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Google’s Androidify, Get Your Avatar

XDA member antz88c let us know about a new feature by Google: Androidify. According to the download site, this app lets you take the little green Android, and turn it into yourself, your friends, your family, anyone! Just like the Android platform is open, the Android robot can now be freely customized." Previously, we had seen...

Android ROM Rundown – 14 February – XDA TV

We're back with more XDA TV! In this episode, Chad features LiquidMetal and LiquidLight for the Droid Incredible which features a beautiful lock screen packed with widgets, an improved launcher, and lots more. Click on to see the video!

Ragnarok Online Mobile Story for Android

XDA member dbaf14 let us know about this famous Korean MMORPG game for your Android device. Ragnarok Online had a few portable adaptations in the past, but the full massive multi player version of the game has always been restricted to the player's PC until now. The launch is expected for March in Japan at...

HTC Peep Security Update for Windows Mobile

A few days ago we published an article on the Portal regarding HTC Peep Vulnerability. Well, today we have an update thanks to XDA member cajunflavoredbob who posted a series of .cabs. The developer pulled files apart and recompiled again with the help of XDA member JVH3 changing the way the Twitter Tab (HTC Peep)...

Advanced ROM Update Utility For Touch HD

For HTC Touch HD users, there are still tools being updated and developed for you - this time in the form of the Advanced ROM Update Utility posted in the XDA forum s by member HD2Owner. Written by Barin of asusmobile.ru and tested by AndrewSh, BlackstoneAdvancedRUU 1.0.5 provides the following features: Possibility to choose one from several...

Notification Menu Changer Excuse Me!JS3 for Android

XDA member aditya104 presents an alternative for the Android notification menu. Now you can have a different image for it because the graphic that the developer provides on the original thread has been positive received by other members who also contributed by posting their personal selected image for that menu. It´s highly recommended to use...

kAmMa’s Folder Player For Android

For those of you who prefer an audio player that offers a folder structure rather than the more common playlist, take a look at XDA forum member kAmMa's Folder Player app. Currently, the Android app includes the following features: Set default directory (long press on directory in File browser). Add track or directory after 'Currently playing...' And the XDA...

Cowon D3 Style Clock Widget For Android

XDA forum member marc22 saw a picture of the Cowon D3 Android MP3 player, liked the clock and posted a request thread for someone to build the widget. The first member to have a go successfully was XDA member rsmartin. The dev spent an evening playing around with the Android widget API and built a clock...

Dual-Boot Nookie-FroYo And Un-Rooted Stock

XDA forum member japzone wanted to be able to Dual-Boot from the MicroSD card and choose to boot either to Nookie FroYo or Un-Rooted Stock. The reason for Un-Rooted Stock is so that the XDA member wanted to be able to receive the B&N updates. With the help of another XDA member Rookie1, Nook Color owners...

Process Monitor Widget/App for Android

Want to know what your device is up to at all times? Now you can keep tabs on your devices internal statistics using XDA Member ccounotte's Process Monitor Widget. The app allows you to display, record, and monitor your Android devices activities, including logs and current resource usage. According to the OP, the app has the following...

Android CM7 Apps2sd Script – Simple2Ext

Thanks to XDA member OlegKrikun, CM7 users now have a great script to move apps to their devices SD Ext3 Partition. This allows for no loss of app data when switching between ROMs, most of the time when you flash a ROM you have to wipe data, which loses app settings and data. With this...

Android MobileWebCam, WiFi/Mobile Supported, Server Required

Looking for a use for an old Android device or possibly your own Android device? XDA Member _miha_ has developed a simple yet useful webcam app for you device. It allows you to set your device up as a webcam and access the stream from a PC. The only drawback is it requires that you...