MIUI

MIUI on Galaxy Nexus LTE currently in the works, almost fully functional

Well that was quick. Developer DroidVicious over at RootzWiki has almost ported his ViciousMIUI ROM over from the Thunderbolt to the Galaxy Nexus LTE. Before even a day had passed, he had calls, call audio, and data all working perfectly. The only feature currently broken and acting buggy is WiFI and the softkeys. Though we'll have to wait for a WiFi fix from him directly, we can mend the softkey problem by downloading Soft Keys from the Android Market.

Xiaomi’s MI-One Ice Cream Sandwich build shown on video

If you're a fan of the MIUI family of custom ROMs, you're almost certainly aware of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi's MI-One, the phone that comes with MIUI pre-installed. Keeping their title as the most mod-friendly manufacturer in the eastern hemisphere, the company is hard at work integrating the Ice Cream Sandwich version of MIUI into its flagship phone. The company showed off a video of their progress on YouTube - see below.

MIUI custom ROM shows off an early Ice Cream Sandwich build

You didn't think CyanogenMod was the only ROM starting on an Ice Cream Sandwich version, did you? The MIUI team, makers of  arguably the second most popular custom ROM out there, has already begun porting their extensive set of Android customizations to run on Ice Cream Sandwich's open source code. The developers issued a special preview on their website, with a walk-through of the updated interface.

HTC Thunderbolt getting official MIUI support, download the ROM now

The iPhone-aping MIUI family of custom Android ROMs is gaining a lot of support lately, and not just for that pretty interface. The latest device to get the official nod from the MIUI team is the HTC Thunderbolt, after the patient and dutiful efforts of the independent developers. The Thunderbolt won't be added to the MIUI tree for a while, but you can download the latest feature-complete version from RootzWiki now.

ROU UI video teases a new experience for Android

The extremely wide array of options and customizations of Android is one of the many things that makes it great. From custom ROM's, themes, and the ever popular home launchers. What we have here is a teaser video of the new and upcoming ROU UI Launcher for Android, it looks extremely polished and impressive. While currently still under development, it is coming soon and I can't wait to check this out when finally released.

MIUI Xiaomi MI-One Phone Now Shipping

This week the guys at MIUI have finally started shipping the MI-One smartphone in China with more locations coming soon. In case you've not been following along MIUI is the extremely popular custom ROM developers for Android and they've recently announced and are now launching their very own Android phone. Complete with their own custom version of Android 2.3.4 pre-installed, something I wish CyanogenMod would do too.
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