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Pimp My Droid Weekly 12/8/12: Alpha CM10.1, Galaxy Note 2, Droid DNA, Universal Naked Driver and More

December 8, 2012 - Written By Alexander Maxham

As we are coming to the close of yet another busy week in the world of Android, it’s time to get you caught up on all the rooting and ROM-ing news from the past seven days. This is Pimp My Droid Weekly for the week of December 1st-8th.

Verizon Galaxy Note 2 gets Pre-Rooted Odin package

For those of you the Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon, you’ll be happy to know you can flash a pre-rooted Odin package onto your beast. You c an find out more information from the Rootzwiki forums.

Sony Xperia T gets ClockworkMod Recovery

For those of you with a rooted Xperia T, a.k.a. the James Bond phone, you can now flash some ClockworkMod recovery on your device. Thanks to XDA member Sharaz22. Get more information from the XDA thread.

Universal Naked Driver Gets Updated Again

The universal naked driver, which you can use to install the drivers for your device if you’re trying to root it or unlock the bootloader, has been updated to suppoort the new Nexus devices. In particular the Nexus 4 and 10.

CM 10.1 Jellbro  Kangs hitting the Nexus 10

Most people are aware of Euroskank right? Well they now have CM10.1 out fo the Nexus 10, a.k.a. Manta. You can find out more information including download links from the XDA thread.

New HTC Droid DNA Exploit found

Those pesky developers have found another exploit for the Droid DNA. This one helps you unlock it in a different way. You can find out all the details over on XDA.

Modifying the Homescreen grid on the Galaxy Note 2

Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer garyd9, you can now modify the homescreen grid dimensions on the Galaxy Note 2. This will allow you to have five by five or even six by six icons on the homescreen. Check it out over on XDA.

Sony releases new beta Flash Tool for Xperia Devices

Lately Sony has really been trying to get on devs good side. Now they have released a beta flash tool that will return most Xperia devices to a stock build. Now they just need to make that stock Android and we’ll be good.

Unofficial Alpha CM10.1 comes to the HTC Sensation

Well the HTC Sensation is still alive and kicking. In fact it now has a alpha build of CM10.1, of course it’s unofficial like most of the CM10.1 builds running around out there. Check out this XDA thread for all the information