Tag Archives: Hacking

CyanogenMod Team Teases Android 4.2.1 ROM For Galaxy S III

All you CyanogenMod fans out there are getting a sneak peek at the above image posted by none other than Steve Kondik himself. It appears, for all you rooting and ROM fans out there, that the CM10 team is working hard at pushing out Android 4.2.1 to the Galaxy S III, unofficially that is. Kondik says the software is “super smooth” and while it’s a minor update in terms of features, it[read full article]

Jelly Bean Update For T-Mobile Galaxy S III Leaks

While we’re expect Samsung to start releasing Jelly Bean update for their Galaxy S III models sometime after their August 29th Unpacked event, we haven’t seen a lot in the way of official carrier updates leak out, especially for T-Mobile. This leaked build, JRO03L, is nearly finished but still has a few issues, mainly the inability to use Wi-Fi calling and that’s likely due to this file originating from Samsung and not … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II Up For CyanogenMod CM9 Release Candidate 2

T-Mobile Galaxy S II owners take note, the CyanogenMod team is getting ready to release Release Candidate 2 for a small group of devices, including the Galaxy S II on T-Mobile. As noted on the CyanogenMod team blog: “This release serves to stabilize CM9 as a product that you’d let your mom use…” Release Candidate 2 includes bug fixes and updated translations all leading to a final release of CM9, which is … [read full article]

Motorola DROID 4, DROID BIONIC And DROID RAZR Work On T-Mobile’s EDGE Network

This story personifies why Android is an awesome platform as it allows for hacking, tweaking, rooting, and tinkering as the folks at XDA make a very cool discovery. As it turns out, the Motorola DROID BIONIC running on Verizon Wireless actually supports global GSM bands for use on both AT&T and T-Mobile networks. At first, the idea was dismissed, but after working deeper and deeper into the phone’s hardware, it was discovered that … [read full article]

AT&T Version Of Samsung Galaxy Note Can Play Nice On T-Mobile With A Little Hackery

We first caught wind of this two days ago and took to Twitter to let the community know you can now run a AT&T Galaxy Note on T-Mobile, with some hacking. Thanks to the crazy smart members at XDA Developers, you can use the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note (i717) and hack it to use T-Mobile’s 4G network, albeit with some caveats. There are actually two steps required to carry out this … [read full article]

HTC Promises Unlocked Bootloader for Sensation 4G

Last we heard, HTC had said that they were looking into unlocking the bootloader of the HTC Sensation 4G, and we celebrated.  Now, the news is even better.  HTC has publicly acknowledged that they are currently working on developing a new software update, to unlock the bootloader of the Sensation, that should be ready by September.  Now, we can truly raise our glasses and feast.  Unlocked bootloaders are the dream … [read full article]

Windows Phone Mango on HD2

Warning – Music in video may not be your favorite, turn down your speakers. Yeah, that title really sums it up.  Microsoft’s Windows Phone Mango update has found its way to the HTC HD2, proving once again that hackers are awesome.  Microsoft seems okay with it too, “We say tinker away with Mango and enjoy the juice,” but they do give a good warning that this probably voids your warranty.  This is more of a … [read full article]

Get Netflix Working On Your T-Mobile G2x

T-Mobile G2x owners, are you have some jealousy issues with the announcement of Netflix for Android on specific phones only? Well thanks to the folks at XDA-Developers we can get your G2x up and running with Netflix in just a few (mostly) easy steps. The whole process works by tricking Netflix into thinking that your G2x is really a G2 and voila, streaming Netflix video! First and foremost you’ll have to … [read full article]

Make Calls Using Your T-Mobile Galaxy Tab

As many of you may already know, the U.S version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab was stripped of its calling abilities. The geniuses over at XDA weren’t going to have their European brothers have the ability to make  calls and not them, so they managed to hack the Galaxy Tab and enable the phone functionality. Currently, the hack only works for the T-Mobile USA Galaxy Tab and requires quite a bit of modifying. We’re pretty … [read full article]