Phil Nickinson

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Android 2.1 (Flan) ripped apart; boot animation, wallpapers, ringtones available

Android 2.1 (Flan) ripped apart; boot animation, wallpapers, ringtones available

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As many of you (and some of us) come from a Windows Mobile background, you're likely used to seeing new and unreleased ROMs stripped off HTC phones spread into the wild. Such is the case with Android 2.1, aka Flan, which was ripped off the infamous Nexus One and is making the rounds on the likes of XDA Developers and elsewhere. The ROM itself isn't up and running -- yet -- on other...