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Fruit Cake Maker Turns Your Motorola Triumph Into a ROM Factory
Most of the new development on XDA is in the genre of kernels and ROMs but every now and then a gem like this falls into our lap. Everyone meet Fruit Cake Maker. XDA user samcripp has released a tool that will, as he puts it:
allow the user to create a picture perfect .img from your boot and system partition. It will then create an update.zip from it…a self contain ROM, already ready for installation, already inside an update.zip.
What that tells me is that this beast of a tool will take what’s currently on your Motorola Triumph and turn it into a fully functional, fully flashable ROM. That is pure win. If you have a Motorola Triumph, are feeling bold and understand that XDA and samcripp are not responsible for anything bad that happens, then check out the thread for additional details and download links.
For those who aren’t familiar with Fruit Cake Maker, it’s actually a pretty widespread project supporting several other devices. You can check it out here for more details!
If you’ve tried this on other phones or have tried it on the Moto Triumph, take a sec and leave a comment to share your experience.
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