The Droid Charge has just received an OC kernel named PeanutButta Jelly Time
that lets you push the device up to 1.6 Ghz
. It has been released and developed by XDA-Developers forum member imnuts
and comes with tweaked voltages. More on this awesome kernel and how to install it, after the jump!
The Samsung Infuse 4G is certainly a show stopper with it’s massive 4.5 inch Super AMOLED screen and a very slim silhouette. With looks to kill, this phone certainly deserves the developers attention. Defuse Kernel
has been released by razor950
with the aim of developing a kernel that aims to be fast and provide some good battery life. More on the kernel and how to install it after the break.
In case you have a rooted HTC Desire HD, Desire Z or HTC MyTouch 4G running a custom Sense ROM, then there is some good news for you. m-deejay, Senior XDA Member and Android developer, has released Unity VI custom kernel that optimizes your Sensed ROM’s performance with over / under clocking and other great stuff. This kernel is based on official Android 2.3 Gingerbread kernel source from HTC and has been patched to .13.
custom kernel by Chainfire for Samsung Galaxy S II is perhaps the easiest way for new users to gain root access along with keeping original settings / near to stock firmware. The kernel is specifically meant for users who’d like to maintain the same stock firmware but with ability to perform hacks and mods requiring root. The kernel when flashed through Odin, gives you root along with installing SU, BusyBox , ClockworkMod Recovery
3. Although this kernel roots your handset along with installing CWM Recovery, your phone will still be incompatible with ROM Manager. In order to address this issue, Chainfire has developed CWM Manager located under Application in phone Settings.
Ubuntu 11.04 has many known issues mentioned on its release notes. One post mentioned the issue of a bad interaction between Unity, the GL driver and the kernel, which often hangs the system. Updating the default 2.6.38-8 kernel can resolve such issues. In this post we will tell you how to update the Ubuntu 11.04 Kernel to 2.6.39-0.
With Android tablets and phones coming out with the increasingly popular and powerful Tegra and Tegra 2 processors, overclocking has become somewhat of a culture. One of the latest Android devices to be overclocked is the Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet sporting the Tegra 2 processor and running Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Credit goes to XDA-Developers forum member netarchy
for developing a kernel capable of squeezing out a beefy 1.4Ghz frequency.
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread can now root their device thanks to XDA-Developers forum member Chainfire,
who brought us the invaluable CF-Root kernels for rooting stock Froyo and Gingerbread ROMs, and the very handy Gingerbreak. He has just released a kernel that can now root the Galaxy Tab for in no time. Read on for more regarding the rooting process.
The Galaxy S II, a powerhouse of an Android phone as it already was, has been pushed to 1.5Ghz
! That’s one mean overclock considering the fact that the phone runs a dual-core processor. The overclock is apparently stable and the difference is even visible in everyday usage, not just in benchmarks. More on how to overclock your Galaxy S II after the jump!
G2X - which is the T-mobile variant of one of the most powerful Android devices out there i.e. LG Optimus 2X - has started receiving the goods that were meant for the Optimus 2X. Earlier we covered the rooting guide for the G2X followed by the installation of a test version of the ClockworkMod Recovery. Today we have a kernel developed by XDA-Developers forum member Cpasjuste
that goes far into overclocking your G2X’s CPU and even allows you to lower the voltages for lower CPU temperatures and a better battery life. Read on to download this kernel and how to flash it to your G2X.
Kernels are the heart of your Android device’s alongside the CPU of course. This time around, XDA-Developers forum member nemesis2all
has created a kernel for the Samsung Fascinate running the CyanognenMod 7 ROM, that allows you not only to overclock your device’s CPU but gives you control of the voltages as well and not many kernels allow that. For more on this kernel and how to install it on your device, read on!
If you have a rooted Android device running a custom ROM and especially if you have ORD (Obsessive ROM-updating Disorder), you’re probably acquainted with ROM Manager
– the power user’s best friend. Where the all-in-one ROM management tool allows you to search for, flash, back up and restore custom ROMs, it does not aid you in looking for the right custom kernel, and you know how much of a hassle that can be, especially the first time around.
Well, fortunately for novice and experienced users alike, that void has now been filled by TeamWin, the team that brought you HDMwIn
. Introducing the newest addition to must-have apps for customization addicts – Kernel Manager – an easy-to-use tool that lets you discover, rate, download and flash custom kernels, providing you with detailed info for each. Read More
Android devices are being pushed into being faster and more feature packed every day. Constant Wifi connectivity, data connectivity, games, movies, etc are all pretty hefty on the battery. Now flash some custom ROMs and we wouldn’t be surprised if the battery drain varies. Then comes the kernel, the powering core of your OS, which, if not coded to perfection, can be really harsh on your battery, causing it to drain faster then usual. While, the above situation is a rarity these days considering most custom ROMs are bundled with optimized kernels, there’s never enough battery on an Android device. HTC Evo 4G user’s are in luck thanks to some undervolted kernels recently released. For more on the kernels and to flash them to your phone, read on!
The HTC Verizon Thunderbolt is Verizon’s flagship phone right now along with the iPhone 4, and packs quite the punch with it’s powerful hardware. The CPU of the Thunderbolt like many other Android phones, can be overclocked through an Overclock enabled kernel. However, there are a lot of kernels out there for the Thunderbolt, but not many are stable. XDA-Developers forum member adrynalyne
has put together 3 kernels that have been completely fine tuned and optimized for the Thunderbolt. For more on those kernels and how to flash them to your Thunderbolt, read on!
The HTC Desire HD and the HTC Inspire 4G have been pushed even further with an unbelievable 1.8Ghz
overclock achieved on the CyanogenMod 7 Custom ROM. XDA-Developers forum member DOAlaboratories
has just released a modified kernel of CM7 for the Desire HD and the Inspire 4G. Not only does it allow you achieve 1.8Ghz on your device, it also drops the minimum clock to 122Mhz allowing your device to save ample battery juice.
Smartass CMkernel is a custom Android kernel for the HTC myTouch 4G that uses the smartass governor by erasmux. This is primarily a test kernel as the smartass governor was initially developed for HTC Hero but if you want to try it on your myTouch 4G, you can give it a shot. Read More
FrankenKernel is a custom Android kernel for the Verizon Fascinate that is overclocked to 1.2GHz and includes Voodoo Lagfix along with a few other optimizations. If you want to overclock your Fascinate while fixing some of the problems with its original kernel, read on for more details and installation instructions.
XDA-Developers forum member Bauxite has successfully developed a kernel that overclocks Samsung Galaxy Tab to 1.2 GHz. It is called Bauxite Kernel
and is presently in alpha stage. More information, download link and installation instructions after the break.
Telus Samsung Fascinate users rejoice – you can now get rid of the lag on your Android phone by installing this Voodoo Lagfix 5 enabled kernel on it. Read on for more information download link and installation instructions. Note:
This lagfix is for Telus Fascinate only and will not work on Verizon Fascinate.
SpeedMod is one of the fastest and most stable custom Android 2.2.1 FroYo kernels for Samsung Galaxy S series devices and the developer has recently released a version for the AT&T Samsung Captivate SGH-I897 that you can install on your device right away. Read on for download link and installation instructions. Read More
SpeedMod is a fast and stable custom Android 2.2.1 FroYo kernel for the Samsung Galaxy S I9000 Galaxy S Series device. This Android kernel offers a high compatibility with a lot of ROMs and gives great battery life to your phone. For more details, download link and installation instructions, read on.