ANDROID 2.2 (FROYO) Posts on XDA

First Froyo Build for the Vogue Hits the Forum

You may remember an article which talks about Froyo being successfully ported to the Vogue by XDA member dzo (in case you don't, here is the link). The build was plain and without the usual amount of stuff that we are used to seeing in our devices, but it was Froyo nevertheless. Seeing this, XDA...

Samsung’s TouchWiz Working on FroYo-Running Nexus

There are a number of launchers available for Android, one of them being Samsung's TouchWiz launcher which is beautifully demonstrated on the Samsung Galaxy S i9000.If TouchWiz is a launcher that you've been hankering to try on your Google Nexus One, well now's your chance.  XDA forum member rolle3k has been working on the port...

Watch Mario Play on your Home Screen

If you're a fan of any Mario game or have played any of the games on any platform, then you'll appreciate this great Live Wallpaper by XDA forum member pikipirs.Watch Mario playing randomly generated levels featuring an outside level, underground level and a castle level in that order. Of course, as fascinating to watch through this...

Froyo Ported to HTC Vogue

Although, it is only in very early stages of development, XDA member dzo is in the process of porting the latest Android OS to the Vogue. Based on the AOSP released by Google, he has managed to get a booting version for the Vogue. The build is still not complete and many features needed for...

FroYo Source Code Published to AOSP

For all the budding developers, and established ones too, XDA forum members have been posting that this evening, Android's latest OS 2.2 aka FroYo is now being published to the Android Open Source Project!What does this mean?  Well, expect developers to start building and releasing delicious FroYo ROM's packed with delights for your Android devices!This...

Charging LED as CPU Status Indicator

XDA forum member britoso is back again with another Android app - this time making use of the LED on the Nexus One.Based off code from NetMeter, britoso has added to the original code to set the top-right battery LED colour depending on the CPU load.  NetMeterLED runs as a service in the background. Here are...

Turn Up the Volume with RemoteVol

If you like listening to music on your Google Nexus One, and you use the default wired headset, take a look at RemoteVol, a little app designed by XDA forum member t0ol.RemoteVol lets you control the music volume with the default wired headset.  A long press on the NEXT button increases the volume step by...

Get 720p Video Recording on Nexus One!

Out of the box, the Nexus One doesn't support HD (720p) video recording, but XDA developer charnsingh_online has made this awesome hack which allows HD recording for this device! It's just amazing what software can do to optimize hardware. This video shows the capabilities and quality of the Nexus One with the mod installed. The resolution improvement...

HTC Desire Joins the Froyo Party

Less than two weeks after the announcement of Froyo, the new version of Android that brings massively improved performance statistics, and the revamped OS is cropping up on many popular Android devices.You've seen the ports for the G1 and the myTouch in this article, but now it's the Desire's turn for an unofficial taste of...

Froyo on T-Mobile G1 and MyTouch 3G!

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 ChiefxReloaded , Enatefox and Azuske have been working on this and have now managed to get the...

Froyo: Having Trouble with the Market?

Many a Nexus One owner has been eager to trawl through the forums in search of the recently released Froyo 2.2 update for the device. However, it has recently emerged that the update was only a release candidate (check out this article for more details). This is rather unsurprising when it is put into consideration...

Update on Froyo: Leaked Version is a Release Candidate

There have been various rumors ever since the leaked version of Froyo was spotted a few days ago. The latest has been an anonymous tip from a Google insider who says that the build is not a test version as Google officials said, but rather a Release Candidate. What is the difference? Well, from a testing stand...