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Articles about modifications you can make to your phone such as themes, apps, setting changes, etc. Also includes any apps and games made by developers on our forums.

KitchenPro For Galaxy SII & Note

Flashing ROMs is one thing, but how many of you feel like you're ready to go deeper into the world of customization? XDA Recognized Developers LeoMar75 and GadgetCheck present KitchenPro which will give you the ability to modify/customize your device on the go. It will show you how to use the application to its maximum...

Create a Gingerbread/Ice Cream Sandwich Dual Boot SD Card for the Nook Color

Every time we publish a story about the mods and developments on the Nook Color, it makes me seriously wonder if the Barnes and Noble people knew what was possible with the little ebook reader they were selling. XDA Senior Member racks11479 has updated his multi-boot images for the Barnes and Noble Nook Color to include an...

Root Script for the Acer Iconia Tab A100

The first thing users usually look for after the glory that is first root is the user friendly root method for those who aren't comfortable with ADB, command prompt or the terminal. For those toting the Acer Iconia Tab A100, you now have one of those user friendly methods at your disposal. XDA Senior Member crossix...

App Build.prop Editor v1.0

Rooted Android devices sometimes have to edit the build.prop files to tweak settings like hsdpa, model name displayed, or many other things, normally this has to be done either on a computer with file pushing back and forth or via cli on the device. Build.prop editor allows you to edit the build.prop files on the phone,...

HTC Desire Gets New D2EXT Method; Says Goodbye to Symlinks

Developers are always looking for ways to squeeze every ounce of speed, performance and reliability out of any given device. They write scripts, tweak ROMs, compile kernels and all sorts of other modifications that, in the end, increase user satisfaction substantially. Well, in the HTC Desire forums, there's a different kind of development going down. XDA...

Touch And Customizable ROM Installer AROMA

Have you ever think about making your own ROM? You may say it´s too complicated, but if you are willing to learn heres something for you. Whether you are a normal user, chef or developer you may find this installer useful for your future works, you should check this out. XDA member amarullz shows his open...

ProxyDroid: Hide Yourself

Anonymity is something that has been strived for ever since information could be intercepted. From the days of mail couriers to the founding of mobile banking, remaining anonymous has been critical to success. Mobile platforms are obviously difficult to keep secure. ProxyDroid hopes to help with that. Created by cmadeye, ProxyDroid is an Android app that...

Early ICS Port Arrives For the Original Transformer

The Transformer Prime has been getting lots of attention lately. With an ICS OTA update and several fresh mods, Prime owners have more than enough to tinker with. What about the Prime's older brother? The original Eee Pad Transformer TF101 is finally getting some love in the form of an (admittedly) early Ice Cream Sandwich build. XDA...

Security Enhanced Android Released By NSA

Android may be secure enough for the average consumer, but it is hardly air tight. The National Security Agency (NSA) released the first version of their custom build of Google's popular OS, called Security Enhanced Android. The system is designed to minimize the impact of security holes on Android. The SE Android project is enabling...

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...

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...

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....