Tag Archives: kernel

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

Sprint Galaxy Nexus Receiving 4.2.1 Update Along With New Kernel

Oh, the curse of a carrier branded Nexus device. The Sprint Galaxy Nexus is now getting the update to 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, quite a bit later than its unlocked counterpart. Now there are two ways of looking at it. The more popular one is outrage, that Sprint delayed this update for two and a half months. It’s a Nexus device, it should get updates… Read more

Tired Of Switching Kernels Between TouchWiz And AOSP ROMs On The Note? Universal Kernel Now Available

The International Galaxy Note N7000 needs a different kernel for TouchWiz and AOSP ROMs. Meaning if you’re going to switch between the two, you’ll need to keep around two different versions of your favorite kernel (if the developer supports two different versions). Not a big inconvenience, but it could be easier. Now it is. The developer g.lewarne… Read more

PSA: Temporary CWM.zip Found To Brick Galaxy Note Too

It looks like they’ve found another thing that could be triggering the infamous eMMC brick bug. Apparently temporary CWM.zip contains the code necessary to cause a brick. These temporary zips are used to root the Note, when there is no custom kernel present. They should not be used for any reason, they can brick your phone. The recoveries in most… Read more

Motorola DROID RAZR Sees Software Leak To 6.16.215 That Includes Chrome, New Kernel, And New LTE Radio

The DROID RAZR is a handset that Motorola is obviously fond of as updates leak out frequently for the device and today brings another new one to the table. This latest leak bumps the software to version 6.16.215 and packs some important new features. First off, it brings Chrome loaded onto the device. We’re not sure if it also gets rid of the stock… Read more

Sony Releases Xperia S Source Code

ROM developers can breathe easier. Sony has just released the source code for its newest flagship handset, the Xperia S. The code is based on Android 4.0.4 and covers the recently updated v6.1.A.0.452 ICS firmware. While this release may not be initially important for everyday users, hackers should start seeing more functional and stable ROMS in the… Read more