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To say that the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 and AT&T Skyrocket variants of the hugely popular Samsung Galaxy S2 have not had much choice in the way of custom ROMs to run on our phones would be a major disservice to the excellent developers that have given us a nice variety of builds.Thanks to Shane Rodgers, and read more on the front page of RootzWiki.com http://goo.gl/wkZeo
Samsung Galaxy S3 current (and soon to be) owners, rooting your device just got significantly easier thanks to mskip of XDA. He’s the same developer who brought us the Galaxy Nexus Toolkit that simplified the rooting process. Big thanks to mskip for his hard work with this Toolkit and thanks to Derek De La Cruz for the heads up. Read more on the front page of RootzWiki.com http://goo.gl/9cL7D
Team Kang has announced this morning via their Twitter account that they’ve got an AOKP build ready for the HTC One X. Watch the RootzWiki and AOKP_ROM Twitter accounts for more information, and you can bet they’ll have a thread going in their forums over at RootzWiki.
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Well, it didn’t take long for AOSP to find its way to Samsung’s newest Galaxy S flagship. Before the Galaxy S III has even reached North America, Cyanogenmod 9 and AOKP have already found their way to the root community, courtesy of Team Hacksung and Rootzwiki member netchip.
Both ROMs use Team Hacksung’s device tree, which currently has the following issues:
FM radio is not working (when’s the last time you used FM radio on your phone?).
Camera flash is acting wonky, but the camera evidently works just fine without the flash.
LED notifications are inactive when the phone is being charged.
Please follow the installation instructions carefully for installing these two ROMs on your Galaxy S III devices, especially since the root, the custom recovery (an unofficial version of Clockwork Recovery), and the device tree are all very new. http://goo.gl/oKp1G
In the usual Google fashion of celebrating things that you didn't think needed celebrating, summer means discounts. Discounts on apps in Google Play, that is. Google's "Longest Day of the Year" discount day is a great way to cash in on some new apps and games that you might have been holding out for, due to price. The sale is a one day event, but hey, it's the longest day, so you have extra time, right? http://goo.gl/jg6jb
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Whitehawkx and Team Kang has released an unofficial AOKP build 35 for the Samsung Hercules (that’s T-Mobile’s SGSII). Now, this is an unofficial build because at present, this is essentially a cluster of hack jobs and it cannot be merged with official source. Give thanks to Whitehawkx for maintaining this build himself over in the Team Kang Development forum! http://goo.gl/Hl1Rd
For you HTC Pyramid/Sensation 4G owners the CyanogenMod team is releasing nightlies of CM9 for you to enjoy! If you’re feeling brave, head over to cyanogenmod.com and give it a flash! http://goo.gl/Sk8fk
Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to a couple of HTC devices on T-Mobile! As T-Mobile stated earlier in the month, the HTC Sensation 4G & HTC Amaze 4G will be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich. http://goo.gl/OPGMw
We’ve launched our latest contest in conjunction with CruzerLite! We need your help to design a killer RootzWiki themed case for our Galaxy Nexus’! We’ve provided all of our images, logos, fonts, etc for you to come up with a killer design. We’re only going to be taking submissions for two weeks, so you’d better head over to RootzWiki.com and check the rules. Oh, did I mention that the winning design will pick up a $100 give card to Cruzerlite.com? Yeah, you want that. http://goo.gl/uJ5GC
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