Nook Tablet Rooted, Android Free-For-All Coming Soon

Who would have predicted that Barnes and Noble's new Nook Tablet would be rooted? Oh, everyone? Well, it still happened, and that's good news for modders who are looking forward to hacking the bejeezus out of these low-cost tablets. » 11/20/11 4:38pm 11/20/11 4:38pm

ZDbox for Android Controls Everything on Your Phone

ZDbox for Android is an "all-in-one" toolbox app that makes it easy to find out what's going on in your phone and gives you full control of different tasks. Those who geek out to numbers, fret not, ZDbox gives the exact battery percentage and traffic usage (with alerts!). If you want to set a do not disturb time range,… » 2/23/11 10:40pm 2/23/11 10:40pm

How To: Install the HTC Hero's UI On Your Sad Old G1

The tireless tinkerers over at XDA have assembled a definitive guide to loading the Hero's custom-baked Android build onto G1s. It's fairly involved and a little risky, but hardly unfamiliar territory to HTC fans. [XDA, GetYourDroidOn—Thanks, Patrick!] » 7/22/09 5:00pm 7/22/09 5:00pm

First Windows Mobile 6 Phone Launched on German O2

The first commercially available Windows Mobile 6 Professional phone has just launched on Germany's O2 (we're not counting the WM6 upgrades you can download online and upgrade your old phones to), which means WM6 fever is just about upon us. The phone itself, the XDA Terra, is based on the HTC Herald, which is also… » 4/29/07 1:30pm 4/29/07 1:30pm