HTC Endeavor RUU leaked, breakthrough for custom ICS ROMs?


For years custom ROMs such as CyanogenMod have been saviors for us users. They have helped us receive the latest version of our beloved OS long before the manufacturers push it out (and in many cases, even when they didn’t). Yet the move from Gingerbread to Ice Cream Sandwich has proved to be extremely frustrating – primarily because of the degree of changes made to the source code.

As an HTC user, I’ve been keeping a keen eye on the progress of the ROMs available on XDA for quite some time. Unfortunately, nobody has been able to get together even a beta-worthy version, with the main problem proving to be the camera. The reason is that the development teams have no access to the required drivers, which usually is a problem solved using a ROM available for another device.

With no HTC phone on ICS yet, all their efforts have so far proved futile. But yesterday, an RUU for the HTC Endeavor was leaked to XDA-Developers, which could help solve the problem the devs have been facing.

It’ll take a lot of work, though. Especially considering the HTC Endeavor’s shift to a quadcore Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and 720p resolution, posing as a set of obstacles.

Anyone out there on a decently functional custom ROM for HTC? Do point us in the right direction, please, I’m so tired of waiting!

Raveesh Bhalla
Multifaceted too the highest degree: I'm the co-founder of Apps Culture (an app development studio), an amateur golfer, former sport-blogger, now a tech blogger. And all this, while pursuing an undergrad degree in Computer Science in India.

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  1. Tbolts is great but still no data/camera

  2. I’ve not found an ICS ROM but liq 3.2 has an ICS launcher built in the liquid settings. Go launcher has a good version even launcher pro and ADW have decent versions to get the full appearance. Liq is cyamod based but much more fluent and no GPS issues.

  3. On the MoDaCo forums for HTC sensation there is a CM9 ICS from almost fully working.

  4. @Raveesh … which phone do you use?

  5. i’ve been using custom rom with ics for almost a month perhaps. I use htc sensation fyi.

  6. The incredible has several ics roms with working camera

  7. yeah, the rezound has had ics for over a month or two.

  8. The sensation and XE have fully working ICS roms and have for the past 2 months. Fully stable with sence 3.6

    Just look on XDA

  9. Hahahahah omg…… there is SOOOO many ICS rooms!!!! Lollzzz get real nOOb. Get a real phone

  10. Ship that man a better phone Phandroid!!!
    Get him off that mytouch!!!

  11. Damn dude get off that mytouch 4g.

  12. Well my mytouch 4g slide been running ics for about a week now. It’s base off the Sensation rom. The dev name is undead. So if you have a slide 4g head over to rootzwiki to try it out.

  13. Virtuous Quattro is a multi device ICS ROM. I’ve been running it on my Desire S for a while now. It’s very good. Camera isn’t 100%, but it’s otherwise a good daily driver

  14. I have a dInc with a pretty stable ICS rom with a working camera.

  15. The HD2 is another HTC with a working camera in an ICS port (NexusHD2 ROM).

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