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Indexing of Pictures Making Your Gallery Slow? Here’s a Fix…

So, you got yourself a 32 GB microSD card that you just filled with everything you have on your computer (as far as media in concerned). Everything goes well, but you cannot help and notice that your Class 10 card should be, or at least feel a bit faster than what it is when it...

Free XDA T-Shirts!

Some of you may remember a while back, we were tinkering a bit with the idea of making XDA t-shirts to show off your community spirit. Well, after a while we found a relatively good vendor that sent us a few samples, so that we could evaluate how well they would be received by the...

What You Need to Know About Extended Batteries

It has been many years since the release of pda devices with removable batteries. Older PDAs would hold charge for a while for a wide variety of reasons, but the biggest one was that the devices were not equipped with any kind of radio (thinking back to my old HP Jornada 520). As times evolved,...

Easyroot

Yours truly has gotten himself in the middle of a debate about easy rooting and one-click rooting programs. I can understand both sides of the story both being a developer of easyroot programs and a fan of learning ADB. I feel it's important for people to see both sides of the story and come to...

How-To: Mount the /Cache Partition as a Fake SD Card

This won’t be useful to most users but to those of us who have a SD card that is either no longer recognized by the phone for some reason or just plain doesn’t work anymore, this will help. I’m going to show you how to mount your phone’s /cache partition as your /sdcard partition, allowing the...

AT&T Buying T-Mobile USA

Well, while it may sound like a surprise to many, T-Mobile has been struggling financially for quite a while now as they have been losing ground (in the US, at least) to other carriers such as Sprint and some of the no contract carriers like MetroPCS, Cricket, and others. In fact, T-Mobile USA had been...

Battle Of The OS’ – Why Did You Switch?

Just the other day, I was doing a bit of spring cleaning around my house and I came across my "museum" of devices. I may not have an extensive collection like many others do around this site, but I can safely say that I have "enough" devices. Aside from sending me on a one way...

Interview with User Experience Admin svetius

Many changes are happening lately around XDA-Developers and they always have to do with trying to improve the user experience when surfing the site. We may agree or disagree with some of the new improvements but those changes have a reason behind them, and this is why we decided to have a talk with our...

No LTE Love for Rooted Xoom?

So, the moment the Motorola Xoom hit the streets, tons of very eager customers ripped them from the shelves of retailers world wide. Many of them are people who like the non-stock approach, so they did what every Android owner has been doing for the past few years, root their device shortly after getting it....

Will My Phone Get Gingerbread? A (Very) Rough Guide to Official Updates

We all know that, for a lot of existing Android phones, ports of Gingerbread are readily available in the form of unofficial ROMs such as CyanogenMod 7. However, there are many who are reluctant to root their phones and would rather wait and see if their device will be receiving an official update from the...

Ask Samsung a Question!

Some of you were a part of the recent "ask Samsung a question" thread, which admittedly turned out to be a failure as the pace of questions was too fast. Naturally, sometimes we make mistakes when we try new things here at XDA. That said, we still want to give you an opportunity to communicate with Samsung...

azrienoch Weekly Recap – 11 February – XDA TV [NSFW]

azrienoch is back with his weekly recap for 11 February on XDA TV. He talks Honeycomb on the Dell Streak, a recap of the Android ROM rundown, improved HD2 camera app for those running Windows Phone 7, Froyo on the Milestone, dual-core HTC phones, and much more. Click on to see more!