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Android 3.0 SDK Officially Released

It looks like Google decided to give us all a better taste of Honeycomb as they have officially released the SDK for Android 3.0. Basically, this will allow you to run an emulated version of the Operating System on your computer. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg as most of our devs...

XDA News Writers Team Gets Bigger!

We are celebrating that we have surpassed 2,500 articles published on our Portal and also today we want to give a nice welcome to the newest member of the News Writers team: willverduzco, who is also a Moderator on Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Nexus One / Ink Adam / Advent Vega sections, as he describes...

DSIXDA’s ROM Kitchen for HTC Android Devices

Ever wanted to create your own custom ROM but don't have enough coding experience to actually get started? Luckily, XDA Senior Moderator Dsixda has created a wonderful kitchen for HTC Android devices that should fulfill all of your ROM baking needs. This kitchen is compatible with both Linux and Mac OS X, so if you're...

Media Volume Settings for Windows Phone 7

XDA member andycted presents this application for your Windows Phone 7 device that will let you adjust the volume level for your media. Normally, if you move from one app to another, the volume will change as well and sometimes this is very annoying. The latest update includes a free version that is supported by...

Unified Icon Sets for Android Home Screens

Looking to bring a little flair to your Android device by means of increased aesthetic cohesiveness? Have no fear, as XDA forum member DroidDeck is by your side. He has created 3 sets of 14 icons at 60x60 resolution, perfect for use in your preferred launcher's home screens or dock. In order to use these...

Reboot Options For Samsung Continuum

There are several roms out there that will allow most Android devices to perform a wide variety of actions upon pressing and holding the power button. Thanks to XDA member imnuts, the Samsung Continuum may be joining that family of devices capable of doing this useful trick. Once it pulls up, the app will give...

Cracking Siggy for Atrix 4G Work In Progress

You may recall a few days ago that the Motorola Atrix 4G was rooted, and that shortly after it was found out that the bootloader was signed by Motorola, effectively preventing anyone from replacing things like the bootloader and recovery images. XDA member designgears has taken matters in his own hands and has started a...

Daily Series for Windows Phone 7

If you watch TV series, you may find this app interesting. XDA member ranucci presents Daily Series for your Windows Phone 7. The application will let you follow the upcoming episodes of your favorites series and manga displaying the number of episodes aired since the last launch of the app. It is available in French...

Handyscan for Windows Phone 7

XDA member pckshd presents Handyscan for your Windows Phone 7. This application will turn your device into a small scanner by using your camera. The latest update includes a free lite version with ads and some minor limitations such as not being able to send the scan via email directly from the app. Instead, you...

Froyo Samsung Car Cradle Patch

If you're a car driver and you own a Samsung Fascinate running FroYo, XDA forum member adrynalyne has made a minor modification for the music player and presented the community with a car cradle patch. The XDA dev states that not only does this have all the functions working, but that the music player also works with...

Windows Phone 7 Official Update Feb 21st

XDA member Peew971 informed us about the availability of an update from Microsoft. A lot has been said about the first update of the young Windows Phone 7 OS. Well, now it´s here but probably is not what we expect...Before you ask, no it has not yet included the most wanted copy/paste function, but according to...

Mount System Dir App For Android

Optimising your Android mobile device can involve a lot of messing around so it's always helpful when developers build tools for themselves and share with the XDA community. XDA forum member appelflap is one such member and the dev's latest contribution is an Android app that lets you mount the system directory with r/w permission or...