If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...
Breaking News: Gingerbread 2.3 running on Droid Eris
And just like that we are already seeing Gingerbread running on devices. XDA member punk.kaos has been able to build Gingerbread from the SDK for the Eris within hours of it being released. The rom is in no way a daily build as quoted in the OP
This is a VERY early testing build of Gingerbread.
Basically its for playing with only!
Don’t expect it to work, be fast, or be useful for any reason.
We will have more updates in the coming days, to learn more and try it out at your own risk check out the discussion thread
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Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...
A few months ago, we came up with the idea of presenting the history of flagship devices released by some of the major Android OEMs. In this, we've had the pleasure of bringing you the stories of Sony (Ericsson) and Samsung. Now, it's time for our third and final installment. This is a very special episode, as the OEM I will talk about was heavily connected to Android and the beginnings of XDA as a whole. Yes, I'm talking about HTC, the...