[Guide] Cracked Screen? Give that beast new %u2026 | Sony Xperia Z Ultra | XDA Forums. Don't throw away that old Android phone or tablet with a cracked screen. There's life in the old computer yet. In fact, if you follow the steps in this how to from XDA Developers, you might find you are using the old phone or tablet more now than when it was new. Call it Android TV or Roku or whatever, your old broken screen still covers a competent computer that can connect to your big screen TV and, with remote control software, you have a media center for the price of a cable. Enjoy.