The days when hackers and developers beat manufacturers to the punch with software updates are back again. Earlier this week, the source code for Ice Cream Sandwich was released, starting the countdown to custom ROMs on devices everywhere. It’s only been four days since that release, and there are some popular phones already being treated to their first helping of Android 4.0′s cold, creamy goodness.
The Samsung Galaxy S II, currently one of the most popular smartphones in existence, is one of first devices to receive an almost fully functioning AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich port. WiFi and Bluetooth still haven’t been figured out on the Galaxy S II, but fixes should be along very shortly. My guess is that before the end of the year, Galaxy S II owners will have several different Ice Cream Sandwich based ROMs to choose from.
Along with the GSII, the LG Optimus 3D has also been treated with an ICS port. Not much is known on the status of the Optimus 3D ROM, but judging by the performance in the video below, things are well on their way to being fully functional.
Of course the Galaxy S II and Optimus 3D are just two devices out of many that have semi-functioning Android 4.0 ports already. If you’re into hacking and modding, and your device already has an ICS ROM to call its own, be sure to share it in the comments below.