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Android Hacks

Will my phone get Ice Cream Sandwich through CM9? Here’s a chart to guess

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Since Android phone makers started confirming which phones will be updated to Android 4.0 – whether by directly naming them or through unwittingly confirming by saying nothing – people have tur…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod 9 pre-alpha released for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi version

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The leader and namesake of CyanogenMod has announced the availability of a pre-alpha version of CM9 for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi only model. The software is meant only to be a preview of what’s to come; ho…

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Samsung

Samsung hires CyanogenMod founder; CyanogenMod will continue on

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While the tech community was still buzzing from the news that Google plans to acquire Motorola for $12.5 billion, another important but less expensive business relationship was revealed last night. Steve Ko…

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ROMs

myn’s TwoPointTwo just makes Sense [ROM Reviews]

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In the past month, I’ve shown video reviews for several apps and wallpapers, but viewers seem to be more interested in learning about the slick elements of the ROM shown in those videos. From the all-blac…

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Android News

Gingerbread Comes to the Nexus One… Unofficially… And without Google Apps

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Normally, you would think it reasonable to assume that when a new version of the Android OS drops, it would come to the blessed Google phones first, and quickly. It seems the Nexus One doesn’t fall into eit…

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Sprint

Sprint: leaked Epic Froyo ROM just a test build, real thing coming soon

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Samsung Epic 4G users were excited to come across a Froyo-based ROM for their phone that leaked over the weekend. As I originally suspected, that ROM was just an internal test build that was leaked to the public,…

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Android Hacks

New CyanogenMod 6 release canidates make their way to your rooted HTCs and DROIDs

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If you have rooted an Android phone in the past or have one in your possession now you have probably heard of the infamous CyanogenMod ROM. CyanogenMod is based off of the stock Android operating system allowing…

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Android News

CyanogenMod6 will unlock the HTC EVO 4G’s full potential

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Cyanogen’s name carries weight in the Android ROM community, and for good reason. Thanks to the help of his clever band of hackers nicknamed “Team Douche,” their custom versions of Androi…

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Android Phones

Motorola Droid X bootloader locked, potential for custom ROM’s looks bad

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It looks like those hoping to pick up a Droid X later in the week and proceed to install custom ROM’s are going to be meet with some disappointment. The latest chatter is that the bootloader, which is requir…

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Uncategorized

Google open-sources Froyo to the delight of Android hackers and root users

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Though the Motorola Droid X took centerstage at Verizon’s press event today, Google took the time to announce that it has open-sourced Froyo, the newest version of Android. Google partners/phone make…

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Android News

ROM distributor claims HTC is shutting him down

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HTC devices are among the most popular in the phone hacking/modding community. You can go to many websites/ forums to get your custom ROM fix for Android or Windows Mobile and gain access to plenty of features or…

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Android Hacks

Get Android 2.2 for your Motorola DROID right now

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So, you bought the DROID because it was a “Google Experience” device, huh? Not really getting the same type of “Google Experience” that the chosen Nexus One is with the upgrade to And…

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Android 2.1 with Sense UI leaks out for the Droid, Droid Eris

Android OS

Android 2.1 with Sense UI leaks out for the Droid, Droid Eris

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Those using either the Motorola Droid or the HTC Droid Eris can go ahead and upgrade to Android 2.1 if they want. Of course there is a big catch that comes along with that statement. This is an unofficial upgrade pa…

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App Review: The “Oid” NES, SNES, and Genesis suite is almost classic

Android Games

App Review: The “Oid” NES, SNES, and Genesis suite is almost classic

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Retro gaming on Android is something that many might hold dear. It is a welcome dose of nostalgia to play Nintendo games on Android or play Sega Genesis games on Android. And while technology may have made video g…

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Video demonstration: Kidd GBC (Gameboy Color) emulator for Android

Android Apps

Video demonstration: Kidd GBC (Gameboy Color) emulator for Android

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TeraGadges has released and updated version of Kidd GBC for Android. In the past there have been other Gameboy emulators in the market, but this seems to be the best to date. In the video, Kidd GBC was described as…

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