CKDroid: Live Wallpapers on HTC Hero

by on January 25, 2010
in Android, Tips and Tricks

htc-hero-whiteGoogle Nexus One is the first Android phone that includes live wallpapers. This phone runs on the Android 2.1 OS. HTC Hero, Motorola Droid users will have to wait for the Android 2.1 software update to get the live wallpapers feature.

But the wait for HTC Hero is over. A developer at xda-developers forums has released CKDroid ROM for Hero (GSM version) which is based on Android 2.1 and includes live wallpapers.

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AychTeeSee’s Vanilla MoDaCo 3.0 ROM

by on December 29, 2009
in Android

htc-hero-whiteIn my ongoing ROM exploration, yesterday I found another ROM for the HTC Hero. So far, MoDaCo 3.0 is the only ROM that I have found stable and worth using. Infact, I’m using it as my primary ROM.

A developer at XDA Developers, AychTeeSee, has modified the MoDaCo 3.0 ROM and released a Vanilla version of it. This ROM is a modified version of Paul’s (mostly) without HTC features/bloat.

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How to Install Hik@Ri 2.0.1.4 ROM on HTC Hero

by on December 28, 2009
in Android, Tips and Tricks

htc-hero-whiteYesterday I wrote a tutorial about how you can install Android 2.1 on your HTC Hero. I used Lox’s HERO21 ROM in that tutorial that ROM was slow and quite buggy, so here’s another ROM I tried by Hik@Ri.

This ROM looks much more stable and faster than the previous one I shared. Here’s the tutorial so you can also give it a try.

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How to Install Android 2.1 on HTC Hero

by on December 27, 2009
in Android, Tips and Tricks

htc-hero-whiteLately, I’ve been playing with various ROMs and mods available for the HTC Hero and Droid. The latest Community Release 1.8 of Android 2.1 is quite stable faster than previous releases so I thought of giving it a try.

Installation required a wipe and it went really smooth without any issues. This tutorial will help you try out the Android 2.1 OS and retain your current ROM so you can revert back anytime you want.

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HTC Expresso for HTC Hero Android 2.1 Leaked

by on December 27, 2009
in Android

htc-expresso-hero-android-21HTC Expresso is the next update to the HTC’s Sense UI which will make its way to HTC phones like Hero and Droid Eris somewhere around the first half of 2010.

A system dump of HTC Expresso for HTC Hero with Android 2.1 has been leaked out in the wild and is available for download for developers.

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How to Install a Custom ROM on HTC Hero

by on December 2, 2009
in Android

htc-hero-whiteJust today I did a tutorial on how you can root your HTC Hero and install the latest Amon Ra Recovery Image.

Now if you’re looking for installing and loading a new custom ROM i.e MoDaCO 2.9 or later, on your HTC Hero, I’d recommend you carefully follow the tutorial below.

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Install Android 2.1 on HTC Hero

by on December 2, 2009
in Android

android-logoI just wrote about how you can get Android 2.0 on HTC Hero, and now here’s another post I’m sharing how you can grab Android 2.1 for HTC Hero!

This ROM is by behnaam, a developer at xda-developers and has ported Android 2.1 ROM to HTC Hero which you can load and try on your phone.

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