Windows Phone 7 might not be able to fix on your oldie Blackstone, Diamond, Raphael etc, but that doesn’t actually end the world here for these handsets. Folks over at XDA have released a comprehensive tutorial on installing Android 2.2 Froyo on the above mentioned Windows Mobile devices along with HTC Raphael 800, Rhodium, Tilt and Topaz. Read More
We previously reported CyanogenMod 6.1 RC release for different Android handsets which included the HTC Wildfire. Now you can flash CM 6.1 RC based on Android 2.2.1 Froyo on your previously rooted HTC Wildfire with Clockwork Recovery installed. You can log on to this post
to see all the features and changes that are inculcated in this CyanogenMod build.
In case you were looking to activate and adjust Wi-Fi Hotspot settings on your T-Mobile G2 / HTC Desire Z, then there is a method available now. We all know that due to lack of a root that sticks, modifications etc for HTC Desire Z are not easily doable, but this doesn’t hinder folks at XDA to come out with excellent stuff like this.
If you were impressed by recent overcloking done with Motorola Droid as well as HTC Desire Z and are a Samsung Galaxy S owner, then there is some great news for you. Folks over at XDA have managed to mod a kernel that overclocks Samsung Galaxy S to a tremendous 1.6 GHz! According to the hacker, who managed to overclock his Samsung Galaxy S, the initial target of this procedure was set at 2.0 GHz of which 1.6 GHz has been found relatively stable.
There is some bad news for Windows Phone owners waiting for the Windows Phone 7 ROM to be ported to their devices. According to Tito, XDA Windows Phone 7 Forum moderator, there is no phone other than the HTC HD2 that can handle Windows Phone 7 hardware requirement. Some hardware requirements for Windows Phone 7 are:
- Cortex or Scorpion CPU [Snapdragon Processors]
- At least 256 MB RAM
- 8GB Flash Storage Is a Must
- GPU Acceleration With At least Direct X 9 or Above On Board
- 5 Mega Pixel Camera In This Case Is A Requirement Too.
If you are new to the world of Android hacking and rooting, then there are many geeky terms that might bamboozle you and might end you up with quitting the idea of rooting altogether. One such term that confused me too before I was trying to root my Nexus One long ago was “Bootloader”. I went through many online tutorials, hopped through infinity YouTube And Vimeo videos for a simple answer that why on earth I need to unlock my phone’s bootloader before trying to install any custom ROM or even attempting to root. Although I wasn’t able to acquire an answer at that time, but now as the time has changed and we have access to more refined information, the bootloader mystery puzzle has started to fall in place. So in this guide, we will be going through basic questions like what is a bootloader? Why you’d like to unlock it? and how to unlock? On our way, we will also see what threats a user faces when unlocking a bootloader.
We don’t really know if you have your MyTouch 4G or HTC Glacier with you, but we know that folks over at XDA forms have already gained temporary root access. With all thanks to revolutionary one click rooting app, VISIONary, mikeyboc at XDA forums was able to root his MyTouch 4G with limited permissions. Read More
There is some pretty intriguing news for all those who just got and rooted their HTC Desire HD. The Android 2.2 Froyo Source Code is now available officially from HTC meaning that we will soon be rained with some awesome custom ROMS. Although for now the source code might not appeal to many of us, but the Android underground developer and hacker community is surely to take some deep interest in developing custom ROMS.
Espresso Sense is the new hot Android GUI from HTC that is making quite a reputation in Android fan circles. This new sense from HTC is to come loaded on MyTouch 4G first, but thanks to ROM leakers, it’s already doing some porting to other devices rounds. Read More
If you just got your pre-ordered T-Mobile G2 / HTC Desire Z and were in an awe due to it’s incredible processing speed and user experience, then there are some more things to get awed about. Folks over at XDA have managed to overclock their T-Mobile G2 to a stunning 1.42 GHz. The bench mark scores after overclocking the G2 have been identified as the best so far among rival Android phones such as Galaxy S, Desire etc. With Vision OC Kernel, you can even go beyond 1.42 GHz, but we will recommended not doing it as it might cause your phone to die of a freeze attack. So, let’s keep it a bit “super” modest for now and we will, hopefully, overclock it to deliver even higher speeds when we have a more comprehensive OC kernel in hand.
name of this rooting app relates to unbranded HTC G2 known as HTC Vision. Read More
We don’t really know if you got your HTC Desire Z until now, but we have got the root for you already! Folks over at XDA Forums are pretty swift on grinding their cell phones to brink, which subsequently helps users like us to gain complete access of our handsets. Following the same rooting route
as T-Mobile G2, Desire Z now has a temporary root.
Windows Phone 7 is talk of the town nowadays with scores of handsets making it already to the surface with mind blowing specs and features.
Rooting a cell phone is always beneficial for users as it allows them to totally take over their device’s every nook and corner. As far as our knowledge is concerned, every Android device falls to able hands of a hackers and underground developers at forums like XDA etc. The latest victim of root is much hyped and famous, HTC T-Mobile G2. Android developer and hacker. Hendusoone, has acquired Root of T-Mobile G2 with pushing a .bin image file through ADB. The interesting aspect of this root is that the Bin file used is the same that was earlier rendered in rooting of Motorola Droid 2 through ADB. According to the root discoverer, the rooting is still temporary and you might have to re-root your HTC G2 every time you restart. Here are the step by step rooting instructions straight and unaltered from XDA: Read More
Back in July we reported Windows Phone 7 spotted on a mystery device that was rumored to be named as HTC Spark. Today we have got some undeniable evidence of HTC Spark’s legitimacy as BGR has released a screenshot of this Windows Phone 7 handset. Read More
Single-click rooting methods, also known as 'one click root' methods, have become quite the trend for rooting Android devices these days. We have previously seen Samsung Galaxy S and Motorola Droid X getting rooted with more or a less a single click, and now unrevoked brings single click rooting to several HTC Devices including Wildfire, Hero, Desire, Aria, Droid Incredible and Evo 4G. For more details, read on...
Finally there is something that HTC Droid Incredible users can cheer about! Starting today, HTC Droid Incredible users on Verizon will start getting their devices filled up with some delicious and long awaited Android 2.2 Froyo. Read More
As Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS is nearing its launch, we can see a number of devices sprouting up from all directions. Considering HTC's history of being a long-time Microsoft hardware partner and manufacturing nearly all the Windows Mobile devices in the past, it only makes sense to see most of these devices being from HTC. The latest one in the regard is the all new leaked HTC T8788 Windows Phone, which is bound for AT & T after release.
Earlier we posted a guide on installing Android 2.2 Froyo on your HTC HD2. No doubt that the guide was targeted toward fellow geeks and enthusiasts who had some command line experience when it came to rooting and modding their cell phone software. Fortunately now there is a relatively easy method available that allows you to install Android on your HTC HD without going into the trouble of virtual machines, Linux etc. Read More
Finally there is some great news for HTC Droid Eris owners looking to root their devices without too much hassle. Although this might not be a totally free rooting deal as you need to donate to some charity after deploying the hack, we can easily say that its worth the money. The concept of Single-Click root is gaining massive popularity and we just noticed this in case of Samsung Galaxy S and EVO 4G. One great thing about this root procedure is that you don’t need to erase anything and all your setting and data remain intact after the root. Read More