If you know anything about customizing Android, then you know about Cyanogen. They were the first group to actually root and customize the G1 back in its hayday, and since then they have become the authority on “unlocking and hacking” the Android platform. Cyanogen 6 – the latest version of the software – is based on Froyo (Android 2.2), and will be bringing some interesting new treats to the Evo. For one, both the front and the rear camera are rumored to be fully functional in their new release – something that’s unheard of in present Froyo ROM builds. Furthermore, the group has developed HID support, which stands for Human Interface Device. This allows a bluetooth mouse or keyboard to be connected as well as the use of a cursor. Cyanogen released an unofficial statement on XDA forums earlier this week:
The goal is BT HID + full HDMI out. That turns your phone into a real computer.
Apparently, the idea is to hook your phone up to a monitor via the HDMI cable, and then use a mouse or keyboard to access it like a desktop workstation. The quality isn't great, but check out the video of him demonstrating bluetooth HID after the break. And keep your eyes peeled! [via XDA Developers]
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