Hands on with the Gingerbread Keyboard!

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 not even leaving that one open to opinion, as far as I am concerned it’s fact. When I saw that Gingerbread was coming 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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CyanogenMod6 RC2 is out!

Cyanogen has released CM6 RC2 for the Dream (G1) and Sapphire (MyTouch 3G). This is the second experimental version of the ever-popular CM6 ROM. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, CM6 is a Froyo ROM built by Cyanogen and Team Douche for your enjoyment. Thanks ...

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Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited to 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes while last year’s HTC Hero was able to hit 54fps.  While this... ...

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Cyanogen “Whips Up” Multitouch for Nexus One

One of the most popular Android hackers has just made one the most popular Android handsets a touch* better.  Steve Kondik, better known as Cyanogen, has figured out how to implement multi-touch into the web browser of the Nexus One.  If you’re among the 20,000 or so people who have a ...

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Is Rooting Overrated?

UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, it might have been more appropriate to title this piece “Are Custom ROMs Overrated” instead.  We hope you will sting the piece enjoyable nonetheless. I decided some time ago that I would root my phone after an app came in the market ...

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