The news of Gingerbread coming to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) might not mean much to the typical Android user, but the hacking community knows exactly what it implies.
The Gingerbread source hasn’t even been released yet, and people are already trying to get Gingerbread on their devices. To make clear which devices are supported by certain ROMs, XDA-developers has made a list of working ROMs. Because they’re just ripped off the emulator, don’t expect even the basic stuff to work well, but you can play with it to see what the Gingerbread UI is like. Besides, new stuff is always cool to test, right?
You can go ahead and put away the pitchforks and torches. After putting a scare into folks earlier in the week with talks of hardware requirements, the handset maker has
Modaco’s Paul O’Brien has extracted the Gingerbread launcher out of the emulator ROM and made it available for all devices running Froyo. Combined with the Gingerbread-keyboard, this can give you a bit of an impression what Gingerbread is like.
In the wonderful world of XDA there are many developers working towards getting the most out of their device. In this spotlight, I’d like to highlight a specific dev/themer who
We’ve seen our share of corporate speak and PR mumbo jumbo before but Samsung might have just become the current king. When asked by Pocket-Lint whether or not the Galaxy S would see Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’, the handset maker replied with a very vague, albeit technical technical sounding answer. After reading the entire response a few times, the best we can gather is that they are still looking into the matter.
LG seems to be back in town with a whole lot of new Androids, and we have to say, impressive ones. Now they are about to launch their first Android phone sporting a dual core processor.
It was rumored as far back as June that Android 2.3/Gingerbread would require specific hardware. If you recall, Eldar Murtazin was the one who first made reference to the idea
The most common question we’ve fielded in the 24 hours since Android 2.3 was announced is, “When is my phone getting Gingerbread?” With only the Nexus S launching with the latest build of Android, users of all other handsets are going to want to know if, and when, their respective phone will see 2.3 rolled out.
Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a
Today is the big day. Android is growing up fast and Gingerbread brings a whole lot of juicy features for users, but what does this new platform mean for developers? Good question, let’s dig some.
I don’t think I can appropriately describe how much work it would take to pull me away from Swype. One handed, there is no better way to type. Period. I’m
Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.
The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this – Was it worth the wait?
With the official release of Gingerbread, everyone is buzzing about the new Nexus S. TechCrunch has been fortunate enough to have already had the opportunity to play around with the