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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T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HTC Glacier) ROM Gets Leaked

Ok hackers and modders - time to start digging into yet another ROM! The T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HD) is still at least a few weeks away, but the signed ROM has already made its way onto the internet.

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Parlez-vous français? ¿Habla español? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Now You Can with Babylon2Go!

Babylon has become a trusted source for a quick translation need for the masses.  Whether it’s our 10AM Spanish class or that spur-of-the-moment dinner in Venice, we find ourselves needing to say something in a foreign language.  Online translators have been around since the internet ...

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Review: Samsung Fascinate

By now you’ve probably seen the reviews of the other Samsung Galaxy S phones — the Epic 4G, Captivate, or Vibrant– or at least gotten an idea of what Samsung’s trying to do with Android 2010.   Up until this now, the non-Droid Android offerings on Big Red’s network ...

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Samsung Transform to Run Stock Android, Sport a Full QWERTY?

We’ve uncovered some more info about the Samsung Transform, which was leaked last week and rumored to be headed to Sprint. A leaked Sprint training document shows that the Transform will be packing a nice 4-row QWERTY keyboard that looks very similar to that of the Epic 4G.

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Tim Riker’s Saygus Vphone Shown Off at the Big Android BBQ

Ever think how nice it would be if the engineers and handset manufacturers actually listened to the feedback of the Android community? Ever wonder what a truly “open” phone would look like? Well, look no further than Tim Riker (Saygus) because he wants to put the Saygus Vphone in ...

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has posted a fully-functioning release dated September 21st.  Features include a GPS fix, Media Hub, JIT Compiler, the B&N ...

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Droid 2 FM Radio Revealed

Didn’t know the Droid 2 had an FM Radio? Yeah, neither did we, but thanks to some clever folks over at XDA-Developers, you can now listen to your favorite radio stations at will.  As with most things like this, a bit of hacking and command line work is necessary,  but other than that it ...

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