• Dell Streak gets unofficial Froyo 2.2 ROM [Video]

    Dell's Streak tablet has seen its Android 2.1 update - in certain regions, anyway - but how about Android 2.2 Froyo for the 5-inch slate?  It's not an official update, instead being a port of a vanilla CyanogenMod ROM that's

    October 8, 2010 • Views: 49

  • Droidrover uses Nexus One to control NASA rover [Video]

    We love Android, we love remote-control toys, and so this Droidrover project presses all the right buttons.  You can't really describe it as a toy, though; it's actually the handiwork of several of the team at NASA Ames

    September 29, 2010 • Views: 92

  • Hacked Samsung i5700 Galaxy Spica brings multi-touch support

    With Samsung’s spotty updates for it’s line of phones many people are resulting to homebrew to bring much requested features to their own handsets. One of the biggest want’s among the community is of course, multitouch.

    September 8, 2010 • Views: 27

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab is Rooted For Now, Before Release

    The Galaxy Tab, the tablet device from Samsung in the lineage of the Galaxy S devices, isn't officially released yet. Yes, it's announced, but it's not widely available anywhere, but that's not stopping the development crowd. As

    September 3, 2010 • Views: 27

  • Nokia N900 gets Android 2.2: calling, data, more [Video]

    Work to put Android onto the Nokia N900 - more commonly found running the company's own open-source OS, Maemo - has already resulted in a few experimental ROMs, but now the NITDroid project reckons they've got something almost

    August 27, 2010 • Views: 100

  • Samsung Galaxy S unlock hack is easiest to date

    Samsung's Galaxy S series may be relatively special in the US for being a smartphone launched - in various identikit forms - across multiple carriers at the same time, but what if you want to use your AT&T Captivate on

    August 23, 2010 • Views: 564

  • Motorola Droid X Now Features Clockwork Recovery

    One feature that wasn't listed with the Droid X, was Clockwork Recovery. Why? Because Motorola doesn't want you to root your phone and do whatever you want to it. They went as far as to add that pesky eFuse aspect, and ever

    August 13, 2010 • Views: 31

  • HTC HD2 gets functional Froyo ROM [Video]

    Last we saw of the efforts to get Android 2.2 Froyo running on the HTC HD2, the Google OS would load but there were some potentially deal-breaking 3G and audio issues.  Happily the xda-developers community never sleeps, and now

    August 2, 2010 • Views: 77

  • Samsung Vibrant: How to Tether Without Root [Video]

    One of the best reasons to root your Android device, is to get your hands on some wired and wireless tethering options. It's one of the greatest features of Android, and probably why all the carriers out there want to charge us

    July 30, 2010 • Views: 40

  • DROID X rooted; next stop that tricky bootloader

    Could it really be this simple?  According to Droid X Forums the new Verizon DROID X has already been rooted, and it's a mighty simple process from the look of it.  Hot on the heals of recovery mode for the smartphone being

    July 22, 2010 • Views: 51