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Sidebar Launcher keeps your favorite actions just a swipe away

There will always be times when you wished you had almost instant access to an app shortcut, setting, or other functionality wherever you are,...

Sony Xperia Z2 features being ported to other Xperia devices

The new Xperia Z2 has quite a few features we like, and it seems as though they’re being pushed to other Xperia devices as...

Nokia Store Android app unofficially available for sideloading

Those rooting for Nokia's new Android romance might be happy to know that they can now install the Nokia Store app on their devices....

Motorola XOOM surprised with an unofficial Android 4.4 birthday gift

Insert your favorite clichéd idiom here, but the Motorola XOOM is just one device that refuses to die. Just days before it enters its...

Android 4.4 custom ROM breathes new life into the Nexus One

Google may have promised buttery and svelte performance from Android 4.4 even on low-end devices, but it has left its own old Nexus smartphones...

Android 4.4 unofficial build arrives on the LG Optimus G

Although Android 4.4 is now out, only the newly launched Nexus 5 officially has this latest Android version. That, of course, hasn't stopped the...

APPoint lets you quickly launch apps from any screen

Just when you thought you had your fill of multitasking utilities for the day, XDA hits you again with another power tool. This time,...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gains KNOX-friendly rooting method

Samsung's latest S Pen phablet may be a wonderful device, but the Galaxy Note 3 has also been shrouded in controversy, some of which...

Android APKTool v2 goes out with user friendly changes and under the hood overhaul

XDA Developers has just announced the availability of a new version of the Android APKTool. This software, which is used for decompiling and recompiling...

GALAXY S 4 rooted before release, Octa-core only for now

While the Samsung GALAXY S 4 flagship smartphone is up for pre-order in a few select markets, it's still not available to the public....

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.2 update is real, hits test devices

Last week reports surfaced from Verizon's official Twitter account that an update for the Galaxy Nexus was in the works and coming soon. Like...

Get a taste of Ubuntu Phone OS early with Ubuntu Phone Experience

The developers from Ubuntu have been busy lately building an all new Ubuntu Phone OS that aims to take Android and other smartphones to...