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MIUI Makes Its Way to the Kindle Fire

We all knew it would be happening soon, as the AOSP ROMs are essentials for most new phones and tablets and the Amazon Kindle Fire is the latest and greatest device that MIUI calls home and the development of the Amazon Kindle Fire remains on fire (bad pun ftw!).XDA Senior Member leech2082 released the port...

New Tool – Fastboot flasher 2.5 simplifies the fastboot process

 Did you get a new Android device for Christmas?  Roughly 3.7 million activations occurred on December 24-25 so it's safe to assume a few of you did.  You've have used a tool such as SuperOneClick or HTC Super Tool to root and/or unlock your bootloader and allow custom ROMs - in the age of "easy...

Ice Cream Sandwich Update For Transformer Prime To Start On January 12, And More Clarifications From ASUS

In addition to announcing that it would provide an unlock tool for the bootloader of the Transformer Prime, ASUS also revealed (in the same statement posted to Facebook) that the Android 4.0 update for its Tegra 3 tablet would begin rolling out on January 12.In fact, this is one of the earliest dates we've seen...

ASUS Gives In, Will Develop Unlock Tool For Transformer Prime Bootloader

ASUS just announced that it will develop an unlock tool for the bootloader of its Transformer Prime tablet. This comes only slightly more than 48 hours after a forum member has found its bootloader to be locked and encrypted, triggering a massive amount of protest posts on its Facebook wall.As the original reason for locking...

New Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs With TouchWiz Leaked For Samsung Galaxy S II

Two new Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs, with their Android version at 4.0.1 and 4.0.3 respectively, have been leaked by SamMobile. You might recall that some similar ICS ROMs with TouchWiz leaked three weeks ago; seems like Samsung is making good progress on their promised Ice Cream Sandwich updates so far.Of course, this is the real...

Samsung Galaxy Note Among the Latest to Get CyanogenMod9

The proverbial train that is CyanogenMod9 keeps on a rollin' today as it hits another device. This time, it happens to be the Samsung Galaxy Note.The giant phone gets its giant update to one of the most giant ROMs in the history of ROM making courtesy to XDA member Maui, who's been kind enough to...

HTC Flyer WiFi-Only Version Getting Honeycomb OTA Update

Just as HTC promised last month, the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update is now rolling out to the WiFi-only version of the HTC Flyer, after the GSM version got it in early December and the EVO View 4G two weeks ago. So, if you didn't already flash a custom ROM, you now officially enjoy all the...

New Driver Fixes HTC HD2 Multitouch Issues In WP7, Proves Nothing Is Impossible

One of the last few issues that remain with Windows Phone 7 on the HTC HD2 has been fixed: well-known developer AnDim squashed some bugs in the touchscreen driver, enabling for better multitouch. Previously, you had to touch the screen with both fingers at the exact same time when trying to pinch-to-zoom a picture or...

LG Esteem Gets Custom Recovery, Root And Install With One Click

If you've got an LG Esteem from MetroPCS and craved for some custom ROMs, your wait may, well, still go on for a bit, considering that the device isn't that popular (and doesn't even have its own forums). But apparently, another important milestone was crossed a little over a week ago: it has gotten custom...

OTA Update For Asus Transformer Prime Brings GPS And Speed Improvements

After the original Transformer got an OTA update a couple of days ago, Asus is now rolling out an update for its successor, the Transformer Prime (yes, that device with the encrypted bootloader!) which brings the software version to 8.8.3.33. The update seems to improve general touch responsiveness and smoothness, and GPS performance for some.Head...

CyanogenMod 9 Will Have Custom Music Player, Fully Theme-able

The ICS-based CyanogenMod 9 will include some custom apps, such as the Trebuchet launcher, but also an improved, fully theme-able music player. Besides being included in CM9, it will also be released as a standalone application in the Android Market.Andrew Neal, a developer working on the music app, recently told The Verge some of the...

Samsung Galaxy 4g Receives An Easy-To-Use Unlock Script

Using a hex editor to unlock a phone can be a very challenging task, especially if one does not have good knowledge of hex. More difficult still if it's something that needs to be done on the fly.Well, if you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy 4g, then the difficulty level has just dropped to...