Tag Archives: Code

Sony Releases Kernel Source For Xperia Z

Sony has been amazing with their developer support, trying to get AOSP support for the Xperia S, releasing alpha ROMs to the public with full source code, and now releasing full and working source code for their newest flagship, the Sony Xperia Z. Yes, even though the Xperia Z is not out in most of the world (only in Japan at the moment), full… Read more

Sony Xperia S AOSP Experiment Has Ended

It’s a sad day for us all, as Sony and Google ended the experiment to make the Sony Xperia S an AOSP device. For some it was a beacon of hope. Could a regular device build up enough support to match a Nexus? Could more devices follow? It seemed entirely possible at the time, as Sony worked with Google to release as much code as they could. However, it… Read more

Android 4.1.2 Released To AOSP, Hitting Nexus 7 Now

We’re releasing Android 4.1.2 to AOSP today, which is a minor update on top of 4.1.1. As a note to maintainers of community builds running on Nexus 7: please update to 4.1.2 at the first opportunity. Future variants of the grouper hardware will have a minor change in one of the components (the power management chip) that will not be compatible with… Read more

Is Your Phone Vulnerable To The USSD Wipe Bug? Here’s A Fix

We reported on a USSD wipe bug in Samsung devices, and it was later discovered to effect a lot more than just Samsungs. If there is some code in a site, it can initiate a remote wipe of your device without any confirmation. Very malicious and absolutely horrible if it were to happen to you. However, there is a fix. Bitdefender USSD Wipe Stopper will… Read more

Samsung Releases Jelly Bean Source Code For Galaxy S III LTE

Samsung will soon be releasing a new variant of the Galaxy S III in Europe, and it’ll be the best S III around. It’ll pack the original international models quad core Exynos 4412 powerhouse, but will also have the LTE capabilities and 2GB of RAM of the US models. It’s the absolute best of both worlds, with the only compromise being a little bit of added… Read more

Samsung Drops Kernel Source For Korean Galaxy Note 10.1

The kernel source for the Korean carrier models of the Galaxy Note 10.1 has dropped, with source available for both the SHW-M480K and SHW-M80S models. Both of these are carrier branded versions. The source is not available for the WiFi model yet, but knowing Samsung’s track record with source, it should be soon. Hit the source link to take a look at the… Read more

CyanogenMod Team Speaks Up About Jelly Bean

The CyanogenMod team posted this on Google+ to inform us about how the Jelly Bean update will work. Here is the full post: Jelly Bean Status Update Repositories for all AOSP projects have been created on our github to alleviate any potential mismatches (branch is ‘jellybean’). While Jelly Bean won’t require a major rewrite of all the CM… Read more