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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.

Major Breakthrough in Porting Android to HD2

Android has been already ported to several other HTC devices, specifically the Vogue, Kaiser, Polaris, Touch Diamond, Pro, HD, Diamond2, and Pro2, but the best Windows Mobile device to date, the HD2, has had no luck so far. The reason was that the bootloader used to boot into Android, called HaRET (Handheld Reverse Engineering Tool),...

New XDA Feature: Vote to Front Page

Today we launched the XDA forum redesign for everyone (which we hope you are enjoying, minus the few bugs that we are still working to fix). One of the many new features of the redesign is the "Vote to front page" button, as you can see in the attached screenshot. The button can be found...

Forum Redesign Goes Live for Everyone!

Thank you to everyone that participated in the forum redesign open beta. We received a lot of very helpful feedback that went a long way in helping us squash bugs and make the new template more visually attractive. Starting on Friday (25 June), everyone will see the new forum redesign by default. If you don't like...

Too Many Forums on XDA? A Solution.

We know: the forum index of XDA is very long, and it's not getting any shorter. As hot new devices come out, we want to be sure that we're giving them a home on XDA so that you can benefit from all of the great development work that our community has to offer, and thus...

HTC Mondrian Windows Phone 7 Concepts

The recent leak of the ROM from the HTC Mondrian has inspired xda-members and news writers ElCondor and Livven to create some design concepts for this very first Windows Phone 7 device by HTC. As there are no leaked images of the actual device yet, both concepts have their own interesting and unique features: While...

Official XDA Android App Updated to v1.0.0

Today we've released an updated version of our free Android app. The changes are modest (hey, it's a .X release!) but the new features are sure to please the 30,000 of you that have already download this app since its release about a month ago. First and foremost, you can now favorite any forum or sub...

Do You Have Obsessive-ROM Updating Disorder (ORD)?

Do you find yourself obsessively installing to ROMs to your device on a weekly, daily, or even hourly basis? If so, you may have Obsessive-ROM Updating Disorder, or ORD for short. ORD sufferers often will deny their condition at first, justifying that they flash simply to make for a better-performing device. Then, the flashing becomes more frequent,...

Official XDA-Developers Android App Released Today!

If you're looking for a way to access XDA while on your mobile, we now have a great solution. The XDA Mobile Android app is free in the Market (just search for "XDA") and lets you view forums and threads, respond to posts, and start new topics. You can even check your PMs and subscribe...

TouchXperience Applications Released

Although the TouchXperience User Interface, which aims to be an alternative to HTC's Sense or SPB Mobile Shell, is still in beta, the developer schaps just released some new apps which can be used by itself. Time Synchronizer: Synchronizes your device clock with an Internet time server File Editor: Notepad-like app which allows you to edit any...

[April Fools!] XDA Branded Device Coming Soon!

When you're the biggest mobile phone forum in the world, you'll get a little more done than some others, and this time HTC is doing something for us. After long negotiations with HTC, we are now happy to announce our upcoming xda exclusive device! The device will be named the "XDA Core" it will be the...

HSPL2 for the T-Mobile HD2 Released

The T-Mobile HD2 is out in the USA and now we have the HSPL/HSPL2 tool available. From the author, Cotulla: 1) Install To install this HSPL there must be any SPL version from this list on your device: SPL 2.07.0000 SPL 2.08.0000 2)Uninstall You can uninstall HSPL2 via two ways: *Flashing ROM via SD card *Using HSPL2 install application (You need select 2.08.0000...

New Forum Added for Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10!

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, now seeing release across the world, is SE's latest and greatest Android phone running on a 3D interface that merges together various forms of multimedia and social networks to make for an experience not found on any other devices. In terms of specs, it's running on Qualcomm's 1GHz Snapdragon CPU...