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Although still in its alpha stage, a custom ROM based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the HTC Thunderbolt has been released. Users of the HTC Thunderbolt can thank RootzWiki forum member ProTrekk for the chance to taste Ice Cream Sandwich on the Thunderbolt. Though ProTrekk created this ROM…

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Good news Android enthusiasts: the famous aftermarket firmware from China, the MIUI ROM, has now been unofficially  ported to the HTC Thunderbolt and reportedly works completely. Thanks to the hard work of developers DroidVicious and ErisHasNoBattery of RootzWiki, HTC Thunderbolt users can now load a fully working MIUI custom ROM…

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Google made the software development kit (SDK) for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich available on the very same day as Google launched Android’s latest version–and the Android developer community, especially custom ROM developers, quickly slurped the delicious treat.  One guy was able to make an SDK port for one of…

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The HTC Thunderbolt has a had a pretty hard time getting the upgrade from Froyo to Gingerbread. We’ve seen leaks, and rumors galore about the update. Not to mention the fact that the official OTA got yanked, which has gotten Thunderbolt users pretty frustrated, and perhaps looking to change to a…

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If you’re presently using an HTC Android device, chances are you’re a sitting duck for malicious hacking. Working with security experts Justin Case and Trevor Eckhart, Artem Russakovski of Android Police, reported about a security flaw in HTC Android gadgets that could potentially allow intruders to access sensitive information on…

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Verizon has several new Android devices lined up to replace older models for the holidays. According a photo of a list leaked by a tipster, the new upcoming Verizon devices include the HTC Thunderbolt 2 (replacing the HTC Thunderbolt), Samsung Stratosphere (replacing the Samsung Fascinate), and the Samsung Prime (replacing…

August Topnotchers: Top 5 Android Phones

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by on September 5, 2011 2:40 am
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In the coming months, the Android landscape will definitely change, pending the release of much awaited phones like Nexus Prime, Droid Bionic, and Galaxy S II, as well as the high anticipation for Ice Cream Sandwich. Until then, there are phones in the market that can give the rest of…

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Very little is currently known about Verizon’s upcoming Android superphone, the HTC Vigor, but last week’s leaked photos of the HTC Vigor on Droid Life tell us a few more things about it. The most revealing is the shot of its contoured back side, which reminds us of an earlier…

How to Root Your HTC Thunderbolt

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by on August 8, 2011 2:45 am
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When it came out into the market, everyone had his/her eyes on the HTC Thunderbolt, and many were mesmerized by its speed and performance. In one breath, it was immediately described awesome. Yet, enthusiasts and power users were hardly satisfied. You know these types of folks–they just won’t settle with…