CyanogenMod 7.0 final released for plethora of Android handsets

By on April 11, 2011 at 7:22 AM.

CyanogenMod 7.0 final released for plethora of Android handsets

Maybe your Android handset hasn’t been bless with an official build of Gingerbread just yet, or maybe your device’s iteration of Google’s latest mobile operating system isn’t performing up to snuff. Either way, you now have unofficial official options, as Cyanogen has announced the release of CyanogenMod 7.0 for a host of Android handsets. Based on Android 2.3.3, the code brings dozens of extra check-boxes and features to your device — allowing you to inflict more of your personal steez on to your phone. If you’re interested in further customizing your set, hit the read link, have yourself a download, and enjoy the mack-daddy of custom Android ROMs. More →

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Images of HTC Pyramid leak; Android 2.3, 1.2GHz dual-core

By on March 30, 2011 at 6:53 PM.

Images of HTC Pyramid leak; Android 2.3, 1.2GHz dual-core

The gang over at XDA Developers have acquired several new images of the unannounced and unreleased HTC Pyramid Android handset. The site’s intel seems to confirm what has been rumored for several months: this device is going to be a beast. The Pyramid will boast a 4.3-inch qHD display with a 960 x 54o pixel resolution, dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi b/g/n, and will run Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) with Sense 3.0 (the same version that will be running on the EVO 3D). No word on when and where this Herculean handset will hit store shelves… but we’re hoping sooner rather than later. Hit the jump to see a few more images. More →

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Users reporting Gingerbread update (Android 2.3.3) causes screen discoloration on Nexus S

By on February 25, 2011 at 3:59 PM.

Users reporting Gingerbread update (Android 2.3.3) causes screen discoloration on Nexus S

We’ve received a handful of tips from frustrated Nexus S owners claiming that the recently released Android 2.3.3 update has an unwelcome side effect, screen discoloration. Reports indicate that after the Gingerbread update, the Super AMOLED screen on the Nexus S becomes yellowish and washed out. We’re not sure if Google messed with Android’s color settings, but the difference — as you can see from the picture above — is quite noticeable. Any Nexus S owners out there seeing the same thing? More →

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Downloads of Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) for Nexus S, Nexus One provided courtesy of XDA

By on February 24, 2011 at 6:36 PM.

Downloads of Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) for Nexus S, Nexus One provided courtesy of XDA

If we know you, and we think we do, you’re not the kind of person that wants to wait two weeks to get Gingerbread (Android 2.3) on their Nexus device. Neither are we. Thankfully, the gang over at XDA-developers have posted two, Android 2.3.3 download links — one for the Nexus S and one for the Nexus One — for those looking to force-feed Google’s latest and greatest code-base onto their device. Hit up the read link to venture on over to the XDA forums for further instructions… and enjoy your dessert. More →

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Google begins pushing Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) to Nexus One, Nexus S

By on February 23, 2011 at 7:12 AM.

Google begins pushing Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) to Nexus One, Nexus S

This is definitely the advantage to owning Google’s anointed developer phone. Via a tweet, the Android maker announced that it has begun pushing out Gingerbread — Android 2.3.3 — to Nexus S and Nexus One handsets via an over-the-air update. The Big G does caution that the rollout may take a “few weeks,” but knowing the Android community, a link for a manual download will surface in the next 24 to 48 hours. Go ahead, hit that “Check for Updates” button a few times… you know you want to. More →

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