Android Wear is finally shipping to early adopters which can mean only one thing: a slew of third-party apps and hacks. Now, the first are here.
You like to mess with your phone? Unlock that bootloader and flash some ROMs? Soon there'll be another option for would-be tinkers who want to run mods. Google just approved the first ever Android phone to run the ever-popular Cyanogenmod right out of the box.
Not content to wait until it went official, an industrious Android user carved Yahoo's forthcoming Yahoo Messenger app out of a MyTouch ROM that leaked yesterday. It can do video calling over WiFi and 3G no sweat.
Lest your Droid fall out of date, into disrepair, and end up on a Jawa Sandcrawler, MyDroidWorld is serving up a new Android 2.2 ROM, along with full instructions, for bringing your phone up to speed. Apparently it's got everything except for Wi-Fi, so if you're hankering for that Froyo, it's well worth a look. As…
The latest Windows Phone 7 ROM has already been unlocked and has plenty of cool new stuff to check out, including call history and notifications, dialer interfaces, and Office, which we caught a tantalizing glimpse of last week.
If you're a Nexus One owner and you have a sense of adventure—or are black-out drunk—you can now flash an alpha version of the leaked HTC Desire ROM on your phone. Speaking of Flash, this ROM has it.
This generation of Android phones is faster, more powerful and generally awesome-er than anything before. But for whatever reason, they don't have one thing other smartphones take for granted: multitouch. Here's how to fix that, and so much more.
It was only a matter of time before this happened, but the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G has been rooted, i.e. cracked wide open, meaning that it's ready for all kinds of customization that the stock Android installation keeps out of reach, including cooked ROMs.
We've seen reimagined Genesises (Geneses?) before, but this might be the best one yet. It's portable, it plays both original cartridges and ROMS off an SD card, it's got TV-out and it only costs $50. Sign us up.
An enterprising hacker named Matthias has created a fun, legitimate way to get SNES ROMs onto your computer. As he explains in the video, trips to those shady Russian porn sites are a thing of the past.
You'd only need to be a little skeptical to realize that the main impetus behind the DSi was to thwart the rampant piracy on the DS. Well the DSi had a good run...
While the do-everything touchscreen of the iPhone seemed like the perfect solution for game emulation, it's tough to top real buttons when it comes to mashing away at Track & Field. So the iControlpad attaches to the iPhone and gives it a PSP makeover. The prototype (pictured here) was pieced together from the…
The Gadget: The eMotion Solar PMP, a 2GB machine that claims to play music, videos, Nintendo/Game Boy/Sega ROMs, e-books and more—all while charging itself and other devices via its built-in solar panels. If you're nice, it may even pump your gas and tuck you in at night.