The HTC-made T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide just recently received its platform update which unfortunately is not Android 2.3 Gingerbread so you’ll have to settle for the 2.2 Froyo version of Google’s mobile operating system.
The update is not over-the-air and what’s even more strange is that it’s PC-only (sorry Mac users) but it boosts your versions to Android 2.2.1 Froyo. It will bring you WiFi calling, WiFi Hotspot, USB tethering and other goodies. You’ll need 25mb of User Data available on your device and the files necessary for the update. Check out [...]
For those of you with an HTC Incredible S, myTouch 3G Slide, or Wildfire, today is a good day for you! HTC has released the kernel source code for these devices as opensource.
With the code to the kernel and drivers developers and tinkerers can start building custom ROMs which can make the smartphones go faster, batteries last longer, and who knows what other sorts of cool stuff!
But if you’re the kind of person that would never run a custom ROM on your phone, it’s good news for you, too! The more sets of eyes looking at the source code, the more likely it is [...]