Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Eclair on Kaiser, Vogue and Polaris
Android on Windows Mobile can now be seen on many different devices, but it all started with the Kaiser. The Kaiser, Vogue, and Polaris are three devices that have advanced immensely with Android porting. Their progress can be seen in many places, but mostly by the available ROMs.
I’ve selected the most popular ROM that is available for these devices, and from what the comments say, it’s the best. The ROM has many advances that put it at the top of the porting game, with only a few things that are not functioning properly just yet.
Originally posted by polyrhythmic
A few things to look forward to in this build:
- OpenGL Hardware Acceleration! (thanks again to the amazing dzo!)
- Much improved battery life
- Working autocomplete (for Spanish and English) touch keyboard
- Working Google Voice and Maps 4.0 with Full Nav (or int’l Maps 4.0 with Nav)
- GPS with AGPS (Network “Cell-Tower” Location reported buggy for some users)
- 5 home screens and Full QVGA Compatibility
- Stability. The OpenEclair base is the most stable yet
- New install system (which means easier upgrading and multiple themes in the future!)
- Normal Sleep/Suspend (not hacked!)
- 3G Data/MMS
- Full GPS with AGPS
- Network (Cell-Tower-based) Location (buggy)
- Hardware OpenGLES
- Google Apps
- Google Sync
- Exchange Calendar
Apps included in this build:
- Live Wallpapers: Grass, Beziers, Bobs, Polar Clock, Visualizations
- Astro File Manager [Free]
- Taskiller Free 1.8.1 (no ads + CUSTOM THEMED TASKBAR WIDGET) [Free]
- Facebook (full sync working)
- Car Home
- Desk Clock [new!]
- Powerbar Widget
- Genie Widget (a.k.a News and Weather app)
- Nav Launcher [Free]
- Tetherbot [Free]
- GPS Test [Free]
- extra terminal tools in bin/xbin: rwsystem, rosystem, nano & more
- Voice Dial/Search/Keyboard
- YouTube HQ
More information is available in the thread.
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