When it comes to alternative software for your Android device, CyanogenMod is still the cream of the crop. Over the weekend, the first semi-stable builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 were made available for select devices, giving us an idea of just how far CyanogenMod 10.1 is into development.
With the release of CyanogenMod 10.1 Milestone 1, ... Read More »
The Nexus 7 is a very capable little device. With a little tinkering, it is capable of running MIUI, a highly customized version of Android that takes after iOS, Ubuntu, and coming soon, Chromium OS.
Android developer Hexxeh has posted a video on his blog proving that he has Chromium OS, the open ... Read More »
When it comes to the wide world of custom third-party Android firmwares, three names have been established as the crème de la crème: CyanogenMod, AOKP and MIUI. All three ROMs have managed to stay caught up with the Android Open Source Project–in most cases beating manufacturers to the punch with better, faster updates. CyanogenMod began ... Read More »
The most talked about new feature to come out of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has to be Google Now, Google’s answer to the virtual personal assistant craze. Unfortunately, there’s only a couple of devices officially capable of running Jelly Bean and using Google Now at the moment, and outside of officially-updated devices, only those ... Read More »
Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, was just announced some 24 hours ago, and already the Android community has it up and running on several Galaxy Nexus models. So you say you want to give it a go for yourself? Here’s what you need to know:
Keep in mind that when doing these kinds of things, you ... Read More »
Now that Android 4.0.4 for the Nexus S (i9023, i9020-T) is out, you may be wondering how to get your device up and running with the latest version of Android. Allow us to help. If you’re running stock 4.0.3 or any ROM with Clockwork Mod Recovery, the process to update your device couldn’t ... Read More »
The Android modding community will never cease to amaze me. XDA developer NODO-GT has recently developed a software mod for the HTC Sensation 4G that drastically improves the device’s imaging capabilities with a few simple flashable files.
With NODO-GT’s camera mod, called “HQ Camera for ICS,” Sensation users can get much more out ... Read More »
Android developer Koush has been working on a touch enabled version of his popular ClockworkMod Recovery for quite some time now. He posted a teaser video on Friday, January 27, and already there’s a beta version available to download for the Galaxy Nexus and GSM Nexus S.
Announced on Google+, both versions (Verizon CDMA, international ... Read More »
Could you imagine being throw in jail or fined thousands of dollars just for rooting or jailbreaking your own device? If the US Copyright Office doesn’t renew rooting and jailbreaking’s status as exempt from the laws of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), it could happen.
Back in 2010, the US Copyright Office ruled that ... Read More »
Back in late December, Android Developer Andrew Neal revealed some of the new features coming to the CyanogenMod 9 music app that had control freaks everywhere dying for a taste. While the default music app in Android 4.0 isn’t terrible, it does lack much in the way of customization and control. Andrew Neal’s ... Read More »