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Party Time–The HTC Dream G1 is Six Years Old!

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A few interesting events took place six years ago. In the USA, the biggest chart-topping song was “Whatever You Like” by T.I., while in the UK people were enjoying Kings of Leon’s “Sex On Fire”. The weather was nice as well in September, but probably the most exciting event took place in the city of New York where HTC announced their first smartphone running Android OS. The HTC Dream on T-Mobile was officially presented to public. Today, the G1 is six years old and we would like to wish it a happy sixth birthday!

It all began back in 2005 when Andy Rubin, the CEO of Android Inc., got an astonishing offer from Google, which at the time was most well known for its search engine. Our dear friends from Mountain . . . READ ON »

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The Evolution of Android – Part I

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Android is now 6 years old. Over the years, Android was able to command over 80% of the market, while leaving iOS and Windows Mobile/Phone behind. Thus, this moment is ripe to look back at how the story of the little green robot began.

Android was presented in November 2007, but September 22, 2008 marked the “real” beginning. On that day, the HTC Dream (also known as the T-Mobile G1) was presented. The beginning wasn’t nice and easy, though. Many critics claimed that the OS would never be able to beat out those made by Apple and Microsoft. At the time, these opinions were quite valid. After all, Android back then greatly differed from the highly customized builds now released by Sony, LG, HTC, a. . . READ ON »

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Ice Cream Sandwich Ports Progress Report

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Ice Cream Sandwich ports are highly sought after, given the hype and price of the phone that runs it. However, providing there is support behind development, there is every chance you can run it on your device. This article is here to list the current ICS ports on our most popular  forums and their individual stages in progress. Should your device not be listed below, you can always visit your device’s development forum on XDA and search for any ROMs listed with “Ice Cream Sandwich”. Check out our list! . . . READ ON »

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CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC1 Available for Download

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For all you CyanogenMod fans out there this will make you happy, CyanogenMod released version 6.1.0 of their ROM for the following devices:

Many users have reported issues with the marketplace, but those issues are being fixed. As for the features of this new release here are some of the big ones:

  • Updated to Android 2.2.1
  • Camcorder touch-to-focus
  • Continuous Autofocus
  • Quick Pin Unlock
  • FM Radio Support N1/Bravo/Supersonic
  • EMMC Support
  • Kill Foreground apps by long-pressing back.

And many more which your can read about here. To find the release for your device visit the device. . . READ ON »

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Cyanogenmod Turns Blue With ‘Extremely Blue’ Theme

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If you like the color blue and have an Android Cyanogenmod powered device, this new themed ROM might be something for you. XDA member jeagoss created an ‘Extremely Blue’ themed ROM for the Nexus One, the Motorola Droid, and the HTC Dream (G1).

Originally posted by jeagoss

Well, after some work and learning, I give to you a theme that is loaded with blue. Blue is EVERYWHERE!!
I really didn’t change icons or too many images. I mainly just made all orange / yellow hints blue, and added blue hints to everything. My aim is to make a completely unified blue theme on the base cyanogenmod rom. The theme also has glossy blue bars on the launcher.

TheDude came up with an overlay to theme components of cyanog

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Froyo on T-Mobile G1 and MyTouch 3G!

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Riding on the crest of the Froyo wave, comes news that the Google Nexus One Android 2.2 ROM has now been ported to the T-Mobile G1 aka HTC Dream and the MyTouch 3G aka HTC Magic!

Yes, XDA forum members ChiefxReloadedEnatefox and Azuske have been working on this and have now managed to get the FRF50 ROM running on both G1 and MT3G.

The ROM is in alpha but it offers some functionality such as

  • Calls
  • 3G
  • LEDs
  • Call audio
  • Gapps
  • Notification bar

Functions that are still being worked on:

  • Wifi
  • Camera
  • GPS
  • Default wallpaper
  • External audio
  • Flash crashes the browser

For downloads and more information, please visit the  rom thread.. . . READ ON »

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