite radio stations for your Android phone. You can bookmark your favorite stations, view lyrics and enjoy on-demand content, including exclusive performances, songs and intimate vignettes from your music stars. The app was...

Mango Developer Tools Released – Windows Phone 7

If you want to develop your own applications for Windows Phone 7 or 7.1 this may be of your liking. XDA member Blade0rz told us about the release of Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 Beta, which includes the following tools: Windows Phone Emulator (Beta), Silverlight 4 SDK and DRT, Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0 Referesh...

Android – How to Unpack/Repack .apk Files

If you want to learn more about .apk files here is a good tutorial on how to unpack and repack these for your Android device. XDA member despotovski01 prepared an interesting guide for which you just need to follow the instructions and you will learn how to unpack/repack .apk files fast and easily. You...

SimpleText for Android – Create Your Own Text Icons

XDA member redphx wrote about SimpleText for Android devices. It´s a minimalistic text icon creator which will let you add the sentences or phrases you want to your home screen. This light application does not require any root permission at all. The latest version has the option to write to the desktop widgets, added full...

First Motorola Xoom Cooked ROM Available

Thanks to XDA member bigrushdog, we now have the first Motorola Xoom cooked ROM available. The Tiamat Team presents Xoom Rom 1.0 Deodexed, featuring a packed ROM with Tiamat 1.4.4 stock GPU, rooted with SU and superuser, desktop UA string, CRT screen off animation, call setting with SIP, SMS capable, Wifi Ad-Hoc mod enabled, USB mass storage...

WP7 Music Player Clone for Android

If you know and like the default music player on Windows Phone 7 but have an Android device, this is your lucky day. XDA member fileboy22 told us about this application that even the biggest Android fan will agree that this is far better than the stock music player on Android. Fede’s Music Player, even...

Windows Mobile Marketplace and MyPhone Discontinued

Today is a sad day for Windows Mobile users because Microsoft decided to put an end to Windows Mobile Marketplace and MyPhone services. Many threads are surfacing throughout XDA about the same topic and this is because people who were using those services are being notified by a diplomatic e-mail. Basically, both services will stop working...

HTC Sensation Bootloader Will Be Unlocked

As you may remember a few weeks ago, HTC announced that its bootloaders won´t be unlocked. Now, thanks to XDA member mushweed, we learned some amazing news directly for HTC's headquarters. According to a chat through the official HTC live chat, it seems that the HTC Sensation bootloader will be unlocked! HTC said to stay...

Samsung and Official CM7 Support

Have you ever imagined to have an "official" ROM in your Samsung Galaxy S II made by Cyanogen? Well, that may become a reality very soon. XDA member MartyLK pulled our attention of an article found on the Internet earlier today where "apparently" Samsung is becoming more friendly with the developer community. According to the...

How to Encode HD Video for Windows Phone 7

We know that Zune software has an automatic conversion tool but quality is not always what you'd expect or want. XDA member rvmax wrote an interesting guide on how to encode HD video in 720p or 1080p for your Windows Phone 7 devices. The guide includes a step by step installation with links to the...