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Sep 4, 2010, 1:13 PM


does anybody know any good first person shooter apps? other than doom?

Aug 27, 2010, 10:10 AM

My Apps (complete list)

HTC Hero (rooted) running CyanogenMod FroYo 2.2

Adblock Plus 1.0 (mobi.mgeek.AdBlocker)

Advanced Bill Splitter 1.2 (com.theyellowswitch.advancedbillsplitter)

ADW.Launcher 1.1.4 standalone (org.adw.launcher)

ADW.Theme.One 1.0 (

ADWTheme - Alt Dark Free (net.roberj13.alternatedark)

Album Art Grabber 1.1.5 (

and Battleship 1.19 (com.finnote.battleship)


AndroZip 1.0.1 (com.agilesoftresource)

aNetShare 2.30 (tw.mawa.jasoncheng.aNetShare)

Aquarium Free 1.85 (Better Motorola Droid
performance) (fishnoodle.aquarium_free)

Assistant 1.4 (

Audible 1.0.1 (
4 replies

Jul 31, 2010, 12:46 PM

Rooted Hero

I just hopped online and rooted my Hero. Best choice I ever made with this phone. Overclocked to 768 MHz and custom Fresh toast ROM. Fast, Clean background and best thing free wifi tether. If anyone is thinking of rooting there phone I would suggest to do it just from experience of stock ROM and custom rooted ROM.
4 replies

Aug 22, 2010, 4:54 PM

Moto Droid w/ 2.2 update having problems

Anyone having problems since updating to 2.2 via OTA? I noticed a lag switching from app to app. I also have a shorter battery life. That's all I've noticed so far. Anyone else?
1 replies

Apr 14, 2010, 3:54 PM


Smile I know/have heard there is an app for it to be used as a modem but what is the name of it. Me and my cousin are looking for it on her phone. And we do not see it. Does anyone know?
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Aug 20, 2010, 2:28 PM


My original droid A8555 or whatever it is, is now updated to 2.2. Where can I find the flash player? Am I missing it in the app store? Could someone walk me through it?
1 replies

Aug 21, 2010, 8:25 AM


Anyone have a date when the incredible might be getting 2.2?

Aug 20, 2010, 2:29 PM

Incredible Rooting?

What does rooting a phone do? For instance, I have the Droid Incredible and I am wondering what it does when rooted compared to when it isn't? I have seen the word alot and have never taken the time to ask until now.
7 replies

Aug 20, 2010, 9:08 AM

Yet another App thread.

It's been a while, and at the rate that new/altered apps come out, I'd like to see what everyone is using.

Alchemy - a friend of mine showed me this game yesterday, and I'm pretty well addicted.

NESoid - working on Earthbound Zero, probably the best unreleased NES game ever.

MLB At Bat 2010 - okay, so the Indians won't make it to the post season. that doesn't mean I won't follow.

Foursquare - I've reached Super Mayor status. I must use it a lot...

Retro Camera - I really like the filters on this one. I've been taking a lot of Polaroids...

Pandora - still my default music app

Aug 12, 2010, 2:43 PM

What is the difference

Between Android 2.1 and 2.2 excatly?
3 replies

Aug 17, 2010, 6:09 PM

Easy Root

UniversalAndroot 1.6.1

APK you can download and run on your phone to easily root your phone. You can find the APK on the XDA developers forum. Make sure you have the allow non-market apps checked on your phone. It has a full listing of phones it works on. I have personally tested it on HTC Hero CDMA 2.1 running .6 software update, droid on 2.1, droid x on 2.1 and confirmed it does indeed work. I also tried on a EVO 4G running 2.2 and a droid incredible 2.1 and it failed (check XDA for more detailed info).

This will root the phone and allow rooted apps to work. In order to flash customer ROMs, you will still need to flash a recovery (should be able to do so using ROM Manager from the market).
1 replies

Aug 13, 2010, 1:20 PM

Moxier Wallet Now Encrypts Sensitive Data on Android Smartphones and Provides Multi-platform Syncing

Cool Dear Android Fans,

The wait is over! Moxier Wallet for Android is now officially available at the Android Market.

Moxier Wallet is a secure personal information vault for managing and storing important frequently used information such as financial data, prescription and health info, vehicle and product data, as well as website logins and passwords. Featuring easy-to-use software, customizable settings, powerful encryption technology, and automatic multi-platform synchronization capabilities (Android/PC/Mac/iPhone); Moxier Wallet secures sensitive information and makes it more available.

Moxier Wallet Key Features
• Simplified management of sensitive data such as credit card & bank account info, passwords, passport numbers...

Aug 10, 2010, 8:52 PM

Data corruption

Overloaded my MYTOUCH 3G Slide with too many txts. Followed the advice of a customer rep and did a factory reset.

Now my phone won't save contacts, delete txts, and runs slower than ever. It also erased contacts from my phone and wouldn't load from my SIM.

I tried to put my SIM in another phone (MOTO Cliq) and was able to recover my contacts from SIM. Put it back in my phone: Nothing.

Any suggestions?
1 replies

Aug 12, 2010, 4:53 PM

Help with my galaxy S captivate phone.

Hey guys, I already rooted this thing running android 2.1 but i want to over clock the hummingbird using an overclock option that tells me to input the highest and lowest Mhz and I don't know what the highest and lowest would be. Cant find it online either. Any help??????????

Aug 3, 2010, 10:10 PM


Can anybody develop for the Android OS as you can for Blackberry and iPhone? If so, how difficult is it?
1 replies

Jul 30, 2010, 4:29 PM

Owner information- This phone belongs to- SAMSUNG ACCLAIM


When the Samsung r880 Acclaim is locked (or times out) it says the time the date and then it says


I cannot find a place to edit the information that shows there, where do i input the name? So the phone displays


Any help?

Jul 30, 2010, 2:27 PM


Does anyone know what the start date of the Android os was? Maybe even an anoucment of when it was first announced?

Jul 29, 2010, 8:42 PM

HTC Evo 4G Getting Android 2.2 FroYo on August 3

Drooling Thats awesome!! Surprised

Jul 28, 2010, 5:43 PM


I do social networking a lot and I am wondering on the speed (processor wise as well as network) of the Devour. Is it even close to the 1Ghz processor?
2 replies

Jul 20, 2010, 2:36 PM

Android vs I Phone

To me at least,I've noticed that people seem to be making a bigger deal about Android over the I Phone. What does anyone else think? Eh?
6 replies

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