Xperia X10 Gets Custom ROM With Stock Froyo [UPDATE]

This might be the perfect moments to sit down and sigh: “Finally…” After almost half a year of ridiculing Sony Ericsson for its hard-to-crack bootloader and speculating and dreaming about custom ROMs for the Xperia X10, it’s finally here. Some heroes on XDA have managed ...

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HTC Releases Source of Three Handsets

HTC has released the source code for the G2, MyTouch 4G and the Verizon Droid Incredible today in their Developer Center. The developing community will probably be very happy with those, making a good and stable root possible much easier. Please note: The source of the G2 is not meant for the ...

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sees Android Winning in the End

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.

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AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon team up to release the ISIS payment system!

Who watched Eric Schmidt yesterday as he waved around that unreleased phone? Yeah, it was running Gingerbread, but more importantly, it had NFC technology built in, and was demoed as that conference.

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Major Exploit in Google’s Android/PC Web Browsers!

IT Security-Researcher MJ Keith of Alert Logic has found an exploit in our beloved Android OS. This involves the use of an attack code “piggy backed” on a loading a web page. Once the attack code is on the host phone it allows “hacker” to run simple command line shell in the Android system.

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EVO 4G Sense ROMS Get Power Control Toggles

A little bit of CyanogenMod, XDA, some hard work by the Android Community and what do we get?  In one word, Awesomesauce!  This one is truly a piece of work.  After spending over 100 hours of time developing this port/mod, XDA user JsChiSurf has ported over the CyanogenMod Power Control Widget ...

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Theme Your CM6.1 With Dark Froyo On N1/EVO 4G

Most CyanogenMod users are aware about the extra customization ability we have on our devices. Well sometimes it just isn’t enough and so we go searching for themes.  I’ve come across a Dark Froyo theme on XDA that I felt was worthy of sharing.  It is developed by XDA user ...

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Official myTouch 3G Froyo Build Ported to the G1, Brings Life to a Legacy Android Device

Ah, the wonders of the XDA-Developer Forums! So much good talent among the developers there! One in particular, ezterry, has ported the myTouch 3G’s Froyo 2.2 update to the Godfather of Androids, the G1.Here is the good news: EVERYTHING WORKS! It is a stable port that has all of the ...

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HTC Drops Source for Desire Z, G2, and Incredible

Source. The final frontier. These are the voyages of the Root hungry, angry, wanting masses of the Android community. Sorry… I couldn’t help myself. I’m so tired of the saga that is permanent root on the G2, it hurts just to think about it. I love HTC, but the experience so ...

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Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Flash

About two weeks ago now, I upgraded my phone to the HTC Evo4G. I switched from what now feels like an ancient (and tiny) HTC Hero. And although I had Android 2.2 running on my rooted Hero, this phone feels like a completely new experience. Yes of course its way faster, and the screen is way ...

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Standing in awe – Recapping the Auction

Something really incredible has just happened. You probably already know parts of it. Heck, you might even know most of it. I haven’t been able to get it out of my head, I have barely slept. Such an amazing display of caring, of compassion, and of community… I feel it must be ...

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Sprint Samsung Epic 4G, Samsung Galaxy Tab to Get Sprint ID

Well folks, it appears that both the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Epic 4G will be receiving Sprint ID. Not sure how I feel about this, but I am sure most of you aren’t very happy .  To me this is kinda a big deal as Sprint once said that Sprint ID would only... Read More

Beta Test This! Itching Thumb Task Manager

Take an Android Task Manager and add a webOS look.  Mix them together and bake them for a few hours. What do you get?  A cool looking task manager named Itching Thumb. Basically it’s only a task manager, but it also has other great features such as live previews of running apps and ...

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Droid X, G2 get Overclocked

That’s right, the Motorola Droid X on Verizon and the HTC G2 on T-Mobile have both been over-clocked! Thanks to the guys over at XDA and Droid-Life, 2 of the premier devices for the Android community can now be taken to even greater potentials. From what we can tell, the Droid X has been ...

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Which Version of Android Should I Develop For? (Part 1)

Android has a whole lot of platform versions, splintering the market. For some developers it’s really hard to choose between compatibility and new features. Developing for Android 2.2 means that you’ve got lots of new and handy features, but there’s still a lot of phones with ...

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