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Posts Tagged: HTC Magic

g1 honeycomb

Remember how we told you guys that after the SDK for Honeycomb was released, that our devs would get down and dirty trying to port it to other devices? Well, among the myriad of devices that are already running ports of this OS, we now see a couple of small shinning beacons from the not so distant past, refusing to give up. XDA member zFr3eak with the help of XDA moderator yohshua have managed to get a working port of Honeycomb on both T-Mobile G1 and HTC Magic (aka MyTouch 3G). Like most Honeycomb ports out there, the OS is just for show as most needed features are non functional. However, as a proof of concept, it is rather worth it to see that the investment on most old devices was not a waste. They packed quite a punch back then, and still do.

The project has been a dual release, so you may find quite a few similarities between both ports. If you feel adventurous, or if you are simply interested to see how Honeycomb looks like (without having to spend $800 on a Xoom), take this for a spin and provide some feedback for the devs.

hey guys
for a while yohshua and i started to work on honeycomb for our phones and for awhile it seamed it would not work but then after getting some tips from bypass i was able to make the rom a new boot.img and we have now got honeycomb on 32b and g1 ^___^
for now this is just to show you guys the progress so far and an alpha rom will be let out onces we can fix abit more bugs but i hope you guys enjoy the video and pics below
thought a very big thanks to yohshua and bypass for there amazing help in this ^__^

You can find more information in the G1 port thread or the Magic port thread.

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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 devices forum and check for any release threads, or go to the CyanogenMod Site.

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We all love to geek our devices to the max, and in recent updates to the thread, XDA Member frysee added support for more devices. The updated thread contains the original animated bios boat screen that has some very accurate information about your device.

Many people might ask why have this on your device? Well for one. Its pretty cool. That part leads me to part two, its the international nerd simple. We use Bios boot screen to identify other geeks, and as the Bios screen becomes recognized, you have something to talk about.

Available Devices:

  • Nexus One (‘classic’ version | froyo version | 1333MHz version | fast 1333MHz version)
  • HTC Desire
  • Motorola Droid/Milestone
  • HTC Dream (classic version | xp-style)
  • HTC Hero
  • HTC Incredible
  • HTC Magic/myTouch 3G
  • HTC Liquid

Feeling geeked up yet? You can find these boot screens in the following threads.

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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.

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