So you just splurged on a new smartphone, but now that you’ve seen the Amazon Kindle Fire you can’t help but wish you saved for that instead. Well not to worry because it seems that a way has been discovered by XDA forum members that would allow you to transplant the Kindle Fire onto the original Samsung Galaxy Tab.
Earlier today we reported that the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 SDK was ported over to the Nexus S 4G, but for those still on their Nexus One handsets, it looks like porting Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 over to your device may not be such a ludicrous idea after all, based on the video below.
The Ice Cream Sandwich SDK has been released, so you can brace yourself to be on the receiving end of a bunch of SDK-based ROM ports, although not all of them are guaranteed to work 100% in every way. It seems that Beezy’s labor of love has resulted in the Nexus S 4G being the first non-Galaxy Nexus smartphone to run Ice Cream Sandwich – unofficially, of course. Bear in […]
Siri is what sets the iPhone 4S apart from the iPhone 4, and it appears that there are some who are wondering why Siri wouldn’t be able to work on the iPhone 4 or the iPad 2. A week ago we reported that porting Siri over to the iPhone 4 would be equivalent of piracy, but that has not stopped iOS developers from attempting to port it over anyway. The […]
When Crysis was first introduced to the PC back in 2007, it was notoriously famous for bringing even the best gaming rigs down to their knees. For many years it remained the go to game when it came to testing out the performance of a computer’s graphic capabilities. Well it’s now 2011, and technology has come a long way since then. Crysis 2 was released recently, and while it came […]
Ever wished you could play your favorite Xbox 360, Windows or Windows 7 games on your iOS device? Well that may all become a reality thanks to a programmer named Andrew Russell. He is developing ExEn, an open source software that allows developers to port games created with XNA to platforms such as iOS and Silverlight. As if the iOS platform didn’t have enough games already, with ExEn it’s going […]
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 app store, the Windows Marketplace, has been growing at a tremendous rate since it was introduced last October, and this year it looks like it might just explode. Back in April, Microsoft released some developer tools for developers to port iOS apps over to the Windows Phone platform. It looks like having iOS apps isn’t enough for the company.The company has announced new developer tools to […]
Remember back in the days when Sony Ericsson mentioned that due to hardware limitations, the Xperia X10 won’t be upgraded past Android 2.1? Well ever since they announced that the phone will be getting Gingerbread, people have realized that hardware limitations were all a sham. The folks over at XDA-developers managed to port Android 3.0, Honeycomb, onto the smartphone without much hassle.Even though it is Honeycomb that was obtained from […]
At the recent MIX11 conference, there was even the presence of Android at the Microsoft event, but it wasn’t there to steal the limelight away from the Redmond giants. The folks who were behind the port for Silverlight to Linux have managed to port Microsoft’s application framework over to the Android operating system. This means that in the future, we’ll be able to run Silverlight content on our Android devices. […]
According to the latest job listing posted by Apple, it looks like they’re looking to bring new Thunderbolt port to devices other than the MacBook Pro. On their official hiring site, Apple posted a vacancy for the role of “Thunderbolt Software Quality Engineer” – a candidate with at least 5 years of software quality assurance testing to test new hardware and software that will take advantage of Thunderbolt input/output technology. […]
It looks like Amazon really wants to get in on the whole app business. After launching their own Android app store, the online mega-store has been reported to have sent invitations to third party developers to port their apps over to Kindle. The creators of the Kindle are apparently looking for educational apps to boost the app collection of their own eBook reader. While it sounds like a good idea, […]
No, the title isn’t a typo and if you’re wondering – Gingerbread isn’t officially on the Nexus One yet, how can it get Honeycomb? Well, thanks to the folks over at XDA-developers, they have managed to port over the latest version of Android onto the Nexus One. As usual with early builds – the phone is pretty much unusable at this state. No WiFi, accelerometer, sound, camera, Bluetooth, making calls […]
For the handful of you out there who actually already own a Notion Ink Adam tablet and are pretty happy with it, you will be pleased to know that in any case you decide to purchase Viewsonic’s G-Tablet, said device will be able to run seven applications from the Notion Ink suite, and they are the Calendar, Keyboard, QuickOffice, and the Browser. Of course, not all of these will run […]
Developer/hacker “@deeper-blue” recently posted a video on how he managed to port over the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system which has been specially optimized for tablet use over to the NOOKcolor. So far, the port isn’t working all that great, although it can boot the OS while controlling the device, albeit with limited functionality. Currently, Deeper-Blue is working on putting the rest of the pieces together, such as graphics acceleration […]
For those of you who are keen on trying out the modified version of Android (Eden) used in Notion Ink’s Adam tablet – good news, you can do it without having to purchase the tablet itself. The folks over at XDA-developers have managed to port the operating system out of the Notion Ink and onto a Viewsonic G-Tablet. While you won’t have the pixel Qi screen or the fancy swivel […]
This really shouldn’t come as a surprise to anybody, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t a nice achievement. It seems that some folks have managed to get hold of Android 2.1 and managed to get it running on Motorola’s Droid. DIY instructions were posted online at scholes.info, but it seems to have been removed (bummer). Of course, if you do manage to get your hands on Android 2.1 for […]