Root & Install Recovery Automatically On Asus Transformer [Android 3.1]

Earlier we covered a guide on rooting and installing ClockworkMod the Asus Transformer Honecyomb Tablet running Android 3.1 (8.4.4.11), and while that worked, there were people who were having trouble with the method employed. Automated rooting or ClockworkMod recovery installation’s aren’t something new to hit the Android devices, but the Transformer was missing such a tool. Yes, ‘was’, because XDA-Developers forum member brk has just developed and released a Batch Script that not only lets you root the Transformer but gives you plenty of other options including unrooting your device. Read More

Install Tiamat 2.0.0 Kernel For Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi On Honeycomb 3.2

Motorola Xoom owners who just updated their devices to the Honeycomb 3.2 update now have the first custom kernel for the 3.2 update to play around with. Tiamat 2.0.0 Katana kernel is developed by the team Tiamat who have been working hard on the Xoom’s development. We have covered a few kernels by this team based on Honeycomb 3.1 and 3.0 in the past as well. The kernel brings in an sweet overclock of up to to 1.7Ghz along with a few other goodies. Read More

First Custom Kernel For T-Mobile LG G-Slate Honeycomb Tablet Released

The LG G-Slate is the first Honeycomb tablet, or for that matter the first tablet, to feature 3D capabilities such as 3D video recording. Fueled by the powerful Tegra 2 processor, the device has the makings of a true hero but despite the awesome hardware packed into this device and the unique 3D capabilities, the G-Slate has not received much developer attention at all. RootzWiki forum member ChiefzReloaded has released the first custom kernel for the device and spreading some hope amongst G-Slate owners. This kernel comes months after the device was rooted. Read More

Install TouchWiz UX Based ROM On Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi [How To]

If you own the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and follow up on the latest updates for the device as they happen, you would know that Samsung is preparing an update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that is the new TouchWiz UX custom interface. While most wait for the update, looks like the Italians are getting their 10.1 Tabs with the TouchWiz UX pre-installed! This is where XDA-Developers forum member LevitateJay came to the rescue and extracted the Italian version of the TouchWiz UX as it is and released it for download. Read More

Install Official Honeycomb 3.2 Rooted ROM On Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi

Rumors have been going around the internet for a while, of a Honeycomb 3.2 update in the works for the Motorola Xoom Honeycomb tablet and that Xoom owners might be seeing it sooner then expected as an OTA. While the update may not have rolled out on massive scale, XDA-Developers forum member stachre has managed to release the 3.2 update for the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi and put it up for download. According to him, the update has only been tested on a US Xoom Wi-Fi (MZ604) model running Honeycomb 3.1 stock, and he believes that if you try this update on a Xoom Wi-Fi based outside the US, or a model other then the US one, you may brick your phone. Similarly, trying this update on your Xoom 3G may brick it as well, so be very particular about this. Read More

Root & Install ClockworkMod Recovery On Asus Transformer–Honeycomb 3.1

For those of you who updated the Asus Eee Pad Transformer to Android 3.1 via the OTA, the rooting procedure has changed just a bit on Android 3.1. While there are pre-rooted Honeycomb 3.1 ROMs out there for the Transformer, a lot of people like to keep their devices close to stock as possible and the Transformer is one device that looks and functions wonderfully with a stock firmware. However, stock or not, root access is not something people can go without these days. Read More

Enable 1080p Video Recording On Acer Iconia A500 With Android 3.1 Custom ROM

Earlier we had covered a guide on installing ClockworkMod recovery on the Acer Iconia, making installation of custom ROMs a total breeze. Earlier we covered did cover a custom ROM for the Iconia based on Android 3.1, but what makes this ROM special is the built in ability to record videos at 1080p instead of the native 720p. The ROM sports a lot of other features as well, so read on for more on that and how to install it on your Iconia! Read More

How To Unbrick Asus Eee Pad Transformer Honeycomb Tablet

If you were tinkering around with your awesome Asus Transformer and ended up bricking it much to your regret, no need to get depressed over it. XDA-Developers forum member rayman84 has just released a quick fix to get you out of this mess and have your Transformer up and running again in no time. Read on for more on it! Read More

Download HTC Flyer ROM Port For Desire HD And Inspire 4G

HTC jumped in the Android tab market with HTC Flyer with 7 Inch screen and 1.5 GHz processor. Although initial reviews weren’t very encouraging as majority were disappointed at smaller screen size and absence of Android 3.0 Honeycomb; tablet specific version of Android OS. However the credentials started to improve as HTC Flyer started shipping in Europe but still unavailability of root and lack of underground development / hacking support are proving to be deal breakers.

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Install Android 3.1 Honeycomb Custom ROM On Eee Pad Transformer

In case you are an Asus Eee Pad Transformer owner and were looking to get a custom ROM that comes integrated with Android 3.1 Honeycomb official build, then your wait is now over. Paul O Brien, Lead Android developer and hacker at Modaco Forums, has updated Modaco Custom ROM for Eee Pad with the official 3.1 update. This new build is based on UK 8.4.4.5 update comes integrated with Modaco Custom kernel r1 patched and optimized for best performance. Read More

Manually Update Galaxy Tab 10.1 To Official Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Earlier today we covered Android 3.1 Honeycomb official OTA roll out for Samsung Galaxy Tab I/O Version. And just now we discovered that if you have missed your OTA notification for whatever reason, then you can get your tab updated to official Honeycomb 3.1 manually. The method is only recommended for folks having ample command over ADB because a recovery flash-able zip isn’t available as of now. This new OTA firmware update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 comes with some great improvements and new features. According to some users the scroll and tap smoothness has greatly increased. Read More

How To Overclock Motorola XOOM To 1.7 GHz With TIAMAT Kernel

Motorola XOOM was the first Android tablet that came loaded with Honeycomb. It was rooted, overclocked and modded within hours of it’s release and now there is more awesomeness available. Apparently folks over at XDA have managed to overclock their Motorola XOOM to a whooping and insane 1.7 GHz! And the best part is that after overclocking, the system remains safe and enhances user experience. We definitely recommend you going for this OC hack because the team behind its development has done the same for Droid Incredible, Evo 4G, Nexus One and HTC Desire with great success ratio. Read More

Ripple Lock Is Honeycomb-Inspired Lockscreen Replacement For Android

Ripple Lock for Android is a lockscreen replacement app with an interface that takes after that of the Android 3.0 Honeycomb stock lockscreen. New to the Android Market, the app still requires quite a bit of refinement. The unlock animation, though quite stylish, tends to slow down at times and the status bar remains accessible while the lockscreen is active. Hopefully, said problems will be resolved in future updates. Read More

Manually Update Asus Eee Pad Transformer To Android 3.1 Honeycomb

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is beginning to show some real promise. It was rooted as soon as it arrived on the scene and then we had it overclocked to 1.6Ghz giving an already powerful tablet the ability to thwart off it’s competition. While the Motorola XOOM was the first to receive the Android 3.1 Honeycomb update, the Transformer has followed up quickly. With OTA updates to follow in no time, we’re not surprise that the update has already been leaked. Read on to update your Transformer to 3.1. Read More

Overclock Motorola XOOM Honeycomb Tablet To 1.6Ghz On Android 3.1

Earlier we covered a guide on overclocking Motorola XOOM tablet to 1.5Ghz. Now we have an overclock at 1.6Ghz thanks to Android Central forum member TDR who basically wrapped it up in a kernel developed by XDA-Developers forum member bigrushdog. Now many might wonder what’s the point of a 100Mhz increase? Not much, but this overlclocked kernel is meant for the new Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS. Read More