The latest x8 firmware news from the XDA forums is as follows:
GingerCyBorg 2.3.5 v003 – based on MiniCM with honeycomb features and DX libraries
GingerXperia v7 – again based on MiniCM but with Xperia apps and nice styling
GingerDX v15 - lightweight based on Gingerbread from the CM nightlies
FroyoBread v023b Final – MiniCM6 with features from Gingerbread, note this is the final version if you like his work move onto Ginger DX
MiniCM7 2.0.7 - x8 port of MiniCM which is based on Cyanogen(mod) 7.1
If you’re not up to date, or starting out from scratch here’s some links to get your device rooted and a recovery installed:
If you’ve tested or use any of the firmware listed please give feedback to other users via the comments.