Tag Archives: ROM

CyanogenMod 10 Teased On Video Running On An LG Optimus 4X

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdcMZMRQdqo&feature=player_embedded It seems that the move to CyanogenMod 10 has been quite quick! The CyanogenMod team has shown off CM10 working on the LG Optimus 4X, including audio and 1080p video recording. They did say that while merging 4.1 source into their 4.0 code wouldn’t work, the transfer to 4.1 wouldn’t take… 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

Jelly Bean Wallpapers Pulled From SDK, Posted Online For All

With the Jelly Bean SDK already in the wild, we knew it was just a matter of time before someone uploaded downloads we’d all want pulled straight from the SDK. Thanks to the boys at XDA, the very first thing you can grab are wallpapers Google has designed for Jelly Bean. The file is just 2.2MB in size and has 12 wallpapers all found in the new Jelly… 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

Samsung Galaxy S III Receives Official CyanogenMod Nightly Builds

There’s no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be one of the top selling Android devices of the year, but some users just can’t deal with the company’s intrusive TouchWiz UI. That’s where Cyanogenmod comes in. The aftermarket firmware distributor has announced that official nightly builds are ready for installation on Samsung’s flagship device. Keep… Read more