Tag Archives: custom

First Custom Theme For Sense 4 Theme Engine Released

Since Sense 3.0 was released, HTC had its own theme engine built in, using a proprietary format. Why they used a proprietary format no one knows, but they did. Luckily, two devs by the name of Flemmard and Diamondback found a way to crack the format. With Sense 3.5, HTC changed the format (again, why is HTC so anti-modding?), but they managed to crack… Read more

HTC Desire HD Get’s Unofficial Ice Cream Sandwich With Sense 3.6, The Promised Update That Never Was

The developers at XDA Developers have delivered what HTC didn’t: An Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 ROM with the Sense 3.6 overlay. It’s basically what HTC promised but never delivered. I would like to clarify that HTC could deliver, but they didn’t for a good reason. The update required a partition resizing, meaning user data would be wiped. HTC deemed this… Read more

Editorial: How Long Does An Android ROM Last?

This has been a question in the back of my mind ever since I flashed my first ROM on the Samsung Captivate almost two years ago. It seems so long ago, but the question remains: how long does a ROM last? It has really come to mind while on a cross country road trip, watching my current ROM deteriorate over time. This has been a problem across all… Read more

AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) Milestone 5 Released

The angry pink unicorn gods have once again parted the clouds and shined their majestic rainbow upon us. Milestone 5 of the popular AOKP ROM has been released for all supported devices! With it comes a plethora of fixes and improvements. AOKP is a stock based Ice Cream Sandwich ROM with an incredible amount of customizable options and themes. If you’d… Read more