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XFControls – Advanced UI SDK for WM

XDA member joe_coolish presents this SDK mainly to developers and programmers as a great alternative with good UI controls and is Open Source. This tool will let you build finger-friendly Windows Mobile applications, so you don´t have to start from zero. Some of the features are: fully customizable, easily create custom UI controls, resolution independent,...

How to De-Brand Your HD2 via Goldcard

XDA member pcwe has posted this very nice tutorial on how to debrand your HD2 via the goldcard method. If you are not familiar with it, the goldcard method basically allows a rom to be flashed from an SD card which is prepared to bypass the securities imposed by the system. This seems to be...

Toggle 2G/3G for Android Updated

Saving battery power is always one of our priorities. XDA member TheMasterBaron has updated this useful tool to toggle between 2G and 3G on your Android device. This application will let you configure your device to go to 2G when phone is on stand-by saving precious battery resources. The updated version features 2G when sleep...

Extended Batteries Coming to Unibody Desire HD

With its 1230 mAh-powered battery, the HTC Desire HD doesn't offer much "battery juice". Especially compared to its American CDMA brother, the EVO 4G with 1500 mAh, it is a pretty small battery. We guess this has got something to do with the unibody design which requires more space from the phone, resulting in less...

How to Run Ubuntu on Your Vibrant

And we keep on going with this barrage of cross breeding devices and platforms that we have had lately.  This time, XDA member jzero88 brings forth this easy to follow tutorial to have a full Ubuntu version running on your Vibrant. Android devices are no strangers to running this OS and this device seems to...

HTC Sense Port to Galaxy Devices Coming Soon

Love or hate HTC Sense, it will be coming soon to your Galaxy Device. A small team of developers (Myself included) are venturing down this path to port Sense to Galaxy devices. The team is currently comprised of Whosdaman dharvey4651 geniusdog254 DevinXtreme Captainkrtek noobnl TheDudeButch Mammon88 If you are looking to join the team or test, please join the discussion thread. We look forward...

Forgot to Change the Time of Your Phone Last Weekend? Some Tips for you!

It happens to all of us some time, and every year it's the same old story:  You forget to change your clock to to summer time, or back to normal time, resulting in being late - or too early- for any appointment you might have. Luckily, many phones correct this automatically, yet every OS handles the options for...

Verify the Integrity of Your Files Using AFV

Android File Verifier is a simple and free app that is quite powerful for the purposes it serves. Created by XDA member scary alien, the app offers the following verification services: MD5 SHA1 .jar .apk .zip file verification Nandroid verification This app is intended for more advanced users who need to verify the integrity of a file such as a...

Meego Porting Project for the HD2

The device with many faces, the HD2, has seen ports of quite a few OS' in the past few months. We have seen WP7 successfully booting, Android running seamlessly, Ubuntu, as well as a few Windows OS (using emulators). Well, as it turns out, this device will be taken a step further because according to...

Justice League of America Icons for Android

If you are a fan of comics, sure you remember Justice League. Well, now it´s possible to have those legendary icons on your Android device. XDA member es0tericcha0s presents this nice GIMP folder organizer icons in 72 x 72 px. Not much else to say, better have a look and go for your favorite super hero...

Vibrant Overclocked to 1600 MHz

If there is a seat belt accessory for the Vibrant, you may want to get it and fasten it as tight as you can, because XDA member Viralblack has a little treat for Vibrant owners. Currently working on the deemed "Manhattan Project", the dev has successfully overclocked his Samsung Vibrant to a whopping 1600 MHz!!...

WebOS for the Hero? Soon…

It seems that ever since the introduction of mobile devices into this world, crowds and masses have enjoyed a wide variety of OS flavors, depending on their needs and lifestyle. However, due to the relatively high prices on these "toys" most people can only afford to have one or two, which limits the amount of...