Last night, we posted about the fact that we should be seeing a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung. Now, Google has officially made the announcement that, yes, this is true. It’s been dubbed the “Google Edition” of the GS4, and is …
At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major …
The hottest, newest version of our favorite mobile platform is starting to trickle out today as Android 4.1.2 makes its way into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). What’s new? Not much, really. No, we mean it. According to the details we’ve come across, it’s still …
A lot of users have been asking Sprint about their support (or lack thereof) for the Galaxy Nexus in AOSP. Sprint has responded to those inquiries, and, in the process, has managed to make quite a few users quite upset. The name of the …
Jean-Baptiste Queru has announced that Android’s latest version, 4.1 Jelly Bean, has been released to the Android Open Source Project. This is a major step for JB, and it allows anyone to get their hands on the source code and compile 4.1 into their own …
Epic 4G Touch (Sprint’s Galaxy SII) owners will be happy to see a public release of CyanogenMod v9. As many of you may be aware, CM9 is a custom version of Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The idea of motion control is nothing new. The idea of motion control on Android? Well, that’s a bit of a different story. Using a projector, a Galaxy Nexus, a Kinect attached to a PC, some software (Simple-Kinect-Touch 2.0), and an AOSP ROM, this is …
Sunday, April 10th marked the day of the Stable release of CyanogenMod v7.0.0. This release has made a huge splash in the Android community already. According to the CyanogenMod statistics page there are over 100k unique installs across the many devices supported by CM7. The …
It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository. Al Sutton was recently digging through the manifests where he found references to Renderscript as well as a few new build …
With over 21,000 registered devices using CyanogenMod v7 RCs or Nightly Builds, it’s typically a very exciting moment when a new milestone is reached. Though most users that flash their device on a daily basis realize that an RC is simply another nightly build, there …
Team Douche strikes again! Yesterday, a post on cyanogenmod.com announced the roll out of the infamous nightly builds, which are all based upon the newest version of the mod, Cyanogenmod 7 (CM7).
No, you can’t have Gingerbread on your Xperia X10 yet and it’ll probably take a long time before you can, but you can apply a custom ROM with a Gingerbread theme. I’ve made a mod of the AOSP ROM we’ve talked about earlier to make it look like Gingerbread.
Promised just two days ago, the Android 2.3 code is already being pushed into the Android Open Source Project. As we mentioned, this might not mean a hill of beans to Joe Schmoe types, but the hacking community is more than likely poppin’ bottles already.
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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