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Mandrake Linux creator working on new fork of Android without Google services and apps

Once upon a time, Cyanogen Inc. partnered up with smartphone manufacturer BLU for a phone that should have landed on the market without any...

AsteroidOS wants to breathe new life into your Android Wear smartwatch

2016 hasn’t been too kind to wearables. Customers are slowly but surely losing interest in this category, which showed so much promise a few...

How to survive Android without Google: the FOSS version

Last month, we showed you how to use Android without Google using custom ROMs and third-party apps. In this article, we'll give you the...

3D Robotics announces Android flight control app

It's amazing how just a few years ago Android was but a gleam in the eye of Google.  Today Android can be found in...

Google’s Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: Don’t start nothin’, there won’t be nothin’

Google today announced that it won't actively sue any users, developers, or other companies using code with  Google's patents "unless first attacked." In other words,...

Xiaomi makes MIUI ROM and Applications Open Source

Xiaomi is a Chinese tech company most notably known for its MIUI version of Android. MIUI is based on Android v2.3.7 and CyanogenMod v7...

Samsung Releases Source Code to Epic 4G Touch

That didn't take very long, did it?  Samsung has already released the source code to their brand spankin' new Epic 4G Touch (Sprint), giving...

Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and "willy-nilly" customization doesn't slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives...

Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes...

Fan Made Android Commercial Celebrates its Openness [VIDEO]

A short commercial about Android that celebrates the fact that the OS is Open Source

Samsung Releases Source Code for Galaxy Tabs

Samsung released the open source code of their Galaxy Tab OS to any and all interested parties to grab.

New SDK from Liquidware Offers New Hardware Possibilities!

Amidst the talk of dishwashers, soap dispensers, tongue depressors, and who knows what else running Android, there seems to be a genuine ignorance for the...

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.

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...

Dell Working to Comply With Open-Source Standards with the Streak.

Looks like Dell is going to listen to it's user base who have been giving the computer giant static for the fact that their...