Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
CyanogenMod 7 with Gingerbread Now Available for Galaxy Tab
If you own a Galaxy Tab, you can now enjoy Android Gingerbread in form of CyanogenMod 7: XDA developer Technomancer is working on getting a completely stable build with Google’s latest Android version, 2.3.2. Most basic functions work, but we warn you that this build might not fit your needs as there are still some things that are quite buggy. The developer is still working on it though and has already made some good progress – and seeing he’s updating everything quite frequently, we expect a stable build will only be a matter of time.
Originally posted by Technomancer
You flash it at your own risk. Backup everything. Learn how to use Heimdall. If it eats your dog it’s not my problem. Many things are broken – post about it in the thread if nobody posted before. If you have any idea how to fix things, post too or PM me.
So, the message is quite obvious: if you’re an advanced user, any help would really be appreciated. In the end, that’s what a development community is for: sharing ideas and working together. Continue on to the thread!
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...