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Install MIUI 4 and Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on Samsung Galaxy Nexus Via ViciousMIUI ROM

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 9, 2012

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 [...]

 
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Upgrade Samsung Galaxy R I9103 to Android 2.3.6 Via Infected ROM

by: Carl ParkerFebruary 9, 2012

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 [...]
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Upgrade HTC Desire S to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Through Virtuous Quattro ROM

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 9, 2012

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 [...]

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Upgrade HTC Desire HD to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Via Virtuous Quattro ROM

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 8, 2012

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 [...]

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Upgrade Motorola Atrix 4G to Android 4.0.3 ICS Via CyanogenMod 9

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 8, 2012

If you have given up hope for the Ice Cream Sandwich update for your Motorola Atrix 4G, then you’re in luck—we have a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on your device via CyanogenMod 9.

The Motorola Atrix has been known for its 1 GHz dual-core processor, qHD display, a fingerprint scanner running on the back, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread running in its system.  However, through CyanogenMod 9, you can now get Ice Cream Sandwich up and running on your Atrix 4G.

CyanogenMod 9 for the Motorola Atrix 4G is currently in its beta form. So, expect a few bugs and some features not yet working properly on your device. Nevertheless, most [...]

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New XXJVU Galaxy S Firmware Leaked. Updates Phone with Value Pack (Face Unlock, Photo Editor and New Lock Screen)

by: Richard GutierrezFebruary 8, 2012
Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 users will be happy about this new Firmware leak, with this Firmware called XXJVU you will get a taste of Galaxy Note lockscreen, Photo Editor apps of Galaxy S2 and even the Face unlock from Ice Cream Sandwich.
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Upgrade Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi/3G P7500 to Ice Cream Sandwich via CyanogenMod 9

by: JoseFebruary 7, 2012

CyanogenMod is a good proof of how awesome things are in the Android community. Based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest CyanogenMod 9 is currently breaking a lot of boundaries. The team behind this project is aiming to put this custom ROM into as many devices as it can. And, true enough, it is indeed happening.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi/3G is among the items on the growing list of devices that are compatible with CyanogenMod 9. Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners can now taste the goodness of Ice Cream Sandwich. You need not wait for Samsung to release an official Android 4.0 update for your tablet.  Heaven knows that such official updates usually take forever to [...]

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Install Official Samsung Market and Apps on Galaxy S Running Ice Cream Sandwich

by: JoseFebruary 7, 2012

The Galaxy S was one of the most successful phones made by Samsung. You could never go wrong with this Android smartphone. With its impressive hardware and stellar performance–the best of its time–success had been easy for this smartphone.

And, while this Android smartphone has been denied official Ice Cream Sandwich goodness by its own maker, the Galaxy S got a nice ICS treatment from the ever-dependable guys at XDA Developers. The CyanogenMod-based Onecosmic RC3Plus ICS ROM, for instance, is getting better and is nearing its perfection. The beta version of the ROM has already received a lot of good reviews from people who have tried it.

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Upgrade HTC Incredible S to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich with Virtuous Quattro ROM

by: Alvin YbañezFebruary 7, 2012

Owners of the HTC Incredible S surely love the phone and its 4-inch cinematic display and surround audio powered by SRS. Aside from having a unique contoured design for a tighter grip, the HTC Incredible S also packs a 1 GHz processor for efficient multitasking and a built-in camcorder for capturing moments in HD–both of which makes the phone superbly appealing.  As if those weren’t enough, the HTC Incredible S now has one more reason to become more lovable–Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich accessible to the device via the Virtuous Quattro ROM.

Directly built out of pure AOSP code, the ROM is expected to bring a pure Ice Cream Sandwich experience to [...]

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Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 to Official Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread Build DDLA1

by: Ken EastFebruary 7, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 is one of Samsung’s very popular entry-level Android handsets.  When it was first released into the market, it originally came with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.  But, Samsung has already released an official update for the device, which will bring the phone’s firmware to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread.

Also referred to as build DDLA1, the firmware update ties up some of the loose ends in the original firmware build that came with the Galaxy Y when it first came out.  So, even though the new version is not as exciting as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it may be worth updating your Galaxy Y with it.

This firmware update build DDLA1 [...]

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