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Tomek Kondrat · Jan 5, 2014

Work-in-Progress KitKat OmniROM with for the LG Optimus Black

Google made a point to state that KitKat could run well on devices with as little as 512 MB of RAM. In the time since its release, we've talked about many projects that brought Android 4.4 to the most unexpected targets. And in addition to the memory requirements, the device must also have enough storage to house the ROM and GApps. The LG Optimus Black was released two-and-a-half years ago with Android 2.2 Froyo. Some devices simply refuse to find a permanent...

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egzthunder1 · Feb 17, 2013

Guide for Porting the LG Weather/Clock Widget to any ROM

The weather widget has, since the days of TouchFLO in Windows Mobile, become an iconic feature on most smartphones. Its main purpose in life is to make your life a little simpler by giving you snippets of information regarding the weather in your neck of the woods (or anywhere in the world). In this day and age, the Android ecosystem has spawned several different variants of the infamous widget, each one presenting different features and eye candy animations. Manufacturers also...

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Former Writer · Jun 17, 2012

Convert LG KDZ ROMs to Bin/FLS with LG Automatic ROM Converter

While there are tools available to convert ROMs from one type to the next, they sometimes require a number of steps, and are often complicated and frustrating. This is especially true for devices that have their own ROM file type such as Motorola's SBF or LG's KDZ. As development on Android continues, it was only a matter of time before developers found a way to switch from those proprietary file types to something a little easier to work with. For...

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liwen · Dec 26, 2011

LG Announces Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Schedule, Begins In Q2 2012

LG has announced their schedule for Ice Cream Sandwich updates. Similar to Samsung and Sony Ericsson, only their 2011 models will get the official update to Android 4.0. The rollout will begin in the second quarter of 2012 with the LG Optimus LTE, Prada phone by LG 3.0, LG Optimus 2X, LG Optimus Sol, LG my Touch Q and LG Eclipse, followed in the third quarter by the LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus Black, LG Optimus Big, LG Optimus Q2...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 5, 2011

LG Optimus Black Forums Added

We hadn't added anything in a while, so after much deliberation and tons of requests, we have decided to give LG Optimus Black owners a little spot to play, hack, develop, and do everything that is normally done on XDA. The device seems a bit on the medium to low end side, considering some of the other higher end devices that LG has been putting out lately. However, it still packs quite a punch with  a 1 GHz OMAP 3630...

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