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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

Quickly Sign APKs On Windows

When publishing an app or a custom ROM, you need to sign the .apk or .zip files with a certificate using a private key. The Android system uses the certificate to identify the author of an application and establish a trust relationship between applications. XDA forum moderator andyharney posted an easy-to-use tool that will take a signed...

Scams and Malware Apps: Stay Protected

This may be so obvious for most of you, but new members may not be aware of the scams and malware that apps could install. Scammers create Trojan copies of reputable apps to trick users into installing them. Once on a phone, these malicious apps can secretly send premium-rate text messages to generate profit for...

Tha XDA Icon Pack Gallery Giveaway

Y U NO have much love for XDA, huh?  Oh, you do?  Then don´t forget to check out this icon pack by XDA member ThaPHLASH, featuring icons especially made by XDA member  falloutboy2000, for your insatiable hunger to theme.  It features 1,097 icons each in 5 different styles, all rendered in XDA colors.  But there's a catch.  The duo...

Set DNS – Speed Up Android Market Using WiFi

How long does it take for your Market 3.X app to open? It usually takes more than 10 seconds to fully load on my device and I am sure I´m not the only one. XDA member temasek says that you can say bye to the sluggish market by using Set DNS. I have personally...

ROU Launcher For Android Coming

Most mobile users are always looking for ways to get their devices personalized with an original user interface, so that the device can feel more unique. I came across the work presented by XDA member TeamROU. ROU Launcher is another option to have a different UI on your Android operating system. Moreover, it comes with many...

Download Stock Kernel For Samsung Epic 4G Touch

Having problems after rooting your Samsung Epic 4G Touch? This is one of the main concerns for new comers into the Android rooting world. Now, thanks to XDA member bubby323 we now have an un-rooted stock kernel available to flash via ODIN. If you get any issue during or after rooting your phone, you will have...

Android Market Quietly Updated

Android Market has been quietly updated to version 3.1.5 and just noticed that it brought minor changes along with it. According to some members, there aren't many noticeable differences, it does look like they've reduced the size of some things on the landing page, but you can't tell any other differences aside from aesthetic changes...

Runnymede+Rhyme Android 2.3.5 Sense 3.5 ROM For HD2

HTC HD2 is still being the device with most operating systems running on it. Even with all the dual core processor devices popping up, the Leo is still a strong contender. This time, XDA member boxmax shows a freshly created ROM based on a Runnymede Build booting on HD2 -SD Version- with modding MixTheme by...

BIGDialer For Windows Phone 7

This application is suitable for older people or for someone who has vision problems. Now you can use large numbers when dialing. XDA member lseidman presents BIGDialer for your Windows Phone 7, which allows you to easily view big sleek looking buttons to dial phone numbers without having to squint if you have bad vision....

Guide – Installing Windows 8 On The HTC Shift

If you are old enough to remember the great HTC Shift or even better you still have one, this will be of your interest. XDA member djwillis told us about a guide to install the Windows 8 preview on the Shift. According to the source, no part of the installation process is complicated, it mostly...

XDA TV WebApp

It´s no secret that XDA TV is becoming more popular every day. We love everything from seeing SassiBob showing a new app, Samcaplat reviewing things with his nice British accent, or azrienoch´s editorials telling what others don´t dare say. In order to compliment the full experience, XDA member nathanpc presents a web application to see XDA...

Turn your HTC Sensation Into a HTC Sensation XE

So, you just bought a Sensation and just when you get it on your hands, HTC announces an update. Well, don´t worry because XDA Recognized Developer mike1986. just cooked a new ROM based on the Sensation XE with Beats Audio technology, and moreover it comes overclocked to 1.5 GHz with real dual core support. Other nice...