Month: August 2011 (page 1 of 2)

Download the New Android Market

New Android Market

Google has added the long-awaited +1 functionality to the Android Market; There’s a brand-new settings menu, as well as click-to-read explanations of app permissions (not developer customizable, unfortunately). There are also 2 brand-new Market icons to spruce things up a bit. The size in megabytes of each app, along with its latest update...

How to Overclock Your Android Phone’s CPU

Set CPU Overclock HTC Thunderbolt

Overclocking your Android phone can give you a little more juice to speed up your phone and possibly improve your battery life. Things you will need before proceeding: A rooted Android phone A custom Kernel installed on your phone (if your current Kernel does not allow overclocking). If you installed a custom ROM, then you may already be set...

How to Install a Custom Android Kernel

Custom Android Kernel

Currently, I’m running the SkyRaider Zeus Preview 2 on my HTC Thunderbolt. This custom ROM is loaded with the stock HTC Kernel.   Are you wondering exactly what a kernel does? The central component of most operating systems. Its responsibilities include managing the system’s resources (the communication between hardware and software...

Fix Voicemail Notification on Custom Gingerbread ROMs

Gingerbread Voicemail

This is a solution to fixing the voicemail notification that many custom Gingerbread ROMs are being plagued with. However, in the end I found this to be a much better fix because it’s a work-around to get FREE visual voicemail without having to pay Verizon $2 a month. Visit the Android Market on your phone and search for...

How to Install a Custom Android ROM


FIRST OFF, YOUR PHONE MUST ALREADY BE ROOTED. I’m assuming your phone is already rooted. With that being said, please move forward. If you’re looking to root your HTC Thunderbolt, you can read my guide here and download the files necessary to do this.  Here is a guide to installing a custom ROM on your Android phone using ROM Manager....

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