iAndroid goes iFroyo – the latest Android 2.2 running on an iPhone 3G

Some time ago we reported an independent dev team creating an version of the Android 1.6 for the iPhone 2G and having updated it later to support the iPhone 3G with over 80% of functionality (minus some minor points like Power Management :) ) fully supported. Well, an Italian iPhone webblog has taken the project one step further and used the OpeniBoot project basis to port the latest and greatest version of the Android platform, even still not available for the majority of native Android phones – the Android 2.2 Froyo.

Of course not everything works, some things, already implemented for the older Android 1.6 have gone wonky, like Wi-Fi and sound support. And remember, the Power Management is also still amiss, meaning your iPhone will get very hot and discharge in about an hour or so. Anyhow, if you’re feeling brave, fins the instructions, translated Italian-to-English by RedMond Piem or just check out the video after the gap.

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iPhone 3G / 3GS Otterbox Defender case in Review – Pretty in pink


I’m a keen walker and camper, but I also love my iPhone, so finding a case which promised to fully protect my device is a must have. I mean, that is what an iDevice case is supposed to do, right? Well sure, there are fashionable, earthy ones like the Skydda TradDuo, but when you want to beat the bushes, it’s time for rubber. The Otterbox Defender case comes in four colours: black, white, yellow and pink, catering for all audiences.

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iPod touch 3G VS iPhone 3GS – trial of speed

iLounge posted a brilliantly unscientific test comparing the 3GS, 3G, Touch 2G and the new one – a test which moves me from the belly up. And, it should you too. Of course exempt is the new 8GB model which is a brilliant marketing rehash of last years model, though it lacks a few $$$ of unneeded weight. The verdict (as you will notice on the videos) is that the Touch 3G is faster than any other iDevice platform, even if by mere seconds.

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