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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod has more than 1 million users

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In my best of 2011 round-up, I noted that more than 900,000 Android devices are currently running the custom software known as CyanogenMod. Don’t look now, but that number is actually more than 1 million…

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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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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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Android Hacks

DROID X and DROID 2 make their way to 2Ghz speeds

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One of the coolest and best things that you can do to a rooted Android phone is install custom kernels and overclock the CPU to achieve faster processing speeds. Just the other day the G2 got its own impressive ove…

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Android Hacks

The first “custom” ROM for the DROID 2 surfaces

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The circle is complete. After all the nay-saying and fear that was surrounding the DROID X and the DROID 2 being locked down so tight that “modding” and “hacking” the devices would…

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Android Hacks

Inventive Homebrewer Uses a NES Controller for Retro Gaming on the HTC Evo

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To improve the mobile gaming experience, gamers often want devices with a solid hardware QWERTY and a D-pad. Touchscreens can certainly be used as game controllers as well, but most games – particularl…

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Android Hacks

First custom ROM hits the DROID X

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We’ve seen that the DROID X has been able to be rooted, even though people said it couldn’t be done. Now the DROID X has its first custom ROM available via ROM Manager for rooted devices. If you have t…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod-6.0 is available for select devices

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CyanogenMod-6.0, a popular community-built distribution of Android 2.2, has its official version out today for download. If your Android device is rooted and there is a final build available you can install…

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Android News

HTC releases Android 2.2 source code for EVO 4G, Incredible, Aria, and Wildfire — geeks rejoice

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Modders and ROM developers are about to bury themselves in source code today and will chug six packs of Red Bull to stay up late into the night hacking away. HTC has released their valuable Android 2.2 source code…

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Android Hacks

Droid X gets easy one-click root program (Windows only)

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In my day, you had to block off several minutes of your day, carefully read long explanations, and manually enter code in order to obtain root access to your phone. Today, all it takes is plugging in your phone and…

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Android News

CyanogenMod6 will unlock the HTC EVO 4G’s full potential

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Cyanogen’s name carries weight in the Android ROM community, and for good reason. Thanks to the help of his clever band of hackers nicknamed “Team Douche,” their custom versions of Androi…

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Hackers turn Pandigital Novel from not-so-great e-reader to cheap Android tablet

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The Pandigital Novel e-reader was released a little over a month ago and if you haven’t heard of it, it’s probably because it isn’t known as a very amazing device. Well when hackers get a hold…

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Android News

ROM distributor claims HTC is shutting him down

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HTC devices are among the most popular in the phone hacking/modding community. You can go to many websites/ forums to get your custom ROM fix for Android or Windows Mobile and gain access to plenty of features or…

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