Posts From orb3000

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

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...

Interview with XDA Recognized Developer h4oxer

Welcome to another interview with an XDA Recognized Developer. This time we will speak with Incalza Dario who goes by the nickname h4oxer. He is a student currently studying Computer Science – Electrical Engineering at K.U. Leuven in Belgium. orb3000: Hi h4oxer. Thanks for giving us some of your time to talk. First, how did you get...

Highlights from MWC 2012

Mobile World Congress 2012 has now come and gone, and we would now like to share with you some of the highlights from Barcelona this past week. HTC seems to have stolen much of the attention surrounding the event, with the introduction of their new One line of devices. The One X, One S, and One V...

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...

IE+ Browser For Windows Phone 7

While many have their eyes set on Apollo, the next iteration of Windows Phone, the platform still manages to get stronger every thanks to our developers. Based on the built-in Internet Explorer browser, XDA Forum Member roqstr presents the IE+ browser, which adds the following modifications: Support for up to 10 Tabs Customizable Themes Full-screen Mode Custom Address Bar Position Live Tile Support Simple...

What a Year–XDA Portal Turns Two!

You may not be aware, but the XDA Portal---our little news outlet---is celebrating its second birthday! From the start, the main objective of the Portal has been to serve as a virtual window into the endless supply of development here at XDA. Our first article was posted on January 16th, 2010; and since then, we've been dedicated to...

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...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 3 Final

Finally we got to the third and final part of this interesting interview: If you missed previous parts, you can find them in here for Pt. 1, and here for Pt. 2 orb3000: What would you recommend to anyone interested in entering the high-level hardware mod world? AdamOutler: I would recommend getting a hold of some tools and hardware,...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 2 Of 3

Welcome to the second part of the interview with Recognized Developer AdamOutler: Here you can find the first part in case you missed it. orb3000: We know you have the longest bash script ever written, what is made for exactly? AdamOutler: Mythical Librarian was a project I created over the course of 6 months. At the time, my daughter...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 1 Of 3

Finally we are back on the XDA Interview series! For those of you too new to XDA, you may find the previous ones in this links: Interview With XDA Developer pof, Interview with User Experience Admin svetius, Interview with XDA forum Admin mikechannon, etc. This time we will talk with XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler. It´s hard...