With the number of new Android devices released in the market, many developers have found themselves tinkering with new and famous phones or tablets for its user base. Often times older devices are buried to technological oblivion but not the Galaxy Tab 10.1. In fact, there is a new custom kernel for the device dubbed as Yoda’s Kernel. It’s not something from Star Wars but it has exciting features worth checking out.
XDA Developers member Ryrzy decided to direct development efforts to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the result? Yoda’s Kernel version 2.4. The kernel comes with custom boot animation, added CPU uV, enabled cifs/utf8, enabled basic NTFS support, [...]
The 3G variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 GT-P7500 can now be hacked to enable voice calls. Having a tablet that can also make calls is a great way of optimizing usage so that you don’t have to switch devices to keep in touch with the people important to you. Since the Galaxy Tab 10.1 came with a 3G variant, it has always been theoretically possible to enable phone call functionality. Luckily, XDA Developers member almaqdad figured out how to make this a reality, so you can now try it for yourself.
This hack can only be applied to certain ROMs, though. Specifically, the stock Samsung ROM for Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), the Android 4.1 Jelly [...]