A few weeks back we mentioned a procedure to root your HTC Desire was coming and it has just been released by Paul from . Rooting an Android device like the HTC Desire will enable you to install custom ROMs, newer Android versions, unofficial apps etc. Follow the instructions after the break!
How to Root Your HTC Desire
How To Run Android on the iPhone
You may have heard the news: it is now possible to run Android the OS from Google on the Apple iPhone. This is quite an achievement and while it is only Android 1.6 and not yet fully usable this is a great start! We have compiled some instructions and a step by step video after the break!
City and State Area Code for HTC Devices
Sauman over at PPCGeeks found a way to modify the area code database that many HTC devices running Windows Mobile are using. So now when someone calls you your HTC device will display both the city and state name!
Running Linux applications on WebOS
WebOS is a pretty versatile Mobile Operating System and the folks at WebOS Internals have managed to run some Linux applications including OpenOffice on a Palm Pre!! It appears you can run X11 on the Palm Pre and this opens up many possibilities for WebOS users.
Facebook tab for HTC Sense
HTC Sense came with a Twitter tab out of the box and I always thought it would make sense for them to create a Facebook tab as well. We didn’t have to wait for HTC to do it as some of the XDA folks were able to create one! Now this Facebook tab has been released as a CAB file, easy to install! More info after the break.
Live Wallpapers for Samsung Moment
We have recently mentioned you can get Live Wallpapers on the HTC Droid Eris, now it is time to take a look at how you can get them on the Samsung Moment. Live Wallpapers have been introduced on the Google Nexus One which was released a couple of months ago.
Justin.tv app for Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
While there were unofficial ways to watch Justin.tv on the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch it is good to see an official app released by the Justin.tv folks. With so many live sports events being broadcasted on Justin.tv this means you can now watch virtually any football, basketball or soccer games on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch for free!
How to Root your Sprint Samsung Moment
The Sprint Samsung Moment was recently rooted and with the recent release of a leaked Android 2.1 update for the Samsung Moment the folks @ SDX-Developers are extremely busy! The rooting / jaibreaking instructions apply to Android 2.1 only. A rooted Android phone gives you access to custom ROMs, unofficial applications and more.
Apple iPad / iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak
The iPhone Dev Team is really hard at work these days and they have jailbroken the iPhone OS 4.0 Beta and released a video to prove it. This is the same team that ported the Spirit jailbreak hack for the iPad recently. See the video after the break!
Android 2.1 for Sprint Samsung Moment
Sprint Samsung Moment’s owners have been waiting for an Android 2.1 update for a while now and thanks to the community this update is finally there! Sprint is also working on an update which might come soon but we don’t have any ETA yet. Full details after the break!
HTC Desire Camera App on Google Nexus One
Paul from Android @ Modaco has been working on porting the HTC Desire ROM to the Google Nexus One and while working on this he has been able to run the HTC Camera application from the HTC Desire on the Nexus One without HTC Sense! For those of you who don’t like to run HTC Sense, you can now benefit from the nice camera application without the overhead of running a custom ROM with HTC Sense on your Google Nexus One.
Watch Hulu using Skyfire on Windows Mobile
Several months ago we told you about a browser called Skyfire for Windows Mobile which was able to stream Flash videos from any website including Hulu. It worked for a while but then Hulu decided not to allow Skyfire users to view any videos but it now appears it is possible again to watch any Hulu videos on your Windows Mobile device using Skyfire!
HTC Sense UI on Motorola Droid
Back in January we mentioned that a HTC Sense UI theme for MetaMorph was available. It gave Motorola Droid users a look and feel similar to the HTC Hero and others HTC devices running Android.There is now another option to enjoy the HTC Sense UI on the Motorola Droid thanks to a custom ROM.
Apple iPad Jailbreak is confirmed!
We didn’t have to wait too long! The iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd confirmed on Twitter that the iPad is jailbroken thanks to a port of the iPhone Spirit jailbreak hack. Soon we will be able to jailbreak the brand new Apple iPad and enjoy unofficial apps on the iPad!
Root your HTC Legend and HTC Desire
Paul from Android @ Modaco recently tweeted that he was able to get root access on the 2 latest HTC devices running Android: HTC Legend and HTC Desire. Apparently it was a pretty simple job, too easy for him ;) More info after the break!
How to Overclock Your Palm Pre
With Palm being in a dire situation the Palm Pre is not getting a lot of love these days even so it is a pretty nice device! The guys at PreCentral are still using their Palm Pre and some developers were able to overclock it and released 2 new custom Linux kernels: 720MHz and 800MHz. More after the break!