EVO 4G Sense ROMS Get Power Control Toggles

A little bit of CyanogenMod, XDA, some hard work by the Android Community and what do we get?  In one word, Awesomesauce!  This one is truly a piece of work.  After spending over 100 hours of time developing this port/mod, XDA user JsChiSurf has ported over the CyanogenMod Power Control Widget ...

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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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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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HTC Lexikon Headed to Verizon? Is This a Leaked ROM?

It was just over a month ago when we first learned of the existence of a new HTC device, the Lexikon.  Hitting the internet along with the HTC Bee, we got our first glimpse at its supposed specs.  A primer for those who missed it or forgot: The sliding QWERTY featured a MSM7630 Snapdragon ...

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Samsung Releases Fascinate Source Code into the Wild

It's becoming increasingly common for a hardware manufacturer to release the source code to their handsets. HTC does it all the time, most recently with their Droid Incredible and EVO 4G. Samsung has done exactly that with their new Fascinate handset from Verizon.

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Stable Version of CyanogenMod 6 Now Available for Download

Great news! CyanogenMod 6 is now “stable” and available for download!  For most phones, you’ll need access to the root and boot-loader.  If you are a first-timer, make sure to head over the Cyanogen’s site for full directions as you could brick your phone if you are not ...

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HTC Releases Source Code for Droid Incredible, EVO 4G

Today brings welcome news to Droid Incredible and EVO 4G owners who like to dabble in rooting and ROM-flashing.  HTC has released the source code for the two popular super phones, undoubtedly leading to some great new looking builds.  While this doesn’t mean much to the average Android ...

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Site that Collects and Distributes “Official Samsung Firmware” Promises Froyo Firmware ROM for Galaxy S Tomorrow

A website called SamsungFirmwares is promising the release of an official Froyo ROM designed for the Samsung i9000 Galaxy S handset.  Before you Vibrant and Captivate owners go running off to download the file for yourself, you should know that this won’t work.  The i9000 is a completely ...

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Motorola Cliq Gets Android 2.1, Sorta

The Motorola Cliq has gotten some Android 2.1 love sooner than we thought. According to an anonymous tipster, there’s a leaked ROM floating around out there that appears to be an official T-Mobile 2.1 ROM. No, they’re not releasing 2.1 OTA just yet, but an August time-line seems to ...

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Geeks’Phone’s CCR Program: a Real Open Source Phone

Each time a new Android phone is released, groups of power users will try to improve it by digging into Android source code and by cooking ROMs. The path they choose is not easy: They have to do guesswork or reverse engineering and often they are stopped in their attempts by hardware ...

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Froyo-based CyanogenMod-6 Experimental Builds Hopefully by this Weekend

The reliable folks involved with the popular Cyanogenmod seem to be almost ready to push out another ROM update.  This one will be the much anticipated Froyo (Android 2.2) release.  An experimental build for the Nexus One was pushed out midweek, but the MyTouch Slide, G1/Dream, Desire, ...

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Cyanogen Mod 6 Coming to Handful of Phones

According to a June 23rd Tweet by cyanogen, his infamous ROM v.6 is targeting the Nexus One (which seems to be his favorite since its release), the Verizon Droid, the HTC Dream, Magic, and Desire, as well as the HTC EVO4G by Sprint.  He later tweeted the Hero would get some love too. Have ...

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Load HTC Desire ROM onto Your (Rooted) Nexus One

Just a few days ago we reported on Paul O’Brien and his loading of the brand new HTC Desire ROM onto his rooted Nexus One.  At the time, he was keeping the ROM to himself as it appeared to have a watermark on it. Not anymore! Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's... Read More

Future of Community (Android) ROM development

Paul O’Brien (Founder of MoDaCo) announced today a new and exiting way to get the MoDaCo Custom ROM. The Hero Kitchen will let you select what you want or not want in your ROM. For example, if you don’t use HTC Footprints, why letting it use space in your memory. In the past, it ...

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