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How to Overclock the HTC Jetstream to 2 GHz with a Custom Kernel

by: Carl ParkerFebruary 16, 2012

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 (@ [...]
 
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Install Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro

by: Ken EastFebruary 16, 2012

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 [...]

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Install CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0.6 ICS on HP TouchPad

by: Carl ParkerFebruary 15, 2012

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 [...]
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Upgrade Droid Razr to Stock Ice Cream Sandwich via IC3RAZR Alpha

by: Carl ParkerFebruary 15, 2012

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, [...]

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Upgrade Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 to Team Hacksung ICS ROM Build 15

by: JoseFebruary 14, 2012

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 [...]

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Upgrade the Nexus S 4G to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Build IMM26

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 14, 2012

Following in the footsteps of its older brother, the Nexus S 4G can now be manually upgraded to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.

When the Android ICS update was released, the Nexus S was one of the first few devices that became the guinea pigs of XDA Developers. And now, you can enjoy the latest ICS update on your Nexus S 4G.

XDA Developer mrxkills is kind enough to share his discovered treasures of the official ICS update. This update is based on Android 4.0.4 ICS for your Nexus S 4G on Sprint and CDMA variant of the device, offering a new software modem, bootloader, a new IMM26 build number, and the sweetest ICS experience on your mobile phone. Compared to [...]

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Upgrade the Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro to Android 2.3.7 Using CyanogenMod 7.2

by: JoseFebruary 14, 2012

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro is quite a good Android smartphone that has been liked by many people. This device is known for its good performance and its cute form factor.

And, to give this cute phone some love, the very able team working on CyanogenMod ROMs just recently released CyanogenMod 7.2 (based on Android 2.3.7) for the Xperia Mini Pro. This latest ROM will offer new enhancements that will make the Xperia Mini Pro better when it comes to performance.

So, if you own an Xperia Mini Pro and would like to further enhance its capabilities, you can definitely check out this ROM. We have the step by step guide below if you want to [...]

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Update the Droid Razr with Enhanced Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread Firmware

by: JoseFebruary 13, 2012

While everybody is so busy trying to make the perfect Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM for various devices, some of the guys from the Android community just recently released an enhanced Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread custom ROM for the Motorola Droid Razr.

The firmware offers some enhancements to the LTE radio of the device, updates the Moto Car Finder app, and  even includes some enhancements for the Moto Blur UI. This update is a case of taking matters into our own hands, since Motorola is not really doing very well in sending new updates.

The Droid Razr is such an amazing Android smartphone. With a thin form factor, Kevlar back cover, powerful hardware–you [...]

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Install MIUI 4 Ice Cream Sandwich on HTC Desire Z and T-Mobile G2

by: JoseFebruary 13, 2012

Much has been said about MIUI. This popular custom ROM has already received so many good reviews from users.  One of the qualities that set this ROM apart from the others is its user interface. The simple and straightforward looks of its UI make this custom ROM stand out. Some might say that its design was just copied from the iPhone, but if you are already using it, you can definitely tell its distinct qualities.

The recently updated MIUI 4 has been an astounding breakthrough. This new update is already based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. Just imagine the awesomeness of MIUI combined with the greatness of ICS. This is a true powerhouse.

The latest MIUI [...]

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Upgrade Motorola Razr GSM/UMTS to Leaked Official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 13, 2012

Move over, Gingerbread.  Ice Cream Sandwich is here for the Motorola Razr.  Amidst anxious waiting for the official arrival of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on many Android devices, the Motorola Razr XT910 is one of those for whom an official update has not yet arrived.

But, thanks to a leaked copy of official ICS firmware, you can now upgrade your Motorola Razr to Ice Cream Sandwich.  The said leaked firmware reportedly comes with Linux kernel version 3.0.8, so it is expected to bring a lot of performance improvements to your phone.

Check out the rest of this guide for instructions on how to upgrade your Motorola Razr to this leaked official Android 4.0.3 Ice [...]

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