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I'm the head administrator of XDA. Some might call me a phone addict, but I like to define myself as a phone enthusiast. I'm currently using the OnePlus 8 Pro, Galaxy Z Fold2, and Note 20 Ultra. I switch depending on circumstances. Feel free to PM me in the forums with any site-related or phone questions.

XDA Server Issues

We've recently had performance problems with our existing servers, and our current host is not being responsive enough to help us fix the issues. This had led to some degradation in site performance, including spotty availability of search and private messaging functions. In order to solve the issue, we've purchased several new servers (at a...

HP WebOS Forum Added to XDA

After a vote from XDA members in favor of this action, we’ll be adding WebOS to XDA in a limited capacity through a couple of OS-specific forums. Whether the initial forums get any traction with developers and users will determine if we launch device-specific forums. As most of you probably know, WebOS currently powers the...

Android ROM Rundown – 8 March – XDA TV

In this episode of Android ROM Rundown for XDA TV, Chad shows us stock Sense UI in anticipation of upcoming new ROMs feature HTC Sense UI. This interface from HTC is a widget-based interface that allows you to see a stream of your Twitter or Facebook, see your next calendar appointment, glance at a beautiful...

azrienoch Weekly Recap – 4 March – XDA TV

This week on the XDA Weekly recap, azrienoch is feeling better after gotten over the flu, then talks about XDA premium app, the 1000 subscribers of XDA TV, Honeycomb on phones, the HTC Fingerprint, a Nintendo DS emulator release for Android, froyo on the HTC Blue Angel, and much more! Click on to see this...

Official XDA Premium Android App Released!

For a while now, we've been working on a premium version of the extremely popular XDA Android App (which has been downloaded half a million times). The premium version, now on sale for just $0.99, removes the ads, plus brings the following enhancements that the free app does not have: + Ability to collapse top bar...

Ask Samsung a Question!

Some of you were a part of the recent "ask Samsung a question" thread, which admittedly turned out to be a failure as the pace of questions was too fast. Naturally, sometimes we make mistakes when we try new things here at XDA. That said, we still want to give you an opportunity to communicate with Samsung...

azrienoch Weekly Recap – 11 February – XDA TV [NSFW]

azrienoch is back with his weekly recap for 11 February on XDA TV. He talks Honeycomb on the Dell Streak, a recap of the Android ROM rundown, improved HD2 camera app for those running Windows Phone 7, Froyo on the Milestone, dual-core HTC phones, and much more. Click on to see more!

Android ROM Rundown – 7 February – XDA TV

In this episode of the Android ROM Rundown on XDA TV, Chad Hughes shows us a very iPhone-like MIUI ROM for the Droid Incredible on Verizon. Below the video, check out links that show you where to get this ROM for a variety of devices. Read on to see the video...

azrienoch Weekly Recap – 4 February – XDA TV [NSFW]

Welcome to the first episode ever of XDA TV! The first episode is an edgy weekly recap by azrienoch where he covers the Nook Color getting Honeycomb, the state of Windows Phone 7 development, and his appreciation for the HD2 (sorry to Microsoft for the phone call!). We plan to run 2-3 episodes of XDA...

Meet the XDA TV Stars!

After several days of voting and internal deliberation, we've chosen three new stars for our XDA TV initiative. We had originally planned on choosing two, but since the voting was quite close, we decided to add a third. Below you'll see a re-post of their auditions. Congratulations to azrienoch, marioguys, and GrilledCheze! What's next? We'll...

Voting Starts Now for XDA TV!

As you might recall, a couple of months ago we set out to find a couple of great on-camera personalities that could usher in the era of XDA TV. Video will add a new dimension to xda-developers, taking the form as weekly news recaps, tutorials, and more. As a reminder, XDA TV personalities will get...

New Tablet-Only View on XDA

In the last few months we've added a handful of Android tablets to XDA (like the Galaxy Tab, G Tablet, Nook Color, Gen8, and others) and we'll be adding more in the near future. These new breed of tablets are just as tweakable as Android smartphones, so it's no wonder that we've decided to keep...