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HTC Droid Incredible Forum – Now Open

Well, due to the huge popularity of this device (even before being released in the US), XDA-Developers now has added a section dedicated exclusively for discussion and development for the HTC Incredible. If you already have one (or are expecting to get one soon), head over there for the latest news and updates on everything...

ADB Gui – Desktop Tool for Windows

If you're a big kernel flasher (!), XDA forum member minooch has helpfully written a PC application to help you easily flash with the correct commands. If you find it hard to remember all the adb commands, and are prone to typos or even are tired of repeatedly typing in the same commands over and over...

YouTube HQ Hack for Nexus One

The default YouTube app on the Nexus One, now has the option to watch videos in HQ - even on 3G.  However this requires a few button clicks and a wait whilst the video is rebuffered for the HQ version. So wouldn't it be great if YouTube would default to HQ when on 3G? XDA...

Flash 10.1 Beta Signup for Android

XDA forum member Eclair ~ has posted that Adobe has opened up a sign up page in order to get notified for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta for Android. Flash for Android has been highly anticipated, and Flash Player 10.1 for Android has just entered private beta, with public betas on the way! Adobe's CEO Shantanu...

Skyfire for Android – Beta Version Available

The popular Skyfire browser is finally here for Android! Skyfire is a downloadable, free mobile browser that gives you a Web browsing experience exactly like PC browsing. Skyfire has been available for a while now on the Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms and boasts that it's the only mobile browser to support all major Web 2.0...

Trackball Transplant on HTC Droid Eris

Are you jealous of the multicolor LEDs and trackball color mods of the Nexus One? Want a colored trackball for your Droid Eris? Well you can do-it-yourself like XDA forum member Elementix. Elementix has gone that one step further and performed the hardware mod on his Droid Eris. Elementix has successfully replaced the Eris trackball with...

Hubroid v1.3 – a GitHub app for Android

XDA forum member eddieringle has created a GitHub app for Android. Hubroid allows you to search Repositories and Users, show Watched Repositories, show Followers/Following, Commit Log , Repository Network Listings, Public/Private Activity Feeds all in a neat application on your Android device (currently optimized for Android 1.5 cupcake and 1.6 donut). Originally posted by eddieringle Changelog: v1.3: Ability...

JIT Enabled for HTC Hero

XDA forum member Jus10o has managed to get JIT enabled and working on his HTC Hero (CDMA). Android 2.0 code includes the source code for a Just In Time (JIT) compiler for Dalvik. It detects hot code and then compiles that code as needed providing a performance boost which of course needs to to be balanced...

The Best HTC Device 2009 Poll, Vote Now!

In 2008 "The best HTC device ever, till 2008 models" poll was created and more than 3800 members voted. The HTC Kovsky (Xperia) was voted the best HTC device with over 1800 votes! 2008's top 3: 1. Kovsky - 1,831 votes 2. Blackstone - 1,261 votes 3. Universal - ...

[THEME] SenseVillain 5.1r3

If you're a fan of VillainROM you might liek this theme and bootscreen by tristan202, who managed to produce one of the best looking themes I have seen for this specific Android ROM. The theme is a black and white, bubbly, animated Android 2.1 Sense theme, it gives your device a modern look with a new...

Auto-Sign app for MAC users

XDA forum member jessetbenton, has designed a droplet application for mac users that will auto-sign .apk and .zip files for Android. If you're a mac user and a theme designer or modder this app could really save you some time and effort! Originally posted by jessetbenton It is a droplet application, meaning you just have to drag...

Type Fresh – Change Fonts on your Rooted Android Device

Type Fresh, developed by XDA forum member openback, lets you change system fonts on your rooted Android device. Originally posted by openback This app is for systems with root access only. It offers 4 main functions: Apply selected TTF fonts to the system Backup system fonts to /sdcard/Fonts Restore backed up fonts from /sdcard/Fonts Place any TTF files you have in...