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Froyo for Motorola Milestone XT720 Today

Everything you know about updates is wrong! It turns out that this lovely bit of device we all call the Milestone will today be getting Android 2.2 Froyo, an update that Motorola themselves said would never again be updated as far as the mobile OS goes. Of course, this version of Froyo hasn't come from Motorola, it's come from an XDA hacker by the name of Dexter_nib, a ROM for you all to get your tasty treats on.

CyanogenMod 7 Gingerbread Now on Galaxy Tab

The day has come, after so much waiting. Oh you didn't expect this day to ever come? Perhaps you expected the Samsung Galaxy Tab to remain in Android 2.2 mode forever? How would you like to turn on some Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread lights in your lovely little Tab? Lucky you, Technomancer of XDA Forums has posted a path to CyanogenMod 7 for Galaxy Tab bringing you all the tasty Gingerbread your heart could desire.

Gingerbread Ported to Motorola Milestone

So you've still got a Motorola Milestone lying around, yes? How would you like to upgrade to a much nicer phone without having to toss even a dollar out of your billfold? You can right now if you hang a left over to the thread on XDA Developers made by edgardastro, an avid developer of hacked items. This brand new ROM of Android 2.3 Gingerbread that edgardastro has baked up is based on AOSP, and there is still quite a bit of development going on, so don't expect a perfect build quite yet.

NOOKcolor Receives Android 3.0 Honeycomb

Ever since we first laid eyes upon NOOKcolor, we knew it'd perform well for the world - once it was rooted, of course. That was a few weeks ago. A couple days ago, an SDK of Android 3.0 Honeycomb was released. Today Honeycomb has been ported to NOOKcolor. What a wonderful system we've got here.

Galaxy Tab Locked Bootloader Unlocked with Patch Hack

Go go XDA powers, activate! If you'll take a trip down memory lane, or if you just happen to have a Samsung Galaxy Tab of your own and love to hack and play with your devices, you'll know that it would be a great mission for a developer to break the protected bootloaders in the Galaxy Tab's stock ROMs. Well lucky you, and lucky us, a fellow by the name of Chainfire has done just that, releasing today a patch that'll make sure you never get locked out of flashing your tablet again.

Samsung Says They’re NOT Charging Carriers for Froyo Android Update

If you'll take a look back at this post: Galaxy S No-Froyo Explained by Samsung Update Fees? you'll know what the heck is going on here. In reply to that post, a post in which an unnamed fellow posting anonymously in hopes of not being identified let loose a torrent of possible facts about Samsung, including the idea that they're charging carriers for pushing Android updates, Samsung says no way!

Meizu M9 (iPhone Clone) ROM ported to HTC EVO 4G

It's come to my attention that quite a few people didn't quite know what the Meizu M9 was, first of all, so lemme quick explain it. It's a Chinese phone that's basically a clone of the iPhone, but made with an Android OS. Simple, right? Here's where it gets weird. Now that clone has been re-cloned (at least its insides) into a ROM and has been ported to the HTC EVO 4G. Why would someone do that? Because they COULD do that, that's why.

NOOKcolor Overclocked to 950Mhz STABLE, 1Ghz CHOKIN

Behold the awesome saga of NOOKcolor. When I first set eyes on the ol' NC first, (see those posts here,) I thought she was an OK reader, but she had a lot of potential that was going to waste. Sure enough not 2 days after I sent the NC back through the mail (I was only borrowing it, after all,) we get news that it's been ROOTED. From there, it was a fantasyland of apps, workarounds, ROMs, everything you could want. Except for one thing. Noone had overclocked it, not even a little bit. Well that's changed, and it's changed today.

Samsung Android Customers Initiate #NeverAgain Twitter Campaign

There is wacky unrest in the streets, Community. The people with their Samsung phones are freaking out, foaming at the mouth, and imagining chewing on the Samsung logo in their minds because they can't think of anything better to do to show their rage! Then they started to get wise, maybe, by first creating a Class Action Lawsuit against Samsung and T-Mobile. Then, a fellow by the name of s15274n over on XDA forums has started up a Twitter campaign where people Tweet their complaints about Samsung, affixing the hashtag #NeverAgain to each to make Samsung understand the people! This is the most important cause of your LIFE, everyone. Rally together and FIGHT the people that are giving you internet and phone service. Do it now!

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against T-Mobile and Samsung Over Lack of Froyo Update to Vibrant

Whoa, escalation much? Take a peek as XDA member MicBeast files a class action lawsuit against both T-Mobile and Samsung over their apparent holding back of updates to telephones (specifically of Android 2.2 Froyo and 4G speeds to the Samsung Vibrant.) He says he's secured a lawyer, filed the lawsuit, and have explained all issues with them (the lawyers) and they agree that he has a very strong case.
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