It still seems like madness that in some cases, brand new Android powered smartphones and tablets don't get shipped with Google's latest version of the Android operating system installed upon them. If I was rushing to the store to purchase myself some of the latest hardware, I would expect it to ship with the latest and greatest software available in the market.
Sony’s Xperia series of smartphones are one of the less popular Android smartphones around, but that doesn’t mean they get no love from the always-vibrant community. Developer paul-xxx over on XDA-Developers has killed not two, but three birds with one stone by porting CyanogenMod 9 (based on Android 4.0.3) to the Xperia X8, X10 Mini, X10 Mini Pro and we’ve got a handy step-by-step guide on how to flash the ROM to your device right after the jump!
Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire is one of the best tablets money can buy for under $300. Besides offering tight integration with Amazon’s services and doubling as a great eBook reader, it is hacker-friendly: the device is rooted, has lots of great ROMs available and is heavily supported by a vibrant community of skilled developers. Earlier today, we received news of the official release of MIUI for Kindle Fire. The good news is that it is based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and is pretty stable (for a ROM in Alpha state). Things like USB tethering, static wallpapers, hardware acceleration and themes don’t work, but they will be in the future. Check out our step-by-step guide after the jump!
Another build of the official Samsung Galaxy S II Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM has been leaked, Redmond Pie has learned. This one is a big improvement over the previous versions and is said to be stable enough for use as a daily driver. Check out the step-by-step installation guide after the jump!
Just a couple of weeks ago, an early build of the official Android 4.0.1 ICS ROM for the Galaxy S II was released. Well, today, the official Touchwiz’d Android 4.0.3 ICS ROM has been leaked and we’ve got a step-by-step guide on how tot install it ready after the jump!
The Android developer community is actively working on bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to older devices. Today, an early build of CyanogenMod 9 based on Android 4.0.3 has been released for the DROID 2 Global, and we’ve got a step-by-step flashing tutorial ready after the jump!
While we are still a few months away from seeing the official, stable release of Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9, an unofficial, not-so-stable build of Android 4.0.3 ICS has been released. We’ve got the details and a easy-to-follow step-by-step guide after the jump!
Recently, we published a post on related to the work-in-progress Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich port for the Kindle Fire and now, we’ve received news that the port has been released for public consumption. Check out the details and the step-by-step instructions on how to install it on your Kindle Fire after the jump!
MIUI (pronounced mee-yoo-eye) is one of the more popular custom ROMs for Android. It is known for its distinct looks, enhanced apps for Music/Gallery/Camera and, of course, the enhanced notifications drawer. MIUI is now available for the recently released Galaxy Nexus in the form of an unofficial alpha build that has most features working. Check it out after the jump!
While Samsung has already promised to bring Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) to the Galaxy Tab 8.9 eventually, a trio of dedicated developers have already managed to get ICS working on the Galaxy Tab 8.9. We’ve got the details right after the jump!