Modders Make Android Work the Way You Want

CyanogenMod is one of the biggest hacks to ever hit the Android mobile platform. It's got an estimated 500,000 users. Many Android programmers use it as a starting point for their own coding projects. And according to the project's founder, a number of Google employees have it installed on their Android devices. » 5/22/11 2:00pm 5/22/11 2:00pm

Android Hacking For The Masses

Reasons to hack, or "root," your Android handset: Custom OS upgrades, PC tethering, full-phone SD backups. Reason not to: It's really scary. At least it was, until now. » 8/20/09 4:40pm 8/20/09 4:40pm