Whenever a new
version of Android


is released, one thing you can always count on is the developer community
hacking it onto as many devices as they can


. Using the kernel and system image from the
Nexus S


, developer
supercurio


of
XDA Developers


was able to get a (mildly) working build of
Gingerbread


up and running on his
Samsung Galaxy S


.

Although it's a rather crippled build -- and it'll cost you GPS, Wi-Fi, voice, and camera functionality -- it's definitely a step in the right direction. Every good custom ROM starts with a buggy, near useless build -- these things don't happen overnight.

Check out a video of the Galaxy S running Gingerbread after the break.


Nexus S Gingerbread ported to Galaxy S -- not quite ready for prime time yet


posted originally by
Android Central




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