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Pulser_G2
Pulser_G2

Developer Admin at xda-developers, interested in everything in mobile and security. A developer and engineer, who would re-write everything in C or Assembler if the time was there.

Change Keyboard Based on S-Pen state with SPenBoard Switcher

One of the major features of many recent Samsung phones (or should we say "phablets?") or tablets with the S-Pen is a suite of TouchWiz additions, such as a keyboard featuring handwriting recognition and gesture typing. While other keyboards might offer handwriting functionality, and some may call this is a gimmick; XDA forum members were...

Presenting XDA-University

You may recall a while back that we mentioned a new project we've been working on behind the scenes here - XDA-University. We're proud to announce that the first version of XDA-U is now available at XDA-University.com. We listened to your feedback, in that you wanted it to be easier to get started with development, and...

CyanogenMod Hit by Rogue Team Member

Recently, the more astute among you may have noticed that the CyanogenMod project has begun to use the cyanogenmod.org domain rather than their previous .com version---a seemingly incongruous change, unfortunately driven by a malicious team member (turned rogue). SatanR1, to use his username, bought the .com domain name for CyanogenMod via his company, Metserve Enterprises, when...

The Smartphone: Cornerstone of Democratic Society?

Here at XDA, we tend to use the Portal to help you discover some of the amazing development that goes on which you may not have noticed. On this occasion, we're going to take a quick deviation from this to bring you some thoughts on the impact that smartphones have had on wider society, outwith...

Introducing Original Development Forums for More Devices

Today, we at XDA are pleased to announce that one of the most popular requests we see from developers will be brought into effect across the majority of the site starting July 9th. For those unfamiliar with the concept, many developers on the Samsung Galaxy S2 requested we introduce a split development forum system in...

XDA-Developers and the GPL

The GNU GPL is a software license agreement, under which parts of the Android operating system are licensed. The majority of Android is licensed under the Apache license, but the Linux Kernel (which is present in every running Android ROM in some shape or form) is licensed under the GPL (version 2). Many of the amazing...

XDA Users Petition Samsung to Share More with Developers

After shipping 300 million handsets in 2011, Samsung is arguably the biggest and most important handset manufacturer at present. HTC seeks to challenge this with devices in its new One series, and Samsung is still seen by many to fall behind HTC when it comes to third party development. While we at XDA don't tend to...