Tag Archives: Hacks & Mods

New Gingerbread leak for the Epic 4G gets stable

When the first Gingerbread leak for the Samsung Epic 4G reared its ugly head, there was a terrible initial reaction. Not only did 4G data not work, but there was GPS, temperature, and charging issues with the ROM to say the least. Now, there’s a now ROM in town. Gingerbread build number EE03 has just made its way online, and things are already going… Read more

Galaxy S II overclocked to 1.5GHz

Of all the Android devices coming out any time soon, the Samsung Galaxy S II is perhaps the most anticipated. According to all the reviews made available so far, the screen is gorgeous, it feels good in your hand, and it’s the fastest Android handset money can possibly buy. So what do you think hackers and modders want to do once they finally get their… Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II source code released

In recent months, Samsung has really tried to prove themselves as a customer-conscious company. They’ve been working hard to roll out updates in a timely manner (something they’re not doing to great with), and making sure to get the source code for new devices released as soon as possible (something they’re doing great with). In keeping up with one of… Read more

CyanogenMod 7.0.3 available now

Those running CyanogenMod 7 will be happy to know that a new version of the ever-popular ROM is available that fixes some security and notification issues. Lips are sealed on exactly what security issues have been taken care of in CyanogenMod 7.0.3, but that’s because until everyone has updated, the fewer who know about the security hole the better…. Read more

CyanogenMod 7 nightlies for LG G2X available now

Tired of waiting for Gingerbread to make it’s way to your shiny new LG G2X? If you’re a seasoned modder, then wait no more. CyanogenMod nightlies for both the G2X and Optimus 2X have gone live over the weekend, and not only do they bring Gingerbread to both devices, but they bring all of the other CM goodies fans of the ROM have come to know and… Read more

Android Live Chat #3 tomorrow at 4PM EST!

Hey all, I’m just popping in to leave a friendly reminder that tomorrow we will be holding the third installment of our new Android Live Chat sessions. Have questions about Android or just want to discuss your favorite mobile platform? Drop by DroidDog’s Ustream Channel at 4PM EST tomorrow and hang out with me and other enthusiasts. I will be on… Read more

Hackers enable HSUPA on the Motorola Atrix

Tired of waiting for AT&T’s upcoming fix that’s supposed to open up HSUPA on the Motorola Atrix 4G? Thanks to a couple of hackers from XDA, you don’t have to. By taking the radio from an update to Telstra’s Atrix, 1.4.2 to be exact, and flashing it via RSD Lite, you can finally enable HSUPA on your Atrix 4G. This hack is still in the earlier stages… Read more

Motorola rethinking stance on locked bootloaders

It looks like all the noise being made by developers in the Android community about Motorola’s locked bootloaders is about pay off. In a statement made to Irwin Proud, the man behind the locked bootloader petition on Groubal, a spokesperson from Motorola has said the following: In terms of your question – we completely understand the operator… Read more

CyanogenMod 7.0.2 available now

When CyanogenMod 7 final was first released roughly two weeks ago, the build certainly had its fair share of bugs. Last night, an updated version of the ROM was released that fixes those bugs and more. Originally numbered 7.0.1, but pulled due to an error, CyanogenMod 7.0.2 aims to fix all the bugs 7.0 still had present, as well as add some new… Read more