Cook Your Own Theme in the Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen

Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing.  The problem is you just don’t have any serious coding experience.  What does one do?  For starters, you might want to check out the ...

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Motorola Jumps on the Unlocked Bootloader Bandwagon

Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later this year. Motorola’s statement comes in response to Australian Atrix owner ...

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Get the Optimus 2X Clock/Weather Widget on Your Phone

The folks over at GetAndroidStuff have managed to grab the Daily Briefing widget from the new LG Optimus 2X. This widget displays a clock, weather, news, and your day’s schedule. LG has really found what the people like with this widget. When many users get an Android device, they look ...

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader, unless if Google would require it specifically — which is a small chance. The same source says about the bootloader ...

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HTC Sensation ROM Leaks, Features Sense 3.0

Bummed when you heard the news that your HTC handset wouldn’t see the newest version of Sense UI?  Chin up little fella.  Hackers and modders have your back.  Even though the Sensation is at least a few weeks off, a test build of the handsets ROM has landed online.  And, as the headline ...

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Gingerbread Rolling out to Droid X

If you’re a Droid X owner pining for some Gingerbread and haven’t availed yourself of the recent leaked builds, it looks like your wait may soon be over: Android 2.3 is rolling out OTA right now.

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HTC EVO 4G and HTC Thunderbolt Receiving Gingerbread by End of Q2?

HTC is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world and they are offering some amazing devices, especially in the USA.  Recently at CES, Verizon Wireless officially announced their first ever 4G LTE device which is also made by HTC and it’s known as the HTC Thunderbolt. A pretty ...

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CyanogenMod 7 Released

The release version of CyanogenMod 7, the Gingerbread-based version of the popular custom ROM available for more than two dozen devices, is available tonight, after iterating through four release candidates over the past couple of months.

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CyanogenMod Rebranded as TehDuckUberDistro After Cyanogen Leaves Team

We just got word from one of our super secret sources* (Hi Benji!) who tipped us off to a new build for your rooted handsets.  It’s called TehDuckUberDistro and it only comes about because Cyanogen has decided to leave Android.  Wait?  The head guy behind the massively popular ROM is out? ...

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Review: PowerSkin Cases

Last week, we talked about the release of the PowerSkin Cases, which are cases that include a backup battery, designed specifically for various Android phones.  I had the opportunity to get my hands on one of these cases for the HTC Glacier/MyTouch 4G, and decided to do a few tests to see how ...

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After More Than a Year of Waiting, SPB Shell 3D Arrives

More than a year after we first saw SPB demonstrate their Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android, we finally get to download it on our phones.  Renamed SPB Shell 3D, it looks and feels nearly identical to the video footage from last year’s Mobile World Congress debut.

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp March 20 – 26

Join me as I cover all the news we reported on AndroidGuys from March 20th to March 26th!

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Android, FTW!

Two weeks ago I purchased my wife an iPhone 4 to get her to send/receive text messages  (my new toy by proxy) and I got me a couple of Palm Pre’s via craigslist, as I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for webOS’ coming out party with the just announced HP Pre... Read More

NOOK Color To Get App Store and Flash In April

It looks like NOOK Color users will soon have less of an incentive to root their devices. Come April, the NOOK is about to change in a pretty significant way. In addition to adding Adobe Flash support, there will be an official Barnes & Noble NOOK Store for various types of apps (Angry ...

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RadioShack Offering Trade In Credit on New Android Handsets

If you are in the market to upgrade your device, and want a nice incentive to do so, RadioShack is offering some trade-in deals that may make your decision a little easier to make, or at least satisfy your spouse that you really do need a new handset and it won’t break the bank.  Check... ...

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