If you’re a regular follower of Redmond Pie or indeed technology news in general, you will probably have seen the constant bickering between Apple and Samsung during the course of 2011.
The iPhone, Apple's smartphone device, has been a company-defining gadget, helping the Cupertino outfit reach the dizzy heights of one of the world's most valuable companies.
Hackers have finally managed to port Android 2.3 Gingerbread on a jailbroken iPhone 3G. It looks a bit sluggish, but that is to be expected, everything else seems to be working fine as can be seen in the video embedded below.
The following method will help you downgrade the baseband of iPhone 3G from 06.15.00 to 5.13.xx, which is unlockable using Ultrasn0w. This method will also enable you to restore your device on the official stock firmware using iTunes which was otherwise not possible on iPad’s 06.15.00 baseband.
Probably the most easiest way to install Android on an iPhone 2G/3G is via iPhoDroid, which we did cover previously. But the problem with it is; you should have a computer to run the whole process of installing Android on your iPhone 2G/3G. But thanks to Bootlace 2.1, you can now install Android 2.2.1 Froyo on your jailbroken iPhone without needing to connect it to any PC or Mac!
Back in June when iOS 4 was released, it had all sorts of performance issues on older devices such as iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G. Steve Jobs later confirmed that iOS 4.1 update will fix majority of these problems, but even that didn’t pleased everyone.
Back when iOS 4 was released, it had all sorts of performance issues when it ran on older devices such as iPhone 3G. Last month, Jobs confirmed that a new software update will fix some performance woes of iPhone 3G running iOS 4.x. Final GM Build of iOS 4.1 (developers only) was released this week for iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G and iPod touch and Lifehacker has a video up for us, comparing both iOS 4.0 and iOS 4.1 running on iPhone 3G. The difference is quite noticeable in some cases as can be seen in the video embedded below.
Yes you read that right! The Italian site iDroid has managed to port the latest Android 2.2 OS (aka Froyo) to iPhone 3G. This port is based on the same iBoot method which was originally released for both iPhone 2G and 3G with Android 1.6.
Android port for iPhone 3G is now finally available for download. You can do pretty much everything that you would expect a normal Android phone to do but it is still not recommended for day-to-day regular use. The power management functions of Android for iPhone 3G are yet to be implemented so your phone will only last for an hour or so of Android use before the battery runs out. Yes, it is good only for showing off to your friends that you have Android running on iPhone 3G.
Previously, we saw Android running on an iPhone 2G and we also posted a complete step by step guide on how you can dual boot your jailbroken iPhone 2G to run Android OS side by side with iPhone OS. After seeing Android run on an iPhone 2G, 3G (iPhone) users got curious on when they will get to try Android on their handset. After weeks of hard work, it’s finally done! iPhone 3G now runs Android.