Tag Archives: Open

HTC Releases Source Code For HTC DROID DNA

HTC has released the source code for its coveted DROID DNA on Verizon. This is quite surprising, because HTC has always liked to delay releasing source code for as long as possible. This quick release is great and exactly what we want to see from all companies. This source code, together with the bootloader unlock methods we have, will do a lot of good… Read more

Google Wants To Create An AirPlay Alternative

Apple’s AirPlay is a very popular way to stream content between Apple devices, but it’s a proprietary system. Unfortunately, this means that us non-Apple users are left without a solid way to stream content between any devices we want. There is no real open standard, but there will be if Google has their way. Google already has a way to stream from… Read more

Galaxy Nexus Running webOS Gets So Much Better

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4TZKiDIGY0U The last time we showed you webOS on the Galaxy Nexus, the most we could say is that it booted. And that was a huge feat, don’t get me wrong, but it wasn’t exactly functional. However, this video shows how much progress they’ve made. It shows off UI scaling, and besides the lag and some… Read more

Open webOS Ported To Transformer Prime, What A Cool Sight

We just wanted to share this image with you: Another Android device running Open webOS. If this is the future of webOS, we definitely wouldn’t mind that. Imagine two open source OSes dual booted on your phone a year from now. My love for webOS will never fade, and this could mean it will be given another chance. Android… 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

Android Open Kang Project Releases First Jelly Bean Build

While AOKP beat the CyanogenMod team to fully featured build of Ice Cream Sandwich, it seems that CyanogenMod has hit Jelly Bean first. Well AOKP has finally released a Jelly Bean build, and they did not hold back. A lot of the ICS features have already been implemented into this build, so you can expect a very good experience. Some of the features… Read more

Ouya Opens Up Pre-orders To Everyone

If you didn’t feel like backing Ouya while it was on Kickstarter then you’re in luck because the team behind Ouya have just announced that pre-orders for the Android gaming console are now live. There’s a few options for pricing which are: U.S. Orders 1 Console + 1 Controller = $109.99 1 Console + 2 Controllers = $139.99 1 Console + 4… Read more

Top 5 Android ROMs?

First of all, I want to get this out of the way: We at DroidDog do not encourage rooting or modding your phone, and if you are inclined to do so, do it at your own risk. But if you’re already rooted, this article may be for you. At LifeHacker, they have composed a list of the 5 best Android ROMs compiled by their readers. And these do seem to be the… 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