An unmodified version of the Android OS that is as close as possible to the open source AOSP Android version. A vanilla version of Android will use the original Android UI and won't have any modified apps.

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Rooting & AOSP Android - Howto

I'm about to buy a new Android phone, and I'm looking at the LG Optimus One P500. IMHO it's a little better than comparable models from other brands (eg. Samsung Galaxy Fit), but there's only one ...
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Does it make any sense to use a firmware with HTC Sense or is better to go for plain 2.3 firmware? [closed]

I do have HTC Desire HD and I rooted it but I'm not sure how valuable is the HTC Sense package and if it makes "sense" (funny) to use a 2.2 firmware with HTC Sense or just to go for the plain Android ...
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How can I de-brand my phone? (install vanilla Android?)

I bought a cheap handset (XTE San Francisco, 2.1) from the Orange provider. I'm not a regular Orange customer so I had it unlocked so I could use my existing SIM. Orange seem to pre-load their ...
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Benefits of skins as opposed to vanilla Android

Has anyone seen any benefits to using skins such as MotoBlur and HTC Sense as opposed to "vanilla" Android like on the Nexus One? I'm considering getting the Nexus S and this is part of my ...