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iPhone 2G and 3G running Android

If you have been too busy watching the rumor mill on the iPhone 4G/HD/A4 or whatever and just can’t seem to wait, check this out. If you want to re-purpose your iPhone 3G or iPhone 2G(original), then I think trying to put Android on your phone is a great time killer.

In case you have missed it because of all the “hub-bub” of the leaked iPhone 4G photos and all the friggin’ press about it.. I submit to you: Android on the iPhone!!! Engadget first brought this via LinuxoniPhone on April 21st 2010. Now obviously this wasn’t the first time, and there was some leg work behind this, but this seems to be an early attempt at getting the Android on the iPhone. Basically the first version only ran on the 2G and had some problems with the audio, but this was just the beginning… (video below) Just a few days later, he posted the instructions to install it on the 2G

Soon thereafter, the next progression was the iPhone 3G. The same there, it didn’t start out with all the bells and whistles, but soon he started working on the binaries and ended up getting an article in PC World. (video of 3G below)

Now, with the latest release of Android, codenamed “Froyo”, it has just been another natural progression, but it seems the latest and greatest causes the iPhone to overheat after less than 10 minutes or so of use.. so be warned, this is not for the faint of heart!

But I will say this, I will definitely will try this after I upgrade to my 4G iPhone!