11/13/2013, Don’t you just love history? It chronicles the past so that we have a better idea as to which particular road which we should tread in the future, and the ones to avoid as well. This time, we are pleased to bring you news that a collaboration between two vintage computer museums has seen the Apple II DOS source code being made available to the masses. This can be seen […]
07/09/2012, Google has a nice little treat for all modders and developers, they have just released the source code for Android 4.1 JellyBean. The code was released today as part of the Android Open Source Project. Lead engineer on the project, Jean-Baptiste M. Queru, had the following for developers: “We recommend that you create new clients, even if you’re working in the master branch,it’ll make your clients smaller and faster to sync.” Queru […]
05/31/2012, All right, so the Samsung Galaxy S3 has already made waves worldwide with its global release, and some folks are still trying to figure out how it works, S-Voice and all, while others have already made this their favorite new smartphone without any exception. Of course, there will also be pockets of resistance and naysayers huddled together, but they are not the focus of today’s story – that the Samsung […]
11/27/2011, OK, so we have seen source codes for Doom 3, the Amazon Kindle Fire and the HTC Rezound released over the month, and if you are a sucker for collecting source codes as part of your “collection” so that you are able to tinker around with it, here is some bit of news – the Motorola Droid RAZR’s source code is now available, and this means the chances are pretty […]
11/23/2011, id Software’s Doom 3 source code has finally been released to the masses, and you are able to download it from Github. The reason why this slightly modified code was delayed in its mass market release was due to a particular issue that did not play nice with the shading software used, where said shading software is owned by Creative. Over on Twitter, John Carmack mentioned that “this demonstrates the […]
11/18/2011, It seems like Motorola is in a spot of trouble as Lemko has accused the company for stealing their source code knowingly. Lemko is accusing Motorola of hiring one of their engineers who created geolocation codes for cellphones, only to steal the code and attempt to “hide” it in Motorola’s Chinese offices. Lemko is also claiming that one such Motorola phone on Sprint’s network was tested with the stolen code.
11/17/2011, When Google released the source code for their Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 update, we knew that it wouldn’t take long for developers to get their hands on the source code and begin cooking up something tasty for the Android world, and team CyanogenMod wasted no time in doing so.
11/16/2011, A lot of exciting things are happening for the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet this week. Firstly, the tablet was shipped ahead of schedule, then we had news about the apps being sideloaded onto it, and of course it also got the root treatment. Now, we’ve got even more good news about the tablet – Amazon has just released the source code for the Kindle Fire as well. Quite an admirable […]
11/14/2011, We still don’t have an official release date for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone, in the US but rumors about the operating system’s source code arriving this week have already started surfacing. Well, it looks like those rumors are true because it has arrived ahead of the rumored November 17th release date. Juean-Baptiste Queru, a software engineer working on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) […]
10/19/2011, Developers as well as coders will be pleased to hear that Google’s source code for Ice Cream Sandwich, their latest and greatest version of the mobile operating system, is ready to be released to the masses so that they can tinker with it. A post on the Android Building Google Groups page saw developer Dan Morrill mention that Google will “release the source for the recently-announced Ice Cream Sandwich soon, […]
10/18/2011, Following the footsteps of AT&T a few weeks ago, T-Mobile has made the source code of its high-end Android device, the Samsung Galaxy S2, available for the public to download. While this won’t mean much to a large number of users at the moment, it’s bound to get the developer community excited. Consumers who are looking forward to load up their Galaxy S2 phones with custom ROMs can expect them […]
09/23/2011, Last week we reported that Sprint’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S2, the Epic 4G Touch, had its source code released pretty much on the same day that the device was released, and only a few days later we saw the device get rooted. The good news for developers not using Sprint’s Epic 4G Touch is that even before the device has been released, AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S2’s source code […]
09/16/2011, It was only earlier today that we reported that Sprint’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S2, the Epic Touch 4G, would be available today. If you thought that was good news, for developers out there and those who enjoy custom ROMs, perhaps this is even better news as Samsung has released the source code for the handsets. Granted it would require the handset to be rooted first before anything can […]
04/01/2011, Just to confirm with people that they’re finally done with the aging operating system, Nokia has released the source code to the latest version of Symbian to the public. Originally a job for the Symbian Foundation, Nokia took over when the foundation closed its doors late last year. Now that the code for the Symbian platform is out in the wild, as well as the SDK and build tools; other […]