XDA member kangxi let us know about an update of Android to 4.0.4 version for the Samsung Galaxy nexus on the CDMA version only. This new version seems to include new radios, so hopefully reception will improve. It´s also being said that it includes a fix for the Android OS bug that has been keeping the device awake for no reason.
While a ROM is still in the works, developer presents this change log for 4.0.4:
Android OS bug fixed (in battery stats)
Long-pressing on a blank spot on the last page of app tray bug is gone
3G/4G switching better.
Improved signal strength
New Power [...]
Through guide blow you will know the process to root HTC Amaze 4G on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread with One Click Perm Root tool which is verified by XDA developers.
Warning: We are not responsible for any loss of your HTC Amaze 4G during root process.
How to Root HTC Amaze 4G
Download One Click Perm Root tool
For proper working of One Click Perm Root tool, install HTC Drivers on your computer
Attach your HTC Amaze 4G to system via USB
Navigate to Settings > Applications > Development on your mobile phone to enable USB Debugging
Extract Zerg_Root_OneClick.zip [...]
If you are in fear of having problems with Samsung Epic 4G Touch rooting then there is no need to worry as ACS team brings a solution, as stock kernel available to flash via ODIN utility on your device.
It means if any problem occurs during or after Epic 4G Touch rooting then you can easily restore the kernel back to its factory state.
To know the details of downloads and instructions to flash stock kernel via ODIN on rooted Samsung Epic 4G Touch head to ACS team forum at XDA where a video tutorial is available to do that all.
Itching for some MIUI action on your phone? Well, chances are you’ve already rooted your smartphone and have flashed the popular MIUI custom ROM. If, however, you can’t or won’t flash said custom ROM, you can always give one major part of it a try with this newly released MIUI-style launcher which works on all Android devices.
The launcher comes from the folks over at XDA Developers. User Quinny899 took a Chinese version of the MIUI-style launcher called Tencent Desktop and translated it to English using Android Translator by UziTech.
MIUI Launcher looks and works a lot like the original: [...]
Some of you may or may not be familiar with chroot, for those who are familiar with chroot good job and for those that aren’t shame on you. Just kidding please read this for some more info about chroot.
Now that we all know what chroot is, maybe it could be fun to create an chroot environment, and to make it more exciting we are not creating an x86 but an arm processor environment
There are tons of ways of doing this but this is how I am doing it. You can use this method on any ubuntu from 9.04 and higher, but keep in mind I am using 10.04 so if you get error’s try to blame it on that instead [...]
One of the XDA member has released the MIUI ROM for HTC Desire S which is the translated version of Chinese’s custom ROMs.
MIUI ROM for Desire S is in beta state and its working features are: phone, wi-fi, backlight, keyboard, GPS, etc. whereas the non-working features are: BT, front camera, HD video record, and volume buttons.
How to Install MIUI ROM
Make sure you have S-Off. You may also need 3805.x.x.x radio
Download MIUI ROM on your computer, and connect your Desire S to computer and then transfer the downloaded MIUI ROM to the root of your mobile’s internal SD Card
The XDA member LEM has ported TrackMe app to Windows Phone 7, as its a popular tracking application of Windows Mobile platform. Although TrackMe does not come with all the features to Windows Mobile 7 what it has for earlier Windows Phone, but still it is quite stable and functional.
According to official blog:
“TrackMe is a GPS tracker. It uses the location services on your phone to retrieve your current position. That information is later used for displaying tracks (realtime or pre-recorded) with Google Earth, Google Maps or other tools.”
You can download TrackMe for Windows Phone [...]
Nowadays porting Android 3.x Honeycomb on different tablets is perhaps the hottest trend. This all started when Honeycomb made a hacked appearance on Barnes and Nobles Nook Color, and since then there is no stopping of this Honeycomb awesomeness being embraced by different tablets. Of course it took lots of hackery and some outstanding coding skills to make this happen and all credit for this goes to Android developers at different portals, forums and blogs. Most of these Honeycomb ports for different Android tablets have been consistently coming from XDA, and Toshiba Folio 100 isn’t [...]
Lookout is a security app for Android, developed by XDA member Sonic Design which protects your Android handset from malware and viruses.
Lookout can also help to locate your lost or stolen phone on Google Maps with a Find My Phone feature, and also provides a backup and restore function.
You can download Lookout Android app through link below or by using the QR code.
Download Lookout for Android
The XDA member wrapkgb brings Honeycomb music player cloud sync to Android 2.3.3 devices (with any Android 2.3.3 ROM) which means the whole desktop music library is available on the Android handset for the owners.
For details about Honeycomb Music Player Cloud Sync on Android 2.3.3 head over to the XDA original thread.