Owners of the Motorola Milestone will have a very big reason to celebrate as the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now available for the device, thanks to the developers in the CyanogenMod community for their continuous support in delivering brand-new updates for many Android devices. Their latest development, CyanogenMod 9, promises to be the exact replica of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich, and more.
This update, however, is not the official update released or endorsed by Motorola but an alternative way of getting Ice Cream Sandwich on your device. This is still a beta version of the firmware, with minor bugs and glitches still present. Core features are [...]
As days go by, more and more Android smartphones are already tasting the sweetness of the newest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and soon to be included on the list is HTC Rezound. Although the official firmware upgrade is yet to be released by HTC, you can get a foretaste of Android 4.0.1 on your HTC Rezound, complete with the look and feel of the HTC Sense 3.5 UI.
The leaked update includes only the kernel and system.img. According to the RootzWiki forum thread discussing this leaked update, the firmware is not stable enough for use daily. The update also displays watermarks all over. Most features work, but there are more troublesome functionalities than working [...]
It’s no surprise that CyanogenMod 9 has arrived for the Motorola Droid. It seems that every device always gets the good stuff, and the Motorola Droid is no exception, as Ice Cream Sandwich is now heading its way–unofficially, of course. CyanogenMod 9 presents a whole batch of new features and remains faithful to the Ice Cream Sandwich build.
The Motorola Droid may possess ancient hardware by today’s standards, but developers loyal and faithful to the Motorola Droid are making it possible to get Ice Cream Sandwich running on the device.
If you still have your Motorola Droid (yeah, go get it from your closet now) and you want to breathe new life into [...]
If you want your HTC Desire HD to sport a new look while upgrading to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich, then you’re in luck—we have a step-by-step guide on how to install the MIUI 4 ROM on your mobile device.
MIUI 4 is a combination of MIUI’s interface sweetened by the features of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. The custom ROM is currently in its beta form, with a few minor bugs that need fixing. If you’re using your device for video recording and USB Tethering, you might want to postpone until the next update, since these said features don’t work yet in the custom ROM.
The following, however, are working in MIUI 4:Phone radios GPS Audio SD card Camera [...]
It was only a matter of time before Ice Cream Sandwich came to the HTC Evo 4G. Users of this HTC device can now enjoy a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, thanks to independent developers at the XDA Developers forum.
An alpha version of the Android 4.0.3 firmware was recently released for the HTC Evo 4G, put together by dedicated third-party developers. At the moment, there is no official news when this particular device will receive an official update from HTC, but for those of you who can’t wait to run ICS on your HTC Evo 4G devices, here’s a quick list of what currently works in the firmware.Wi-Fi Bluetooth Audio Carrier service Touchscreen Data Usage [...]
A few weeks ago, I received a comment on one of my posts stating that a good way to improve battery life is to change your current background image to a black background. Naturally, I immediately changed my background to a small black image I found on the web. In addition, I made sure I tracked my daily battery life changes through screen shots. Furthermore, I ran these tests using the Galaxy Nexus standard battery and the extended battery.Standard Battery
Normally, the standard Galaxy Nexus battery would get me 11-13 hours of normal daily use. I am, of course, a pretty heavy user. Once I changed my phone background to black, I achieved over 16 hours of the same [...]
Everyone believes the Android platform is more secure compared to other mobile platforms such as Windows Phone or Symbian. However, hackers can still find their way to penetrate a platform’s sturdy wall.
Recently, a Trojan horse virus, which appeared as “harmless media player,” was discovered by a group of developers. Phones infected with this virus started sending spam messages to other mobile phone users. The DroidDream malware also hit a number of apps in the Android Market. These malware programs or viruses bring devastating effects, such as recording phone calls, stealing information, accessing confidential information, and making unauthorized [...]
The Nexus One is the device that many people had once craved for. But, let’s face it–it is not a hot thing anymore, as better devices are popping out in the market. This is inevitable, though–a time will definitely have to come when a product becomes obsolete. In this case, obsolete in terms of the “What’s the hot thing?” criterion. But, for those who have kept their Nexus One alive, there is great news for you. The time for your Nexus One to get some slick and classy upgrade has finally come.
For those who still do not know, version 4 of the popular MIUI ROM based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich has arrived for the Nexus One. If you want to load up [...]