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Android Hacks

How to Install Ubuntu on Your Nexus One/Android!

UPDATE: I’ve made a new site called to dedicate to Android on Ubuntu.

(World’s first installation of Ubuntu on an Android smartphone! WHOOHOO!)

This guide is for those of you who want to install Ubuntu as a sub-system under your Nexus One or any oth

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Ubuntu on Nexus One Android!

Over the Independence Day weekend, I was able to install both Debian and Ubuntu to run on my Nexus One.

UPDATE: I’ve posted full step-by-step guide on how to install Ubuntu and X11 on your Nexus One here!

I spent about 5 days straight of craziness, even trying to get it working while my friends were barbecuing tri-tips and firing off fireworks in the background.  Well, let’s just say I started the challenge to myself of being able to run Ubuntu couple days back and it li

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Nexus One Multi-Player Game Androideroids!

You thought playing Scrabble with an iPad with iPhones were amazing, think again as Nexus One has beat that with an HDTV multi-player game. Grant Skinner, the guy who made the gas-pedal wireless controllers about a week back, has made a prototype of his multiplayer game that allows any “Android” phone to be used as game controller.

Androideroids is a prototype multiplayer asteroids game in which each player uses an Android phone as their game

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How to Add 720P HD Video to your Nexus One!

Wow, someone “hacked” their Nexus One to do 720P HD video! The quality is shockingly good.

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Now there’s 720P HD on the Nexus One, I don’t think it’s too long before it starts hitting the rest of Android smartphones. Of course, don’t forget that we always knew Nexus One was HD-capab

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How to Make your Nexus One into a Linux Computer!

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Wanna run a desktop using your Nexus One as your CPU device?  Well, now you can!  Hacker Sven Killig has hacked his Nexus One by adding USB Host (which allows you to connect USB devices to your Nexus One), thereby being able to use a USB Monitor adaptor and run Linux X11 Window, all minced and diced with fully working USB keyboard and USB wireless mouse.   Incredible!

Sven has full step-by-step instructions on

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HTC Evo 4G Hacks – How to Install Free Wifi Tether App on your HTC Evo 4G!

For those of you who have bought HTC Evo 4G (or thinking about getting one), you should know that you can install a free wifi tethering app on your HTC Evo 4G to use it as a 3G/4G mobile hotspot device.

You must root your HTC Evo 4G first, then simply install the Android Wifi Tethering app.

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How to Install Froyo Android 2.2 On Your Nexus One!

For those of you who have modded your Nexus One phone with Cyanogen or Desire ROM AND you want to upgrade to Android 2.2 Froyo, you can do it by just burning the Froyo image, provided thanks to @Modaco.

For people with stock Nexus One, I would advise to just wait for Froyo update rolls out. (but you can also install it too if you really want it NOW.)

Here’s step-by-step instructions o

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How to Install and Play Sega Classic Games on your Nexus One (or other Android Phone)!

Yey, there’s an Android app called Gensoid (that you can download, Gensoid Lite is the free version without ability to save games) to install and play Sega Classic games on your Nexus One such as the Sonic Hedgehog (pictured above).

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How to Upgrade Samsung Moment to Android 2.1!

Sprint has recently and officially released Android 2.1 for Samsung Moment, download it here.

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Android Tether Coming to Android 2.2!

It looks like Android Tether is coming to Android 2.2 soon. ?For those of you who don’t want to wait nor pay any additional monthly fees for what’s already do-able, you can follow our instructions here on how to tether your Android phone via WiFi or Bluetooth. Plus, if you install Cyanogen Mod, you will get USB tether

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