Finally, the original 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab gets to taste some Ice Cream Sandwich. Thanks to a MIUI 4 port for the original Galaxy Tab P1000, the tablet can now enjoy some of the goodness of Android 4.0.
A member of XDA Developers, sinamosavi, was able to port the MIUI 4 ROM to the Galaxy Tab. The ROM is based on CyanogenMod 9, which in turn is based on stock Android 4.0 code from the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).
The custom ROM for the Galaxy Tab is still an alpha build, so you can expect it to carry several bugs. Among the known bugs included in the ROM are all bugs carried over from CyanogenMod 9. Wi-Fi and SD mounts are also [...]
With how big Ice Cream Sandwich is nowadays, it seems like everyone’s waiting for his/her share. Though it may not be Ice Cream Sandwich, the LG Optimus Me P350 has its own surprise. Thanks to XDA Developers forum member pax0r, LG Optimus Me P350 users get their own taste of AOSP Gingerbread.
An unofficial release of the CyanogenMod 7.2 ROM is looking quite promising for the device. With the exception of the partially broken camera and the headset button, nearly everything in this ROM works.
Before you get too excited, however, it’s worth noting that this unofficial CyanogenMod 7.2 ROM is still a work in progress and may have a few bugs that need to [...]
Looks like the official CyanogenMod 9 for the Galaxy S GT-I9000 is starting to take shape. With features like a custom launcher called Trebuchet (based on the stock Android 4.0 launcher from Google) and toggle buttons in the notification bar, the CyanogenMod 9 ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 is one of the best ways for your phone to enjoy Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.
CyanogenMod 9 ROM is still in its beta testing stage and as such, it still has a few bugs that need to be addressed. If you’re willing to go through them to get this amazing ROM on your phone, read on for a quick guide.Requirements and RemindersMake sure to backup all the data on [...]
Nothing beats the pure sweetness that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich offers to consumers. If you want to experience pure ICS without having to buy a Galaxy Nexus, then you you can use an aptly named ROM–Pure ICS–on your Samsung Galaxy S2.
According to the developer, the Pure ICS ROM providers, er, pure ICS and lists the following working features (among many others):Pure ICS user interface Improved battery life Rooted and latest SU ICS keyboard ICS launcher Stock ICS icons Optimized apps and framework Fully deodexed and zipaligned Integrated with Google add-ons Google Music 4.1.1511 TouchWiz removed
So, if you want your Samsung Galaxy S2 to run [...]
The Ice Cream Sandwich madness is not yet over as another HTC device just recently got a taste of its irresistible sweetness. With the help of the Virtuous Quattro ROM, your HTC Desire Z can provide you with the pure Google experience of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The HTC Desire Z has been known to combine productivity and leisure into one device. Its QWERTY keyboard allows users to compose text messages in a flash, while maintaining its slim design. It sports a 3.7-inch screen for mobile browsing, and an 800-MHz CPU for your multitasking needs. The phone runs Android 2.2 Froyo, but you can now enjoy Android 4.0.3 ICS via Virtuous Quattro on your [...]
The looks of pure Ice Cream Sandwich appear tantalizing on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but for some people, the device dons a better look if it wears the face of MIUI 4. Owing to a clean and easy-to-use user interface, MIUI is one of the world’s favorites when it comes to custom Android ROMs.
Using the freshest and latest builds from Chinese sources, DroidVicious (the ROM’s developer) took pains to port the Chinese build, translate it, and deodex it so that the rest of the Galaxy Nexus world can enjoy MIUI 4 on their handsets. MIUI, in case you haven’t heard yet, originates in China.
Based on MIUI 4, DroidVicious’ ROM is aptly called [...]
Good news for Samsung Galaxy R I9103 users! A new custom ROM has finally come your way in the shape of the Infected ROM. The ROM’s name couldn’t be more apt, as this ROM is not just packed but also literally infected with many great features. Here’s a brief list of what you can expect:Based on DKK5 Stock kernel based Rooted Deodexed Zipaligned Removed Sammy bloatware Added Epic4g Touch Launcher No SMS log Auto EFS backup Auto Zip align at every boot Added sqlite.so and sqlite_ini.so from Ice Cream Sandwich Added App Process, which improves performance and added System Server, which improves scrolling; both from Ice Cream Sandwich CyanogenMod 7 Music [...]
One of HTC’s amazing phones for the year 2011 brings even more surprises to its users for the year 2012. Originally shipping with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the HTC Desire S not only is upgradable to the latest Gingerbread (Android 2.3.5) but also to the latest Android (4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich). Thanks to the Virtuous Quattro ROM, ICS is no longer out of reach of HTC Desire S users.
The phone is crafted with a sturdy aluminum chassis while maintaining a sleek build. It sports a 1 GHz processor and has an in-built HD camcorder for capturing your memories the high-definition way. What better way to maximize your enjoyment of the HTC Desire S’s desirable hardware [...]
Although the official update for the HTC Desire HD has not yet been released, Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich is already making its way to the HTC Desire HD through custom ROMs, one of which is the Virtuous Quattro ROM.
Currently, Virtuous Quattro for the Desire HD is in alpha 3 stage of development. Yet, despite being still in alpha, the ROM already has more features working than non-working. According to the developer, both the camcorder and Bluetooth are still not working, as well as some other non-working features yet to be identified.
The HTC Desire HD is known for its 4.3-inch cinematic display with Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual surround sound. The [...]