HTC rumored as CyanogenMod’s official hardware partner

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UPDATE: Things are looking good for an OPPO announcement on September 23! New water cooler chatter suggests that CyanogenMod will tap HTC as the official OEM partner of the CM phone.  A member of Ruliweb forums posits that this deal, which is expected to wrap soon, can be pieced together by a ...

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CyanogenMod team announces monthly M-Series releases

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The CyanogenMod team recognizes that it’s tough to keep up with all of the nightly builds and rapid release of builds.  They also understand that if they don’t keep their foot on the gas with new releases, someone else is going to take their code and do it themselves. ...

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III to come in “developer edition” for $599, comes with unlockable bootloader

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Now that Verizon has admitted that their iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S III will come with a locked bootloader, there are a lot of users that are very upset… and for good reason. A locked bootloader means saying goodbye to most of the aspects of Android that give it the open source ...

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Modding Your New Galaxy Nexus: How To Change Softkeys

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When the Galaxy Nexus first debuted and announced that the device was doing away with the traditional physical keys, I was a bit skeptical. When I saw that they had completely shunned the search button, I was even more so. As someone who constantly uses that particular button, I was also ...

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Clockwork Mod developing a wired tether app for Android

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ClockWork Mod, well known for CWM Recovery on rooted devices, now has a wired tether app in the alpha stages. Most tethering apps require root, or for users to pay carriers for such a service. Clockwork Mod Tether works on unrooted Android phones, and uses a hard-to-detect method along with ...

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Android Caught Running On a Sony PRS-T1, No Angry Birds Support

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We’ve seen Android hacked and modified to do many cool things, but I’ve never seen it running on an E-Ink display with ADW Launcher. Until now. So how is Android on a E-Ink display? Well, buggy and slow, but oh-so awesome. Don’t get your hopes too high, as almost all the apps ...

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HTC Sense 3.5 Ported to Desire HD

A crafty member of XDA -developers has been able to get a working version of HTC Sense 3.5 running on the HTC Desire HD.  Things are still in early stages meaning that bugs might show up here. However, given a bit of time and feedback it won’t be long until there is a fully working... Read More

AndroidRTK Offering ROMs, Themes, and Kernels in One Handy Place

Listen up Android hackers and modders, we’ve got a new site for you to check out.  Last week AndroidRTK opened the doors to their all-in-one resource which supplies ROMs, Themes, and Kernels for you handsets.  The organization appears to be pretty straightforward in that you select the ...

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Kernel Update Utility Makes Flashing Kernels Easier

We've got some good news for notorious kernel flashers and the ones who just started flashing. XDA-member jkoljo has made a Windows tool that makes all the command-line stuff superfluous.

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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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CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC-1 Available!

CyanogenMod owners rejoice! An update is available for the CM6 has gone live!

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Rooted Users & System Apps: What To Do When They Get Updated

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding what to do when system apps get updated while using a custom ROM. Recently Google's Youtube app was updated with a slick new version, but many people on XDA forums & other similar communities are having issues with their rooted devices.

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Diggin’ the Latest CM6 Nightly Build for the EVO 4G (FM Radio!)

Just a quick note for you fellow Cyanogen followers, and to those who may not be aware. The latest Nightly Builds of the CyanogenMod rom for the HTC EVO 4G are going through some very exciting changes!

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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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Overclock Your Nexus One 1.113GHz

So you’ve got the latest superphone from Google and for some strange reason, that 1GHz Snapdragon processor just isn’t fast enough.  What’s an AndroidGuy to do?  Overclock it yo!  One of the guys over at XDA Developers, persiansown, has found a way to overclock his Nexus One ...

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