The Samsung Galaxy Gio may not be the most powerful or feature rich Android device on the market, but offering Android 2.2 Froyo, a 16m color screen and a 3.2 MP auto-focus camera at under $160 is more then a bargain. Intended as a budget device, the Gio has found itself in the hands of quite a few eager Android users. If you thought the phone felt bland, you can unleash its full potential now that root access has been achieved. Read on for more on how to root the Gio.
T-Mobile LG G2x Android phone has been overclocked to a whooping 1.5 GHz with all credits going to faux123 at XDA Developers. The overclocking kernel is based on LGE Stock Froyo source code with FakeShmoo Undervolt and Overclocking hack by Cpasjuste. The current version of this custom kernel is compatible with LG G2x running stock builds with root along with EaglesBlood, Ultimate G2x and Sinister custom Android 2.2 Froyo ROMs. Read More
While the Froyo update for the Samsung Epic 4G is gradually ending up on the devices via OTA updates gradually, not everyone can make their peace with that, especially not when there is a manual method at hand. This has been made possible by Android Central forum member Paul627g
who has not only released the flashable version of this update, but it even comes pre-rooted ridding you of the need to root your device if you were to wait for an OTA updare from Sprint! For more on the EC05
update and how to install it on your device, read on!
Plenty of Nook Color owners who have Android 2.2 Froyo or Android 3.0 Honeycomb running on their devices wish to backup entirely whatever the SD card contains using a no-frills method. The guide that will follow is built for Windows and Linux and it allows users to make an image of their entire SD card that they can use later to restore the device. Read on for details.
A new custom ROM based on the widely used Android 2.2 Froyo, for the Samsung Galaxy Tab has surfaced on XDA-Developers courtesy of the forum member boyppc
. Not a lot of ROMs have surfaced for the Galaxy Tab, and since this one just recently hit the internet, why not try it out? For more on this ROM and how to install it, read on!
Motorola Atrix 4G has just received it’s first custom ROM! Yes, that’s right XDA-Developers forum member designgears
has just released what is termed as a basic custom ROM for the Atrix 4G. The developer has created this ROM in a way that would allow it to be flashed to a non rooted Atrix 4G and where possible, a rooted Atrix 4G. For more information and installation, read on!
A new home app for Android has made it’s way into the marketplace. The app called HeLauncher
is an attempt by the developer to keep things simple and productive. Device manufacturers tend to customize the home app for their devices to give a different feel to the user while standing out from the competition. HeLauncher is an attempt to throw that notion by the manufacturers right out the window by bringing together the proprietary home apps from various manufactures under one roof for you to choose the preferred one on the go. However there are a few other custom docks for you to choose as well. If you want change, read on!
While many custom Android ROMs have been cooked for the HTC Inspire 4G including some ports from the HTC Desire HD, one of the most popular ROMs currently available for the device is the Android Revolution 4G. The Revo 4G offers a a lot smoother use in terms of scrolling, swiping between sense screens and a much nicer feel to it. Read on for full feature list and tutorial on how to install this ROM.
If you want one of the cool new Android phones HTC just released with the latest version of HTC Sense but are stuck with your HTC EVO 4G, fret not as the ROM from the new HTC Incredible S has been successfully ported to the EVO 4G, thanks to XDA-Developers forum members myn
and you can install this ROM on your EVO 4G by following this guide.
Tried all the custom Froyo ROMs on your Samsung Galaxy S I9000 or Captivate? If that geek in you still hungers for more, we might just have something you can cook up to feed that appetite. RomKitchen is a web app that allows you to conveniently create your very own Galaxy S or Captivate Froyo ROM through a GUI in a few simple steps. Please note that if you have any other Galaxy S variant, like the Epic 4G, Vibrant or Fascinate, ROMs created through this web app won’t work on these devices.
If you own a Nook Color, you can now install Android 2.2 Froyo on your tablet's external SD card while keeping your original operating system intact on the internal SD card, and dual-boot into the Android version of your choice using ‘Nookie Froyo’ dual boot ROM.
With the release of the latest MIUI ROM, there have been several ports of it for many Android devices including most Samsung Galaxy S Series devices. The latest in this series is for the HTC Desire HD, for which we have been featuring several guides recently. If you can’t wait to get the MIUI goodness on your Desire HD, read on for our detailed guide. Read More
Motorola Droid - one of Motorola’s first Android devices - was launched by Verizon on Oc
tober 2009 with Android 2.0 Éclair. Since then it has had numerous over-the-air updates, first upgrading the phone to Android 2.1 Éclair and then in September 2010, Android 2.2.1 Froyo was finally pushed onto the phone.
is a custom Android 2.2 FroYo ROM for HTC EVO Shift 4G that is super fast and slick, has a lot of the stock apps removed and includes some killer notification bar graphics, wallpapers, widgets and icons to customize it further to your heart’s content. Read on for further details, download link and installation instructions.
While we have been covering the GSM version of HTC Desire a lot here at AddictiveTips, we haven’t showed much love to the CDMA variant and we’re changing that by bringing you the rooted stock Android 2.2 FroYo ROM meant exclusively for CDMA HTC Desire. Read More
Cyanogen 6.1.1 v02 is a custom CyanogenMod ROM built for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. It is not an official or unmodified CyanogenMod ROM but rather blends CyanogenMod 6.1.1 with a couple of other ROMs to combine the best of the features from each. If you want to install this custom Android ROM on your device, read on for the complete guide. Read More
Calkulin’s EViO Shift v1.0 is a rooted Android 2.2 FroYo ROM for the HTC EVO 4G that comes bundled with a ton of great features along with smooth looks. If you want to give your EVO 4G an operating system overhaul, read on for more details and installation instructions. Read More
Bionix-v is a custom ROM based on Android 2.2 FroYo for the Samsung Vibrant. It is packed with features while being lean, fast and stable. It is brought to you by the same people who made the popular Nero v5 ROM, and just like Nero, it also includes Voodoo lagfix. If you are looking for a fresh Android ROM for your Vibrant, read on for further details. It is worth noting that this is the first custom Android 2.2 ROM for the Vibrant. Read More
The default Android keyboard does not support Arabic input but with this custom modified keyboard, you will be able to input both English and Arabic characters on your Android phone or tablet. This Android 2.3 Gingerbread keyboard also includes an Arabic dictionary and comes with source code so that you could modify it if you want. It is meant for devices running Android 2.2* FroYo.
Motorola Milestone , unlike its cousin Motorola Droid, has been getting very little attention in terms of Custom ROMs. There’re only a handful available and some still lag in certain basic functionalities. If you’re a Milestone owner and are looking to upgrade your Éclair based device to Froyo , keep on reading. CyanogenMod Team , already famous for its excellent custom builds for a wide range of Android devices, offers a stable & much faster Froyo based Custom Android ROM with all features of the phone fully working, along with few aftermarket enhancements.