Regardless of all the drama revolving around the Notion Ink Adam, it's software is very impressive. It definitely brings an interesting new take to Android based tablets and this interest is what sparked XDA member gojimi to port them to the G-Tab.
The HTC HD2 smartphone originally came with Windows Mobile 6.5 onboard, though it was spied on a few occasions running Windows Phone 7. I would bet that there are bunches of people out there that wish they had purchased an Android device instead of Windows Mobile. If you are one of the folks that wants Android on the device and the current process to put Android on the phone aren’t working well for you, DFT has the perfect fix.
Another port of Android 2.3 Gingerbread has been released to eager users. This time the port has come to the Sprint Vogue. In an interesting move, XDA member dzo has made the first official port of Gingerbread to the older device.
Now that the Gingerbread source has been made public it's no surprise that we are starting to see it on many devices unofficially. XDA member Neopeek has managed to get a working port of Gingerbread to the HTC Diamond and Touch Pro.
Words with Friends is the insanely popular multiplayer Scrabble-like game for the iOS platform. Chances are if you know anyone with an iOS device, this isn't the first time you have heard of the game. Word from the development team is that a group of developers has been made responsible of porting the game to Android.
Just a few days after the announcement of HTC Desire HD, we heard that the ROM has been extracted. Well we now have a followup of the happenings between then and now. The developers behind the extract have not got it ip and running on the HTC Desire as well as the Droid Incredible and EVO 4G. They are still not perfect, missing camera support, WiFi and 4G, but they are definitely a start.
The recently announced HTC Desire HD has sure been active on the internet lately. Even though it has yet to have been released, it has already been benchmarked and had it’s Android 2.2 Froyo ROM dumped online. The ROM is looking to be very attractive for users of the similar Windows based HD2.
The time has come to where we are starting to see many of the extremely popular iOS games and apps migrating to the Android platform. The ever popular Fruit Ninja is being released on the Android Market tomorrow. The highly addictive game, with all of it’s fruit slicing, and finger swiping goodness will be a great addition to any Android phone and perfect way to cure boredom.
If you’re into eReaders this is double the good news for you. Not only has Barnes & Noble introduced a new version of their Android powered Nook but they have lowered the price of their existing models. And to top it all off, they have added a new update that adds news features and allows you to have free AT&T hotspot service.
Things like this are just totally cool. Grant Skinner has figured out a way to allow his Nexus One to be used as a controller for these little race cars. By tilting the phone, the accelerometer in the phone is used to make the car accelerate at a predetermined speed. If you tilt it just a little, the car will go slow. Likewise, if you tilt it all the way down, the car will go faster.