Devs Manage to Get Ubuntu on HTC HD2

Ahh, the wonderful world of hacking, where it seems that nearly anything is possible. It is in this realm of modding and rooting that some talented developers have reached a major breakthrough in their quest to get Android running on HTC’s 4-inch Windows Mobile monster. XDA user dcordes, ...

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Droid X’s MultiTouch Keyboard Ported to all 2.1 Phones

Within a few hours of the availability of the Droid X dump, someone over at  XDA- developers was able to port the new multitouch keyboard to all phones. Since Droid X runs Android 2.1 currently, some Froyo users have reported various issues including force close. One of the greatest things ...

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New Release of UnrEVOked Supports Droid Incredible, HTC EVO, and HTC Desire

Interested in rooting your EVO, Droid Incredible, or HTC Desire?  Well, if the answer to that question is yes, you are going to very happy.  The geniuses behind UnrEVOked, the simple HTC EVO rooting tool, have upgraded their root method to now support the Desire and Droid Incredible as well! ...

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Official Froyo on G1 Could Happen

Tucked in the middle of yesterday’s news of Android 2.2 code being dropped into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was a glimmer of hope for G1 owners.  According to Android developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google has restructured the source tree to help device manufacturers to use ...

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New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection of about 45%.  This is most likely reflected by all the handsets we have seen get an update, and perhaps the ...

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Adobe Flash 10.1 Ported to HTC EVO 4G

The boys over at XDA-Developers have done it again! Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android has been ported to the HTC EVO 4G!  The best thing about this mod is that it will allow Flash to run on Android 2.1 with no root access required!  We should mention that it is not nearly as fluid as... Read More

Sony Ericsson Formally Announces Xperia X8

Sony Ericsson’s “Shakira” has has gone from rumored to official in under two weeks. The company has officially announced their next Android handset, the Xperia X8. As most predicted, the X8 falls neatly in the middle between the X10 and X10 Mini series. Sony Ericsson pegs the ...

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Android’s Malware Potential

With our smartphones getting more advanced every month it seems, the question has to be asked, can Android phones be used against their owners through some sort of malware or hack? The short answer is yes, in theory, according to an Information Week posting talking about the upcoming Def Con ...

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HTC Announced Release of 2.1 for GSM Hero

The long, way too long, wait for HTC GSM Hero users should be over soon. HTC Taiwan announced the release of 2.1 for this phone via their Plurk account. So… it should start today.  The CDMA version got the update just a couple of weeks ago but HTC has been pushing and pushing the GSM ...

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Manually Update Your Nexus One To Android 2.2 Froyo!

FroYo (Android 2.2) is now available to download for Nexus One owners. First impression, this thing is FAST. Just navigating around the menus, this thing is “Wickid Fast” (as Ray would say)! I can’t recall when an update had this much impact on Android’s UI.

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Most 2010 HTC Android Phones to See Froyo Upgrade

Wondering if your new HTC Desire will be getting Android 2.2? Yeah, so are we!  Well, according to HTC if your Android handset was made in 2010, it has a very good chance of seeing the Froyo upgrade (yay!).  The Desire, Droid Incredible, My Touch Slide, HTC Legend, as well as future models are ...

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Google Says Froyo Technically Possible on G1

If you are still rocking a G1 handset, you are probably used to hearing “NO SOUP FOR YOU!” when it comes to getting an update for your “ancient” phone.  You have probably already either rooted and used Cyanogen, or you have been waiting patiently with your stock device, ...

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Tethering with PDANet

When I did my initial research to decide whether or not to move from my Blackberry to an Android device I was concerned with all of the discussion of tethering – or rather the lack of tethering support – for Android devices.  I didn’t want to root my phone and wanted to simply ...

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USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just earlier this week we learned that Froyo is ridiculous fast.  Does it get better?  You bet. Take a ...

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Join Android Forums – Take Your Experience to The Next Level

Alright, so you have the Android phone – and you kind of know how to use it – but what’s next? If you really LOVE Android, like many of us, it’s time to join a community and expand your knowledge! The Android community has quite a large following, in fact if you were to combine all... Read More