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Android Skinning Begins

By Eric • Nov 10th, 2008 • Category: hacks, t-mobile g1

 
Thanks to living_sword over at ModMyGphone, it looks as though the age of skinned Android phones has begun. Thus far, the mod requires a Jailbroken phone and the status icons are the only items to be altered.
 
The process is a bit complicated, but hopefully an application will be developed to allow for easy theme changes. 
Skinning [...]



T-Mobile G1 Jailbroken

By Eric • Nov 6th, 2008 • Category: Lead Story, hacks

 
While the idea of having to ‘Jailbreak’ an open system seems a little redundant, it is a necessary step for those wishing to gain root access to their devices. Lukily, instructions have been posted in the XDA -developers forums for accomplishing this feat. It seems the method relys on a loophole in the PTerminal application.
 
Basically [...]