The Moto X has an incredibly innovative feature called Active Display, which shows notifications using the AMOLED display and an orb in the center of the screen. This amazing feature is better than any notification LED, at least in my opinion. But a Moto X owner recently found an LED hidden on the Moto X. ... Read More »
The Moto G, a phone that packs some nice specs for only $180, has gotten a whole lot better with this new development. The device is easily able to be rooted, and unlike with many other devices, any computer can be used, whether it’s Windows, OSX, or even Linux. It’s dead easy and super quick, ... Read More »
While a few devices have come close, no device is fully immune to the rooting itch. You’re happy for the first few weeks, and then you start noticing things. A little lag here, a missing feature there, and you want to make some changes. No, a full ROM flash is too drastic, but a bit ... Read More »
Most Tweeted This Week
Hot on the heels of Steve Kondik and company announcing their first real hardware partnership with Oppo and the release of the N1, CyanogenMod 10.1.3 stable builds are now available for a handful of devices.
Based on Android 4.2, for those of you not in the know, CyanogenMod is a stock Android based ... Read More »
While HTC claims restrictions prevent them from unlocking the bootloader of the AT&T HTC One X, that has not stopped the development community from banding together to unlock root access on the phone. A new post by kennethpenn on XDA-Developers delivers a one-click rooting option for the HTC One X which takes advantage of an exploit ... Read More »
Now that Android 4.0.4 for the Nexus S (i9023, i9020-T) is out, you may be wondering how to get your device up and running with the latest version of Android. Allow us to help. If you’re running stock 4.0.3 or any ROM with Clockwork Mod Recovery, the process to update your device couldn’t ... Read More »
Android developer Koush has been working on a touch enabled version of his popular ClockworkMod Recovery for quite some time now. He posted a teaser video on Friday, January 27, and already there’s a beta version available to download for the Galaxy Nexus and GSM Nexus S.
Announced on Google+, both versions (Verizon CDMA, international ... Read More »
Back in late December, Android Developer Andrew Neal revealed some of the new features coming to the CyanogenMod 9 music app that had control freaks everywhere dying for a taste. While the default music app in Android 4.0 isn’t terrible, it does lack much in the way of customization and control. Andrew Neal’s ... Read More »
Just yesterday, when we told you the developers behind CyanogenMod were thinking about releasing a root-only app store for Android, we mentioned that CyanogenMod has a unique user install base of around one million. Last night, that number became official.
If you’re on the hunt for root only apps, or looking for something that was taken down from the Android Market due to carrier or company complaints, you’re pretty much on your own. You could always check forums and other file sharing sites, but wouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of go-to ... Read More »