HTC has announced that it has made the source code for the HTC One model available to developers in its Developer Center.
Following the rollout of Android 4.1.2 for the international variant of Galaxy Note last month, Samsung has now released the Jelly Bean source code for the GT-N7000 handset.
Following the Android 4.1 update rollout for Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S3 two weeks ago, the Jelly Bean source code for the handset is now available to download on Samsung’s website.
We can always rely on Samsung to make the kernel files for its smartphones and tablets available for the masses, sometimes even before the device hits the market. The latest source codes for a trio of Galaxy devices have now been uploaded on Samsung’s Open Source website.
There’s no stopping Samsung from releasing the source codes for AT&T’s Galaxy Express and T-Mobile’s Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 — even when they’re not yet in stores.
Yesterday, Samsung made the source code for the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and the AT&T version of the Galaxy Note 2 available on its website. Now, the source code for the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has been made available
When it comes to giving power users the software ammo needed to tinker with their devices, Samsung has set a pretty good example for other manufacturers — though admittedly there are a few things that still need to be worked on. At this point, it’s no longer a surprise to see Samsung releasing more source codes for its devices, the latest of which belong to the AT&T variant of Galaxy Note 2, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.
The flip-flopping that LG has done in the past in terms of Android 4.0 updates for the Optimus 2X is well documented by Android Authority. After re-confirming that Ice Cream Sandwich won’t come to the handset, a different branch of the company reported otherwise. Last we heard the software upgrade was already sent via OTA to a Korean version of the phone, the SU660.
The gradual commercial release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in various markets means that tinkerers have been harvesting stock firmwares of the phablet for developing custom ROMs and the likes. However, there’s still one special ingredient missing from the recipe, the Note 2’s source code. This should no longer be a problem, since Samsung has made the source code publicly available.
Samsung is releasing the Android 4.0 ICS source code for several tablets, which include several variants of the the Galaxy Note 10.1, the 3G and WiFi Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the WiFi Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus.