It’s been nearly two months since HTC first pledged to keep bootloaders unlocked, allowing for the installation of custom ROMs on their handsets. We knew the process wasn’t going to be an easy one, and unfortunately, little to no progress has been shown to the general public. A vague timeline was given at one point ... Read More »
For the Android modder community, it’s been an emotional couple of weeks. When the HTC Sensation and the HTC Evo3D were announced, there was a great deal of excitement. Each of these devices have a fantastic look and feel to them, and they come with some of the first dual core Snapdragon ... Read More »
After many months (and years) of waiting, Netflix finally released an official Android app yesterday. After hearing the news, many Android users were full of happiness and hope, until 5 seconds later they found out that their device wasn’t supported. But fear not comrades, the awesome Android community has saved us once again.
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Do you want to video chat with Google Talk but don’t want to wait for Google, your carrier or your phone’s manufacturer to roll out Android 2.3.4 to your phone? We might have a solution for you. Before proceeding, we need to get a few things out the way. Unfortunately, this ... Read More »
ROM Manager is a “must have” application for every root user out there. Of course, one of the most important benefits of rooting your device is the ability to flash custom ROMs onto it, and those that like playing around with them, will be happy to know that ClockworkMod has released ROM Manager version 4.0.
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The fine people over at XDA have another trophy on their wall in the form of the Barnes and Noble NOOK Color.
The team has so far shown off the tablet/e-reader running Angry Birds, launcher pro, and a couple other extras. Reportedly Angry Birds runs “as smoothly as on the Galaxy Tab,” but there hasn’t ... Read More »
If you have been wanting to root your Droid X, but the 21 step process we told you about last week seemed about 20 steps too difficult then your ship has finally come in.
Yet another Alldroid user, Sil3ntKi113, has built off the work of Birdman and the crew that first rooted the ... Read More »
This is an intro to rooting your Sprint EVO 4G or ANY Android device for that matter. I want everyone to know what root is and why you might need it. Whether you have a G1, MyTouch 3G, Slide, or Nexus One, then you’ve probably heard about rooting or jailbreaking your phone and I just ... Read More »
The Droid X’s bootloader may remain locked up tighter than Fort Knox, but thanks to some industrious users from Alldroid the Droid X community at least has root access to sooth their pain.
As the question of why you would want to root always comes up I’ll go ahead and answer it now. ... Read More »
Now that the Android 2.2 source code is available, the development community can begin to tear it apart and cook up some custom ROMs for those users with rooted (hacked) phones. The team behind the popular aftermarket firmware distribution CyanogenMod is already hard at work and they are racing to get Android ... Read More »