The Ice Cream Sandwich fever is still on and it’s like there’s no stopping until everybody gets a fair share of Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich. Just a week ago, quite a number of MIUI 4 custom ROMs based on Ice Cream Sandwich were released for a variety of Android devices.
If you own a Nexus S you should be smiling right now because an ICS-based custom version of MIUI 4 for your device was also released. The name of the custom ROM is Oodie Prime V2, created by the same XDA Developers member that brought forth Oodie Prime (ICS-based MIUI 4 ROM) for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. (You can check out our guide for upgrading your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to ICS using Oodie [...]
Yet again, Samsung Galaxy S owners are getting an upgraded firmware for their handsets. Known as firmware XWJW1, the upgrade is an update for Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread on the Galaxy S GT-I9000. It reportedly provides great performance, especially in battery life.
This firmware is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 models that are not network-locked. Do not apply this firmware on any other device than the model number mentioned, as this firmware may cause irreversible damage or harm to your device. If you’re not sure of your device’s model number, you can verify by heading to “Settings > About phone” or you can confirm by dialing *#1234# in your [...]
Thanks to DooMLoRD, member of the XDA-Developers forum, it is now possible to push the limits of the HTC Jetstream’s CPU to 2 GHz with the help of a custom kernel.
The first kernel of its kind for the HTC Jetstream, this kernel comes with a number of features, such as:CPU overclocked to 2.05 GHz CPU underclocked to 192 MHz GPU overclocked to 320 MHz For safe booting, the CPU is capped to bootup to a maximum of 1.53 GHz and a minimum of 384 MHz, slightly undervolted (at least to stock frequencies) Uses LZMA compression Added a lot of fixing/patches, including CPU Hotplug notifications / CPU unaligned access VDD CPU voltage control (@ [...]
A lot of people are still waiting to get a taste of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and now it’s the turn of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro users. An ICS firmware was recently released for the said device. If you own an Xperia mini pro, you can get Ice Cream Sandwich running on your phone now. Check out our complete guide below to know the steps.
Before you get too excited about installing this ICS firmware on your Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro, take note that this firmware is not an official release from Sony. This firmware was developed by kamarush–a third-party developer. It is still unclear when the official ICS firmware for this device will be released by [...]
Even the HP Touchpad gets a dose of Ice Cream Sandwich, thanks to CyanogenMod 9. Though still in the Alpha stage, an updated release, Alpha 0.6, includes a number of stability and user interface additions, such as:Touchscreen fixes. Ability to hide the combined bar (navigation buttons and clock) for full screen. This uses ICS api so it will require api support but not all apps have been updated. This is an option under Settings > Interface > System > Combined Bar. Scrollable quick settings. Reboot to recovery works via the power menu but sometimes the tablet will shut down rather than reboot. Preliminary support for ROM Manager. (You’ll need ROM Manager [...]
Ice Cream Sandwich just seems to love the Motorola Droid Razr. Recently the device has received an Ice Cream Sandwich leak found to be running with the Motoblur user interface but now the Droid Razr has a new surprise. An AOSP ROM based on CyanogenMod 9 by RootzWiki member dhacker29 has just fallen into the Droid Razr’s lap.
Dubbed IC3RAZR, this ROM is based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and is currently in its alpha stage. Understandably, there are still a few bugs that need working on, such as:ADB USB Mass Storage mounting Camera GTalk camera issues Market loads but unfortunately cannot install apps
Everything else, however, like SMS, GPS, [...]
The Android community is brewing up a lot of good stuff with Ice Cream Sandwich in it. You might already have tasted some of it, like those CyanogenMod 9 builds which they are piously working on.
Just like what you are hoping for, we also wish that someday soon we can already see a perfect custom ROM built from Android 4.0 core. This might not have come just yet but a lot of good progress is very visible nowadays.
Team Hacksung is one of the ardent teams that are working on porting ICS into Samsung devices. The team recently released a new and updated build of its ROM which is tailored to work on a Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000. Build 15 is the newest version and [...]