• Dell Streak gets battery meter tweak

    Sometimes the simple hacks are the most useful, and we've a feeling Dell Streak owners will find this new battery gauge tweet particularly handy. The work of MoDaCo forum member Gopu, it replaces the standard battery icon with a

    December 3, 2010 • Views: 69

  • Ubuntu running on the Galaxy Tab

    Geeks like to mod. We all know this to be true. We dual boot and change things to make them our own, warranty be damned. If you are the modding sort of geek staring at a shiny new Galaxy Tab wondering what to do, here you go.

    November 19, 2010 • Views: 75

  • Android for iPad and iPhone 4 on horizon with OpeniBoot update [Video]

    The prospect of a dual-booting Apple iPad, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS capable of loading iOS or Android is one step closer, with a new version of OpeniBoot that can apparently run on the newer Apple devices. Arch modder Hexxeh has

    November 12, 2010 • Views: 92

  • 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

  • MIUI Android ROM overhauls UI with iPhone/TouchWiz/Sense inspiration [Video]

    Take a pinch of iPhone, a dash of Sense, a sprinkling of TouchWiz and mix it all up in Android, and you might get the MIUI ROM.  Currently wowing with its combination of slick icons, straightforward multitasking and general

    September 28, 2010 • Views: 67

  • 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: 71

  • 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: 50

  • Nexus One 720p HD camera hack released

    Looking for something new to do with your Google Nexus One?  If you're a photography fiend then how about 720p HD video recording; thanks to a new hack from - where else - xda-developers, you can now boost the Nexus One's native

    June 9, 2010 • Views: 60

  • HTC Hero Android 2.1 unofficial ROM released [Updated]

    If you're not in Taiwan and thus waiting for the OTA HTC Hero Android 2.1 update to drop from carrier Chungwa Telecom, you'll be pleased to hear that there's already a hacked ROM suitable for any Hero out in the wild.  Master

    June 4, 2010 • Views: 35

  • Motorola DROID gets USB Host hack

    Having USB Host support on Android smartphones has long been a request, especially now we're seeing more capable handsets with processors that could, feasibly, allow them to work as basic netbook alternatives.  Now there's one

    February 10, 2010 • Views: 185