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Nexus Q Has A Little Life In It, Gets CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies

The Nexus Q has faced a tough life. Its release was put on hold while Google was redoing it. Then it was completely taken off the Play Store and seems to be cancelled. We don’t know its official fate, but the modding community can still save the few that are in existence. CyanogenMod has released the first CM10.1 nightly for the device, bringing it up… Read more

Nexus S Gets Port Of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 ROM

Did you ever wonder if the Kindle Fire UI was suitable for phones? Did you ever want to try it out, see what it’s like to live without the Play Store? If you’re a Nexus S owner, this could be your chance. An XDA member named GalaxyUser has ported the entire Kindle Fire HD 8.9 ROM to his Nexus S and released it publicly. You should not worry about… Read more

Nexus 10 Gets Its First CyanogenMod 10 Nightly

Following the release of the first Nexus 4 CyanogenMod 10 nightly, the Nexus 10 gets the same treatment. Its first nightly is now live, so hit the source link and grab it if you have an unlocked Nexus 10 and can’t wait to improve functionality. Do so at your own risk of course. But it should be a welcome improvement over stock 4.2, considering how……. Read more

HTC HD2 Gets Windows Phone 8 Port, Proves Immortality

The HTC HD2 is an absolute legend. Launched with Windows Mobile 6.5 and an absolutely massive screen size (for its time), it was an extremely popular device. However, WM6.5 did not suit people, so they hacked on Android, along with a bunch of proprietary skins. They also got Meego to run on it. And various distros of Linux, and Windows Phone 7, 7.5, and… Read more

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

LG Optimus G Has Locked Bootloader

This is sad news indeed. An LG rep has confirmed that the Optimus G “doesn’t support an unlocked bootloader.” This means that hacking AOSP on that thing is very unlikely, if not impossible. That’s disappointing, and defeats the purpose of an Android device. When happened to the openness of Android? I guess it’s just more reason to buy Samsung devices… Read more