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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 6, Honor 7X, and Galaxy Note9. I switch depending on circumstances. Feel free to PM me in the forums with any site-related or phone questions.

HTC EVO 4G, Motorola Defy get ICS Ports

We've got two new Android 4.0 ICS AOSP ports to tell you about: one for the first 4G phone in America, the HTC EVO 4G, and one for the Motorola Defy. For the former, expect WiFi and cellular data to not work with the first and second Alpha builds, but the third Alpha, due out...

The First Android Ever, the HTC G1, Gets ICS Port

Whether you have an Android phone that is old or new, chances are that you can find an Android 4.0 port for it on XDA-Developers. Today we got word that XDA Recognized Developer jcarrz1 has developed a partially-working ICS port for the original HTC G1. While WiFi, Bluetooth, and screen rotation isn't working, everything else...

Vote for the Best Phone of 2011!

This year was huge for the smartphone world. Dual-core processors became commonplace, propelling our devices to new levels of performance. Screen quality increased with each OEM coming out with a new technology like Samsung's Super AMOLED Plus and HTC's Super-LCD. Devices became impossibly thin, like with the Galaxy S II and the Droid RAZR. Software...

ICS Source Code Released – Newsplat with Caplat – XDA TV

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam Caplat talks about the newly released Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source code and announced Sony Ericsson updates for their 2011 devices like the Arc, Play, Neo, and others. He also touches on the carrier security issues raised by Azrienoch and Egzthunder1. Click on for the episode!

Adobe Flash Mobile Takes a Bow [Weekly Recap]

This week on XDA TV, after recapping the various Android and Windows Phone 7 developments, and proposing the creation of a list of all known Android vendors who violate the GPL, Azrienoch sets his sights on anyone--outside of devoted Flash developers--who thinks Adobe’s move to halt development of mobile Flash is at all significant. Click...

Logging Test by TrevE [SassiBoB Review]

I Can Haz Privacy? Today on XDATV, SassiBoB rocks an app called Logging Test by recognized developer TrevE. Have you ever wondered who is collecting your personal information on your mobile device? You may not know it, but “opting out” just isn’t enough. Is your privacy being respected? Find out now!

HTC Announces Which Devices Get Ice Cream Sandwich

As is the case with all new releases of Android, some older hardware is left in the dust, while some of the newer devices get issued official software updates from the OEMs. HTC has announced that the following phones will be Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgradable:- Rezound - Vivid - Sensation, XL, XE - EVO 3D - EVO...

Rainbow Rapture [SassiBoB Review]

SassiBoB shows some love for Windows Phone 7 apps by reviewing one of the top free apps on the market called Rainbow Rapture by Kindling Games. With great graphics, catchy music, and the cute and morbid style, this game has been given the SassiBoB guarantee of cheering you up! Click on to see the video!

ROM Toolbox by Jrummy [SassiBoB Review]

Today, SassiBoB shows you an app called Rom toolbox by Jrummy. It's like Rom Manager, set cpu, absolute system tools, terminal emulator, adblocker, and the Do-it-Yourself section at Walmart. BoB gives a hands-on run through of the app and feaures. The app file size is 2.9m and there are lots of permissions...

WifiKill for Android [SassiBoB Review]

SassiBoB reviews Wifi Kill, an app that was banned from the android market. Despite this app's controversy she addresses some concerns of users in the comments on the thread, and gives her opinion on why apps like this are so important to Android. This app is by the developer bponury, and you can...

How to Root the HTC Desire HD

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam takes you through the steps required to S-OFF, root, and flash a custom ROM on your Desire HD, as quickly and simply as he possibly can. Click on to check out the video, plus specific steps if you prefer the text.

Revolver Parts for Revolver ROM Review

In today's episode of XDA TV, Sam takes you through the features available in Revolver Parts, a free application in the Market used to change many aspects of the Revolver ROM on the ASUS Transformer. Click on for the video!