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Source-Built Jelly Bean for the Acer Iconia A100

As the proverbial wave of Jelly Bean crashes against the shores of XDA, more devices are popping up with AOSP builds seemingly every day. We brought you news of the Acer Iconia A500 getting the first JB AOSP ROM which was released mere hours after the source was released. Now, the older sibling of the...

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.2

Just about three months ago, we brought you news that the Team Win Recovery Project had received a massive update to version 2.1. April's release largely heralded the start of a new age in recoveries---where one would no longer have to deal with cumbersome menus, instead interacting with a very user-friendly GUI. It wasn't simply about...

Your Warranty is Not Void – XDA TV

XDA-Developers is a site dedicated to phone development and customization. Sometimes carriers and device manufactures lock down their devices. Sometimes this is done to cover devious practices. Other times, it's done to try and ensure that you will buy the next device they release. Why would anyone buy the Galaxy S III when they can...

This Week in Development: More Jelly Bean Ports and Helping Devs with Logcat – XDA TV

With I/O 2012 having come and gone, a lot of exciting news has appeared on the XDA Portal. If you missed it, there is no need to fear. This Week in Development, Jordan talks about the articles on the XDA Portal that you may have missed. Some of the stories mentioned are the log cat article...

Experimental Toolchains and Guide for Android Kernel Building

We here on XDA love innovation and development. We especially love it when one of our members decides to push development on the Android mobile platform further. XDA Recognized Developer ezterry has done just. The developer has not only created detailed, cross-platform guides on setting up a development environment in Linux, Windows, and MacOSX; but he...

Forum Added for the Acer Iconia A700

While many Android tablet fans have been salivating for the upcoming Asus Transformer Infinity and its high resolution 1920 x 1200 display, the Infinity is not the only game in town when it comes to full HD Android tablets. Acer recently announced the upcoming Iconia Tab A700, which will be the successor to the popular...

TWRP 2.1 Touch Recovery Now Available for Aconia A100

With Team Win updating their new recovery to include a touch interface and new features to what has been dubbed TWRP 2, developers for devices that weren't initially supported have been working on making the new touch recovery a part of their device's repertoire. While most haven't received the touch enabled awesomeness just yet, those...

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.1

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: touch-based recoveries are the future. Aside from giving end users easier access to device firmware modification, they add a much needed element of polish to the Android hacking experience. While some may say that these upgrade recoveries take away from the feelings of thrill and excitement,...

Build.prop Mod for Acer Iconia Tab A100 Adds Market Compatibility and Performance Tweaks

The Acer Iconia Tab A100 may have been superseded by the newer Acer Iconia A500, but thanks to the works of developers like crossix the aging tablet isn't on its last legs just yet. If you happen to own an Iconia Tab A100 and want to try this mod, it's highly recommended by crossix that you...

Vote for the Best Tablet of 2011!

Previously we asked you what you thought the best phone of 2011 was. Now, it's time to move to tablets. In 2011, we saw a huge wave of Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets with dual-core CPUs, plenty of RAM, and even some with 4G connectivity. Click on to vote for your favorite tablet of 2011!

Lenovo Thinkpad Dump Available

Every time a new device comes out, we tend to either want to get it or what is included with it. Since most of us are cash strapped and cannot spend $400 - $700 dollars per device each time one comes out, we are only left with the option of trying to get what we...

The Weekly Q&A: Week 47

As part of our regular Q&A session here on the XDA-Developers Portal, I'll be covering some questions and issues frequently seen here in the world of XDA. This week, we'll concentrate on everyone's favorite large-screened devices--Honeycomb-powered tablets! Q: Is it possible to turn the a500 display off when connecting to a TV using HDMI out? If you...