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8 months later, I finally rooted my Verizon Galaxy Nexus because WugFresh makes it too easy not to

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Rooting my phone and then flashing a custom ROM is something I’ve done on every Android device – except my Galaxy Nexus until 16 hours ago. The Nexus was the first phone I’ve ever used to provide access to ev…

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CyanogenMod – more than 2 million served and counting

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“Just put CyanogenMod on it.” That’s the answer that many Android enthusiasts give when suggesting how to fix a problem, grab a feature, or just improve the day-to-day Android experience…

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ICS update for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket leaks out, seems to be fully functional

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Even though we all expected to see most of today’s high-end Android smartphones already updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, a surprisingly wide number of devices have still been left behind and are continuing to en…

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Nook Tablet gets first Ice Cream Sandwich taste with CyanogenMod 9 Alpha

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Even though it has been released for some time, Android’s latest version, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, runs on very few devices. Actually, as we found out yesterday from the past two weeks’ Android Platform Version…

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CyanogenMod 9 pre-alpha released for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi version

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The leader and namesake of CyanogenMod has announced the availability of a pre-alpha version of CM9 for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi only model. The software is meant only to be a preview of what’s to come; ho…

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Asus Tablets

ASUS Transformer Prime getting Ice Cream Sandwich Jan. 12, bootloader unlocking tool coming soon

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The ASUS Transformer Prime is the best Android tablet available and the first to run Tegra 3, so why are so many Android fans complaining about the hot new tablet? Well, because the Transformer Prime has a locked…

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Ben Heck reminds world about the Android ADK with interesting concept video

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The Android Accessory Development Kit was the forgotten son after Google I/O 2011. When Google is announcing free music services, handing out limited edition Android Honeycomb tablets, and promising major…

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Google TV Honeycomb beta leaks

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Google TV has been a disappointing flop, but Google has remained optimistic that the inclusion of Honeycomb and the Android Market will turn things around. Adventurous GTV owners can put that theory to the tes…

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Skype video calling comes to more phones through hacked APK

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Yesterday’s announcement that the Skype video calling on Android is finally an option excited many. At least it did until Skype revealed that only a handful of phones are able to have mobile-to-mobil…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Ericsson will let you unlock your bootloader on select Android phones

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Sony has a rather unfriendly reputation with developers, evidenced by it’s ongoing issues with PlayStation 3 hacker GeoHot. But Sony Ericsson is warming up to the Android root and hacking community by…

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AT&T

AT&T going after unauthorized iPhone tethering. Are Android phones next?

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AT&T Wireless knows you’re tethering or using a mobile hotspot. You feared Santa Claus as a child because he knew when you were being naughty, and it seems the same happens on AT&T service. OSXDa…

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Nexus S rooted in less time than it takes to read this headline

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The Nexus S debuted officially today, and its a really good phone by most accounts. But like so many Android phones before it, the Nexus S has already been rooted within the short period following its release. Ko…

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How to load ROM’s or themes on an HTC EVO (root only)

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Quite a few folks on our YouTube channel have noticed that the EVO I’ve shown in recent videos does not look like what you typically find. That’s because I purposely altered my phone to look differe…

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HTC HD2 Given New Life With Android 2.1 and Ubuntu (Video)

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If you are one of many customers who purchased the HTC HD2 because of its attractive specs, only to be disappointed by the virtually-useless WinMo 6.5 OS, there may just yet be hope to turn your device into the And…

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Root your HTC EVO in 3-clicks. Yes, I said 3.

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I’ve been hesitant to root my HTC EVO because I haven’t seen any stable ROM’s worth switching to until recently. There is now a root method so easy that I’m probably going to take the di…

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