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Amazon App Store workaround discovered for non-U.S. Android users

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The Amazon App Store has introduced some features that make it better than the Android Market, but only U.S. Android users have so far been able to access them. This doesn’t sit well with many of our Britis…

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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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Samsung

How to update Epic 4G to Android 2.2 right now – no waiting involved

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We reported yesterday that the Samsung Epic 4G update to Android started yesterday and would continue in stages throughout the week. But after waiting days, then weeks, and several months for Froyo to arrive,…

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Android Hacks

Honeycomb ported to 3 HTC smartphones

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A lot of you have been very adamant in telling us that you don’t want to see a split in the Android OS, well some of the good guys in the Android dev community are giving you your wish. Honeycomb has been ported…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod 7 nightlies now available to download

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The CyanogenMod custom ROM has tens of thousands of people using it across several devices. Pretty soon, those tens of thousands of people will be running a ROM based on Gingerbread (Android 2.3). Cyanogen ann…

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Rooting tool ‘unrevoked 3.3′ released, allows SLCD HTC Incredible to be rooted

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Yes, they are at it again. The unrevoked team that has brought you all your fancy-shmancy rooting tools and options has just upgraded their infamous unrevoked tool to version 3.3. The newest version supports t…

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CyanogenMod 7 alpha makes its way to the Nexus S

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With the release of the newest Android development phone and the opening of the source code from Google, we all knew that it would be only a matter of time before CyanogenMod 7 would come to the masses. CM7 isnR…

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Android Hacks

HTC Desire owners with root access: care for some Gingerbread?

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It was only two days ago Grandmaster G released Gingerbread’s source code, but Android 2.3 ROMs are already all over the place. The Nexus One got one very early, and then the Samsung Galaxy S received Gingerbrea…

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Android

Samsung Galaxy S gets quick Gingerbread port thanks to Nexus S

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Now that Google has released the Android 2.3 source code, we’ll in all probability see the first proper and fully functional Gingerbread ROMs for a wide range of devices before long. Numerous developers have a…

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Android Hacks

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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Android

Yet another taste of Gingerbread: the Nexus S live wallpapers (root only)

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Even before the release of the Android 2.3 source code, we’ve seen a port of the Gingerbread keyboard materialize, then the launcher was extracted and uploaded to the Market, and this time we’re present…

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Android Apps

Gingerbread launcher ported to Android 2.2 devices, now available in the Market

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Yesterday, most major Android blogs reported on the port of the Android 2.3 on-screen keyboard. It unfortunately turned out to be a bit unstable for some users, but the next ported app from Gingerbread is both m…

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Not so fast G2; myTouch 4G gains “permanent” root too

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And just as the G2 gained a permanent root earlier today, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G was not far behind it. So, this will of course open the floodgates for modders, ROM cookers, and other hackery to take place on one o…

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Android Hacks

T-Mobile G2 gets rooted…permanently

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The radio in my local Quizno’s just played “You Can’t Keep A Good Man Down,” and there couldn’t be a song more fitting to make this announcement: The T-Mobile G2 has permanent r…

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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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