Developments

Transformer Prime Bootloader Unlocker Tool Released

This has been a long time coming. From the rumors to the official announcement, and the long waiting period in between, it has finally happened. The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime bootloader unlocker has finally been released. XDA forum member hobbypunk has posted a thread that links to the Asus website where Transformer Primer owners can...

ssLauncher Brings a Unique Look to the Launcher Market

Launchers hold a special place in the Android world as the application that all Android users use the most. The homescreens, the dock, the app drawer, all of it is apart of the launcher experience and you literally cannot turn your device on without encountering the launcher. As it stands, there are a number of launchers...

Xperiment Shop Open and Ready for Requests for Custom Graphics

Graphics can be hard to come by if you don't have any money. Either they cost a lot and look really cool or they cost nothing, look really cool but the artist is up to their eye balls in requests. To help take the load of the free graphics artists, XDA Member Xperiment2012 has started a...

Full Touch Recovery Released for Some Sony Ericsson, Huawei and Samsung Phones

Choosing your recovery is a big deal. For most people, they're luck enough to get at least one good one and it's usually ClockworkMod Recovery. On other devices, though, users can have two, three up to half a dozen choices for their recoveries. For some select devices, they now even have the option for a...

Motorola Photon Confirmed to Get Ice Cream Sandwich in Q3 2012

The wait list for Ice Cream Sandwich is much like the waiting list of a popular LA night club. The big names always get in first while everyone else stands outside in line, hoping they got a good enough spot. Of course, finally entering the nightclub is something to be quite excited about. In this metaphor,...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 3 Final

Finally we got to the third and final part of this interesting interview: If you missed previous parts, you can find them in here for Pt. 1, and here for Pt. 2 orb3000: What would you recommend to anyone interested in entering the high-level hardware mod world? AdamOutler: I would recommend getting a hold of some tools and hardware,...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 2 Of 3

Welcome to the second part of the interview with Recognized Developer AdamOutler: Here you can find the first part in case you missed it. orb3000: We know you have the longest bash script ever written, what is made for exactly? AdamOutler: Mythical Librarian was a project I created over the course of 6 months. At the time, my daughter...

Interview With Recognized Developer AdamOutler Pt. 1 Of 3

Finally we are back on the XDA Interview series! For those of you too new to XDA, you may find the previous ones in this links: Interview With XDA Developer pof, Interview with User Experience Admin svetius, Interview with XDA forum Admin mikechannon, etc. This time we will talk with XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler. It´s hard...

Games on XDA: Run, Pig, Run!

Platformers are a staple in modern gaming. From the old school games like Mario, to modern day powerhouses like Portal, platformers are beloved by all different walks of gamers. Capitalizing on this is XDA Member SnottyApps with his newest game, Run, Pig, Run! Run, Pig, Run! is a unique, 2D platformer that is currently in development....

Easily Replace Windows Mobile with Android 2.3 on the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 was the first device in the popular XPERIA line. Launched in 2008 as a Windows Mobile 6.1 slider with a 3.2 megapixel camera and a 3 inch screen, the X1 brought with it a shift in Sony Ericsson design. The X1 and it's aptly named Windows Mobile 6.5 sibling, the...

Iconia Tab A200 Gets Previously Promised 4.0.3 OTA Update; A500 Next?

Acer Iconia Tab A200 owners have been reporting OTA updates this week bringing the device up to date with Android 4.0.3. The Iconia A500's younger brother shipped with Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) and an impressive spec list, including a 10.1 inch screen, a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, full size USB 2.0 port and a 2mp front-facing...

Hardware Mod Allows for Pogo Charging for Galaxy Nexus

Not all the cool mods out there are software only. Sure, they can do fun things like help your battery life or allow you to have some features you otherwise wouldn't, but that doesn't mean there aren't other types of mods out there. Hardware mods, for example, can do very much the same kind of...