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Introducing XDA Forum Violation Passes: Stick it to the big man if you’ve got the dough [Update]

The XDA Forums have been the primary home to millions of members and numerous community projects. As we enter our 20th anniversary this year, it's time we address one of the biggest complaints that forum users have with the forums. We hear you: the XDA Forums have rules, and you don't like rules. And we'd...

Google’s Prank Roundup for April Fools 2015 [Updated]

Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various...

Google to Acquire XDA, Dev Rewards & Policy Changes

We are delighted to announce that starting on April 20th, a finalized deal with Google will make XDA Developers a software development division for the beloved search giant. This exciting transition will start as early as next week, where new XDA Talent Scouts from Google will browse our forums and reward the best contributors and...