SAMSUNG GALAXY S Posts on XDA

Full Touch Recovery Released for Some Sony Ericsson, Huawei and Samsung Phones

Choosing your recovery is a big deal. For most people, they're luck enough to get at least one good one and it's usually ClockworkMod Recovery. On other devices, though, users can have two, three up to half a dozen choices for their recoveries. For some select devices, they now even have the option for a...

BroodROM Configurator Allows For Post Flash Customization

One of the most fun things about flashing a custom ROM is finding out about all the add ons that developers sometimes leave out of the change log. A new font, a themed keyboard, having the Facebook widget match the theme (for once). However, flashing mods and tweaks can be a pain in the behind.Enter...

All-In-One Adrenaline Shot Tweak Helps Solve Most Galaxy S 4g Problems

While no single modification or tweak can permanently solve all the problems a phone has, there are, in fact, a great number of modifications to tackle the most annoying things. Things such as short battery life, lag and the fact your HTC Evo 4g didn't build you that promised island and fly you there. For...

Aroma Installer Gets its First Port to Samsung Galaxy SL

Awhile ago, we told you about a pretty nifty tool called the Aroma Installer that gives users the choice to install pretty much whatever application or mod that they want onto their ROMs. The best part about the Installer is that it is open source, so it could be ported at any time.This brings us...

Tool to Help SGS I9000 Users Revert to Stock SystemUI and Framework in ICS

Typically, going back to a stock ROM after flashing a mod, a theme, a script or a modded ROM can be quite a long process. Sometimes, annoyingly so, especially if you don't have a copy of the stock ROM laying around on your Android device or your computer. In the end, you end up having...

Team ICSSGS Brings Pure AOSP ICS To Samsung Galaxy S Lineup

Ice Cream Sandwich might be taking its time rolling out to phones that don't have a Nexus branding, but that hasn't stopped Team ICSSGS from delivering their namesake, ICS for the Samsung Galaxy lineup.They began their work nearly 2 months ago in November with the release of ICS on the Samsung Captivate and has been...

Samsung Galaxy S I9000 Gains USB Host Functionality

Ever since the release of the Samsung Galaxy S in June of 2010, enabling USB Host has been a hot topic. While remaining a hopeful situation for a year and a half, success has remained just one or two steps out of reach.  Luckily, the tribulations of developer life simply cannot stop the developers of this...

DianXin OS; A Unique Android-Based Chinese OS

There is a new ROM that's looking to make that very exclusive "all phones must have it" list. Say hello to DianXin OS, or DX OS as it's being referred to. As XDA Senior Member qtwrk will tell you: i know you guys may think it looks like MIUI , but i asure you it's totally...

Value Pack For Galaxy S Leaked, Includes Face Unlock And Other ICS-Features

Samsung has been definitely working on a Value Pack update for its Galaxy S smartphone, as a newly leaked ROM indicates. It includes some features from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, such as Face Unlock and the ability to take pictures while recording a video, but is based on 2.3 Gingerbread.However, it's not clear whether...

Samsung Confirms: No Value Pack, No Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S And Tab

A Samsung spokesperson has told The Next Web that it will not bring any major updates to last year's best-selling Galaxy S smartphone and the original Galaxy Tab, finally putting rumors of a 'Value Pack' update to an end.After leaving out the Galaxy S and Tab when initially revealing its plans for ICS-updates three weeks...

Keep Up Your Firmware Up To Date With Check Fus 2.0

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S and are fed up of having to check for firmware updates on Kies, XDA Senior member LuffarJoh has made a little tool to do this for you. Check FUS 2.0 checks if there is any new firmware on the FUS servers, so you don't have to start Kies in order...

[UPDATE] Galaxy S And Tab Will Probably Get Ice Cream Sandwich “Lite”

Update: reader msgfromside3, who speaks Korean, pointed out that the "Value Pack" is supposed to be ICS-based, but with some features removed. So both Galaxy S and Tab will almost definitely get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, possibly with a "lite"-version of TouchWiz.The article also mentions that Samsung considered porting ICS plus full TouchWiz, without...