Android’s earliest smartphone generation, has blatantly refused to die. Determined to see the evolution of the OS through to stages beyond imagination, the HTC Dream G1 just received a customROM based on Google’s latest Android 2.3.5 firmware, shortly after the firmware was released for the Nexus S 4G. Since then the firmware has been operated on and dissected and finding itself ported onto a handful of Android handsets. In the HTC G1’s case, credit goes to XDA-Developers forum member dw9906 for compiling a CM7.1 based ROM from Cyanogenmod’s source.
Credits to CyanogenMod, Ezterry for the 220.127.116.11 kernel & Google for Open Source.
As for the features of the ROM you can see those below:
For a complete list of changelog, extras and queries, visit the forum thread at XDA-Developers. According to the developer, the ROM doesn’t seem to contain any bugs. So if you wish to give your G1 a rush of Android 2.3.5, here’s how you can get this ROM up and running on your device.
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.