Custom ROM development for the Essential Phone is finally getting started! Despite running stock Android in all of its beauty and simplicity, there are plenty of improvements to be made in stock Android. A developer by the name of invisiblek has ported LineageOS to Essential’s PH-1, and it’s fully working.
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The great thing about buying a Google device is the software support. You get new version of Android first, you get monthly security updates without fail, and Google guarantees at least two years of OS update support and three years of security update support. Read More »
Essential is the new kid on the block but it’s backed by the very man who created Android, Andy Rubin. The Essential Phone isn’t being sold on features or gimmicks, but rather an experience. In a flooded market where even the big shots are struggling, can a newcomer without any gimmicks ... Read More »
Google Glass was released more than three years ago, but it’s been dormant for so long. The project disappeared from the public and we haven’t heard a peep since. The world wasn’t quite ready for Google Glass, so most people’s glasses have been lying around collecting dust.
Now, out of nowhere, both ... Read More »
The Android O Beta Program is open to join, and it’s a great way to test the latest version of Android. That being said, there’s a good reason that it’s a beta. Much of the software is not perfectly functional and some may be broken entirely.
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Nextbit Robin users have been able to test Nougat through the beta program for awhile now, but running beta software on your only phone is always risky. Sometimes it’s better to stick to official software.
Thankfully, Nextbit has announced that a final build of Nougat is now ... Read More »
A new beta is out for Nexus and Pixel owners. You can now download the Android 7.1.2 beta 2 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, ... Read More »
With CyanogenMod discontinued and no longer supported, Wileyfox is in a bit of a pickle. The company used Cyanogen OS for its devices, and with that option now gone, the company is pushing forward on a strong note.
Wileyfox announced that it will be moving to ... Read More »
CyanogenMod has been the iconic custom ROM. Thinking of flashing custom software to Android phones, people’s first thought is almost guaranteed to be CyangenMod. Unfortunately, that software is done for.
Cyanogen Inc. has announced that it is shutting down CyanogenMod and all related services. The announcement was extremely brief and gave ... Read More »
The Google Pixel seems to be facing a strange camera issue, but Google is already on it. People have been noticing a big lens flare in some of their images. These flares are normal for all cameras, but the ones on photos taken with the Pixel can be pretty large.
Google has admitted ... Read More »