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Samsung Galaxy S4 Wallpapers and Ringtones Available (Download)

March 26, 2013

The Samsung Galaxy S4′s wallpapers and ringtones have been extracted from a system dump and are now available to download for all. There are seven wallpapers and 32 ringtones in total, most of which seem to be inspired by nature. The Galaxy S4, which sports a 5-inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED display, an...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Wallpapers (Download)

June 28, 2012

The folks at XDA have ripped the new set of wallpapers from the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean SDK, so now is your chance to try them out on your device. These are the same wallpapers you will find on Google’s Nexus 7 tablet which was announced yesterday during the I/O 2012 developers conference. Unfortunately,...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Full Screen Mod Collapses Onscreen Buttons (Video)

February 15, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has a beautiful 4.65-inch 720p HD display, but that measurement can be a bit misleading since a good portion of the screen is constantly occupied by a row of on-screen navigation buttons. Unless you only use the Galaxy Nexus as a dedicated YouTube player, you’ve probably noticed that very few...
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Android 4.0 keyboard port with working voice input (video)

November 22, 2011

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard port (for use on Gingerbread/Froyo), which was recently released to the Android Market by johntanmi, has been updated. You’ll be happy to hear voice input now works like a charm. We’ve also filmed an updated video demo to showcase the speech to text feature, typing, word suggestions/corrections,...
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Nexus S gets Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich port

November 20, 2011

The Samsung Nexus S is scheduled to eventually get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich officially, but there’s a way to get an unofficial build sooner. Kwiboo, from XDA-Developers, has ported Ice Cream Sandwich to the Nexus S using the source code recently released by Google. While many features work well, it’s still far from...
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich ported to Galaxy S II (video)

November 18, 2011

Samsung already confirmed that their highly popular Galaxy S II smartphone will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. However, advanced users will likely want it sooner rather than later, so it’s encouraging to see an unofficial port already running on the device. The ICS build on the GS2 was compiled using the...
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Folders on Windows Phone 7 Start screen demoed (video)

October 24, 2011

Ever wish you could group shortcuts together and place them under a single folder tile on the Windows Phone 7 Start screen? That’s what the guys at WindowsPhoneHacker have accomplished for devices that are developer unlocked. The Folders application requires a Mango device that is developer unlocked. We also must note that the setup...
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Get Google Music 4.0.1 from Android Ice Cream Sandwich

October 7, 2011

Google Music 4.0.1, found on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has been ripped from the unreleased Samsung Nexus Prime (Galaxy Nexus) smartphone for all to download. The app seems to be completely redesigned with a new user interface, improved controls, and more options. Grab the Google Music 4.0.1 APK (multiupload) for your Android phone...
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Samsung Galaxy S II overclocked to 1.5GHz (video)

May 12, 2011

The Samsung Galaxy S II doesn’t need any help in the performance department, since it features a 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor out of the box. Tell that to coolbho3000 from XDA – he decided to overclock it anyway to a ridiculous 1.5GHz! So now we’ve seen the G2II go from 1GHz as originally planned...
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ASUS Transformer’s Water Live Wallpaper available for Motorola Xoom and other Android Honeycomb tablets (video)

May 1, 2011

The guys at XDA always come through in bringing us hot software from newly released Android devices. In this case, sano614 extracted the stock “My Water” Live Wallpaper and weather widget from the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, making them available for download for other Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets. In the video below, we show...
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Windows Phone Device Manager, TouchXperience released

April 19, 2011

Julien Schapman, notable Windows Mobile and now Windows Phone 7 hacker/developer, has released public betas for his WP7 homebrew apps: Windows Phone device manager and TouchXperience. Since they’re still classified as betas and because the homebrew world isn’t always the most stable, you’ll want to proceed with caution. If you haven’t heard of either...
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Desire HD gets first crack at leaked HTC Sensation ROM (update: now with video!)

April 15, 2011

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? The leaked HTC Sensation ROM from yesterday is now up and running on the older, but still relevant, HTC Desire HD. Granted, it’s nearly a test run and many things still don’t work yet. For example, if you’re brave enough to test the waters, you’ll be lacking...
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HTC Sensation Android ROM with Sense 3.0 leaked

April 14, 2011

The recently announced HTC Sensation Android smartphone has just been ceremoniously violated, as its guts (test) ROM, and goodies within, have just been leaked. This means development is likely underway on getting HTC Sense 3.0 to run on lesser spec’d HTC handsets, like the Thunderbolt, Inspire, and so on. What would you want from...
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Windows Phone 7 fast app switching hack demoed (video)

April 6, 2011

Jaxbot has developed a third party solution for fast app switching (essentially a task switcher) on Windows Phone 7. The video below shows the hack in action, and as you can see, it’s activated by half-pressing the camera key. This allows the user to pull up a preview panel of apps for quick switching....
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HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 caught running Android? (video)

April 6, 2011

We’re going to need the MythBusters team to look at this under a microscope to determine if it’s real or fake, but the video posted below appears to show an HTC HD7 running the Android OS with Sense. As you may or may not know, the HD7 is a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, which...
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