SAMSUNG GALAXY S Posts on XDA

Linux 3.4 Kernel for the Galaxy S Plus GT-i9001

If your Android device has an unlocked bootloader, it's undeniable the usefulness of having a custom kernel on your device. With no release of Linux Kernel version 3.4 from Samsung as of yet, it's great to see developers on XDA all contributing to make this possible for a mid-range Samsung device, the Galaxy S Plus...

Unofficial CM10.1 for the Galaxy Note, Official CM10.1 for the Galaxy S

Android 4.2 AOSP ROM development is in full swing here at XDA with a plethora of devices receiving the 4.2 goods. Thankfully, there are no signs of it slowing down, as 4.2 AOSP ROMs are popping up everywhere. The latest devices to get CM10.1 are the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 and the much older original Samsung...

Toolkits Released for Nexus 10, Nexus 4, Nexus S, and Nexus S 4G

Over the last couple of weeks, we've been bringing you news of mskip's toolkits making it to the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 10. It's a popular and well known toolkit with extensive features. There is a second toolkit making its way around to Nexus devices, known as Wug's Nexus Root Toolkit. We brought you...

Flyme OS and a Couple Jelly Bean Ports for the Galaxy S I9001

The last time we brought you news about the Samsung Galaxy S I9001, it was to tell you that CyanogenMod 10 had been ported. Since then, the CM10 efforts for the device have been taken over by XDA Senior Member ivendor. Since then, AOSP development for the Galaxy S I9001 has been a veritable frenzy. With...

3.0.x Kernel Released for the Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Kernel releases can mean great things. This often comes in the form of new features, such as new schedulers or overclocking. Some help save battery life, others help performance, and some still offer improved stability. Some are just awesome at face value. The Samsung Galaxy S Plus now has a 3.0.x kernel.XDA Senior Member ivendor,...

Floating Touch on the Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Floating Touch is a rather unique and impressive feature that was initially introduced by Sony on the Xperia Sola. It basically allows the user to "touch the screen without touching the screen."  Hovering your finger over the screen, the device interprets this as a touch. This is done by making use of the sensitive capacitive touch panels found...

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.3

The last time we brought you news about TWRP, it was to announce that TWRP 2.2.2 had been released. It had fixed a lot of bugs from the initial release of TWRP 2.2 and added a few new features. Very recently, TWRP has been updated again to version 2.3.There were a whole bunch of awesome...

Floating Touch on the Samsung Galaxy SL I9003

You may have heard of floating touch before. It actually comes stock on the Sony Xperia Sola for certain functions. With a little mod work, developers were able to floating touch working as a full fledged feature. As it turns out, the Sola isn't the only device capable of floating touch. Now, the Samsung Galaxy SL...

Fix Kies Software Support Issue for Galaxy Blaze 4G

It's quite common for a hacked phone to not play nicely with OEM software created to interface with the devices. Notable examples include HTC Sync and Samsung Kies. When a phone is rooted and running custom firmware, these services may not read the phone properly and may not recognize the device as one that needs...

Unofficial CM10 Port for the Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Not too long ago, we brought you the wonderful news that the original Samsung Galaxy S variants got official CM10. Unfortunately, there were a few versions that were left out, including the Samsung Galaxy S Plus I9001.The first push to get AOSP Jelly Bean of any kind began with this thread which is currently maintained...

Samsung Galaxy S Advance Gets its First Custom Recovery

When a device is first rooted, it usually doesn't take very long for a custom recovery to appear as well. In many cases, root and recovery are released simultaneously. Of course, sometimes it takes a little longer than usual to get something working on a device and thus users may have root but no easy...

Galaxy S III SGH-i747 OTA Available for Telus, Bell, and Rogers

For those who love to receive updates to their mobile devices, the Telus, Bell and Rogers versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III (SGS-I747M) are currently getting a maintenance OTA update from Samsung.The update purportedly brings improved stability, bug fixes, better battery life, and screen brightness adjustments available via the notification bar. The baseband is I747MVLLH1...