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Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gingerbread… via Cyanogen 7

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After seeing the wonders of Honeycomb running on the Nook Color, this news probably comes as a bit of a disappointment for Galaxy Tab owners, but luckily Cyanogen knows how to build quality ROMs. The trouble is,…

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Video of Honeycomb on the Nook Color

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I have to say up front, the guys at xda are my heroes. Regardless of how much I love Android, I am constantly amazed at what the xda guys pull off, and how quickly. The timeline goes like this: January 26th – Go…

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Samsung Galaxy S gets quick Gingerbread port thanks to Nexus S

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Now that Google has released the Android 2.3 source code, we’ll in all probability see the first proper and fully functional Gingerbread ROMs for a wide range of devices before long. Numerous developers have a…

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Gingerbread ROMs Already Made for Eris and Evo

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It never takes the guys over at XDA very long, does it? First, we saw the Gingerbread keyboard pulled out and packaged for rooted phones. Now, we’re already getting Gingerbread ROMS coming out. Keep in mi…

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Android Hacks

Nook Color gets rooted, shows off Angry Birds and LauncherPro

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In his review of Barnes & Noble’s e-reader Nook Color, Andrew mentioned that eventual root access perhaps could provide the somewhat limited tablet with extra functionality. Thanks to the industrious a…

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Not so fast G2; myTouch 4G gains “permanent” root too

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And just as the G2 gained a permanent root earlier today, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G was not far behind it. So, this will of course open the floodgates for modders, ROM cookers, and other hackery to take place on one o…

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Android Apps

FrameMe: a customizable 1×1 picture frame widget [App Reviews]

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Do you enjoy having photos on your homescreen of loved ones or just of something that puts a smile on your face, but you don’t like the look and large size of the default Android picture frame widget? Then you shoul…

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New HTC Sense is already being ported to other HTC devices; UPDATE: ROM for Motorola Milestone now available

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Good news for all those who hoped for a quick port of the new HTC Sense interface to other HTC handsets: the ROM from the just-announced HTC Desire HD got dumped a few days ago courtesy of xda member dealer75, and th…

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Final version of XDAndroid released: a Froyo port for Windows Mobile devices

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A month ago we did a comprehensive tutorial on getting Android to run on Windows Mobile devices. If you got an old WinMo phone lying around that you no longer use, you can probably have some experimental fun with i…

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How to get a shorter list of widgets (root only)

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A strongpoint of HTC’s widgets is that no unnecessary entries are created in the widget list since you simply pick the widget you want to add and then get to choose from the various available styles. But as we all k…

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