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Samsung releases the source code of the Gingerbread update for the Galaxy S

Samsung released the source code for the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update for the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S – you can grab it now from their Open Source Release Center (search for

Of course, the source code would only be useful for developers but regular users should reap the benefits of this release soon – in the form of new custom ROMs…

The official Gingerbread update is rolling out for the I9000 Galaxy S (in Europe anyway) but the source code for the update will give custom ROM developers better access to the new additions to the Gingerbread-flavored Galaxy S firmware. They’ve had to work on leaks until now.

It’s good to see Samsung play nice with open-source developers – a good third-party ecosystem often makes gadgets that much more appealing to geeks.



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