A few days ago, a new Ice Cream Sandwich firmware leak for the Samsung Galaxy S2 crawled down the grapevine. The leaked firmware, referred to as build XXLPB, included interface 3D effects during scrolling and improved battery performance.
XDA Developers member althebyani has created a new Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM based on XXLPB firmware, mixed with CyanogenMod 9 source. The custom ROM is called Thebyani ROM ICS for SGS2. The developer has even done away with the TouchWiz UI to give the ROM a clean AOSP look.
Some of this ROM’s features include:Fast booting. GPS has been fixed. Pure Ice Cream Sandwich. Improved battery life and [...]
Developers everywhere are on a mission to make sure that Android devices with no official release of Ice Cream Sandwich get their own bit of happiness. Yet, even though the HTC Amaze 4G is earmarked for an official ICS update from HTC at some unspecified date this year, users of the amazing phone are getting impatient.
But, apparently, there’s little room for fretting, as the HTC Amaze 4G gets its own early taste of Ice Cream Sandwich in the form of the Evervolv Iaceo Preview 1 ROM, based on AOSP and without HTC Sense. If you’re a fan of the stock, Sense-less Android look, then this ROM is for you.
This ROM was developed by XDA Developers member [...]
In the wait for Ice Cream Sandwich for the Droid Incredible 2, most users have given up the hope of ever receiving an update. Some have learned to appreciate the default OS running on their devices, while others would risk it just to upgrade their phone.
Members of XDA Developers are alert to the cries of Android users seeking ICS for their phones. Thus, independent devs seek an alternative way to bring Ice Cream Sandwich to a variety of Android devices.
Through jmztaylor’s MIUI v4 ROM, you can taste the sweetness of Ice Cream Sandwich right on your Droid Incredible 2. Although the ROM is in its alpha build, this will give you hope that a stable version of Ice [...]
Touch is definitely in and ClockworkMod touch-enabled recovery is on a roll. After hitting both the Nexus S and the Galaxy Nexus, it was only a matter of time before it reached the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket on AT&T.
sk8erwitskil, a member of XDA Developers, has managed to port the touch-enabled recovery from the Galaxy Nexus to the Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket. The port is still in its beta stage, but testers have reported it to be working fine and were able to flash without any problems.
Before you get too excited, it’s important to note that what we’re covering today is the “fakeflash” version, which means that it won’t [...]
Samsung Galaxy S users are beginning to enjoy ICS on their devices, however some users are facing issues with Wi-Fi connections, particularly those who have updated to Android 4.0.3 ICS RC 4.1.
Galaxy S users who have installed the ICS RC 4.1 unofficial update on their Galaxy S have reported experiencing unstable Wi-Fi connections. Thankfully, a fix has been released to address the issue.
In this article, you will learn how to apply the update to fix the Wi-Fi bug in Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich RC 4.1.Requirements and RemindersThe fix works only on the Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 running Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich RC 4.1. If your Wi-Fi is [...]