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AndroidSuite2012 Helps Encode and Decode Dex and Apk Files

Android development comes in all shapes and sizes. Some developers compile AOSP ROMs from source, others theme SystemUI.apk and Framework-res.apk files and some create the programs developers use to do these things. Enter AndroidSuite2012, an app that specializes in encoding and decoding dex and apk files. As XDA Developer Junior Member Scribblezzz will explain: AndroidSuite 2012 what...

CyanogenMod Team Considers Deploying Proprietary App Store for Root Apps?

CyanogenMod is, at least statistically speaking, one of the most-used aftermarket ROMs of all time and has recently breached an impressive milestone of 1 million active users. There are inherent things that come with having that many unique users. As XDA-Developers Recognized Developer, and CyanogenMod Team Recovery Guru, Koush has posted on his Google+: As the project...

Mod For Asus Transformer Prime Allows Full Hulu Access

Getting Netflix for your Android device is only half the battle for those who enjoy using their devices to watch TV shows and movies. The experience isn't quite complete unless you have the dynamic duo of Netflix and Hulu at your disposal. For those carrying the Asus Transformer Prime, obtaining the second half of that duo...

Popular AGPS Patch Now Available on HTC Desire S

For those who are unfamiliar with AGPS Patch, XDA Senior Member crypted gives a brief explanation: This patch was created to provide quick GPS locking across North America. But, it has been ported into a worldwide solution for multiple devices. Using a general ROM without this has resulted in 10+ minutes of GPS delay. Also, GPS...

Comprehensive Tutorial Helps Beginners Compile Kernels on the Epic 4g Touch

Everyone that wants to be involved with development has got to start somewhere, and for users who own an Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4g Touch, there's a place for you. XDA Member shanenielson1234 has written a thorough set of instructions for the aspiring developer who wants to learn how to compile a kernel. This has...

Samsung Galaxy Mini Gets ClockworkMod and RZ Recovery

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Mini have had a lot of excitement. Not long ago, CyanogenMod9 was successfully ported to it and it's also had CM7 for quite some time. XDA Senior Member squadzone has kept the train rolling on the development for the Galaxy Mini with his simultaneous release of RZ Recovery and ClockworkMod Recovery....

Windows Phone 7 Kitchen To Help Developers

Prospective Windows Phone 7 developers don't have the vast options available to Android users yet in terms of kitchens, but the wheels are turning to get more people involved in Windows Phone 7 development. XDA Recognized Developer -=Barin=- has developed a kitchen that will, as he says: can port/rebuild XIP (NK) and build IMGFS partition file...

DroidVPN Helps Android Users Browse Anonymously

Some people just need their web to themselves (for whatever reason). For those on Android who crave VPN, a good client can be hard to find. Well, this is a situation XDA Member DroidVPN is attempting to rectify with their Android app, DroidVPN. The app provides users with a few features (with more promised from the developer),...

Ice Cream Sandwich ROM Leaked to Sony Xperia Play

For those toting the Sony Xperia Play, the long wait for some Ice Cream Sandwich goodness isn't over just yet, but as of today you can grab a little taste. XDA Recognized Developer DooMLoRD, a member of theĀ Team UtterChaos, has gotten a hold of a leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for the Xperia Play and has...

Work In Progress to Give HD2 Touch Screen-Enabled Recovery

The legendary HTC HD2 gets a lot of cool modifications. The phone can run 3 different operating systems and holds the throne as the most developed phone of all time. And it doesn't stop there, as XDA Senior Member munjeni has recently released a touch-capable version of ClockworkMod Recovery for those running Android on the HTC...

MIUI Port Hits Sony Xperia Neo

MIUI has been making its way around the Android world pretty fervently recently and it's march continues on to the Sony Xperia Neo. The port is brought to you by XDA Senior Member taaviu, who was kind enough to port it based on the latest MIUI source. Included is all the features of your typical MIUI ROM...

HTC Desire Users Can Test An App That Installs Ubuntu

HTC DesireĀ users are among the latest who can have that Ubuntu goodness on their phones. XDA Senior Member zacthespack has been developing an app that runs a user through installing Ubuntu on their Android devices, most recently the HTC Desire. The app is pretty cool. Basically, a user downloads an Ubuntu image and the app will...