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Give your Nexus 5X a new lease on life with a new ROM

Give your Nexus 5X a new lease on life with a new ROM

2:29 pm on January 16, 2016 in Modding, Phones
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So you’ve purchased a Nexus 5X and you’ve found (like many of us) that the performance is significantly lacking and steadily gets worse as time goes on. Never fear, there is a way to get that new phone feeling again and gain some performance by replacing the stock ROM with a custom ROM and there’s a few options to choose[Read More…]

CyanogenMod starts releasing CM13 nightlies; Marshmallow for your devices

CyanogenMod starts releasing CM13 nightlies; Marshmallow for your devices

8:55 am on November 25, 2015 in Modding, News, OS Updates
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If you’re into the custom Android scene, you’ll know all about CyanogenMod, the custom firmware that started as a hobbyist project and quickly became a fairly significant force in Android. Just a couple of months after the public release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the CyanogenMod team have begun the release of CM13, which is based on Marshmallow, for owners of[Read More…]

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Xposed Framework For Marshmallow Released

Xposed Framework For Marshmallow Released

10:34 am on November 15, 2015 in Modding, News
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Some Android users like to run custom ROMs on their phones but unfortunately, with the added options of a custom ROM, stability is often sacrificed. For those who want many of the options of a custom ROM while maintaining the stock ROM (although root access must be possible) the Xposed Framework is a great option. The Xposed Framework allows a[Read More…]

Double Tap to Wake Hidden Within Nexus 6P Kernel Source

Double Tap to Wake Hidden Within Nexus 6P Kernel Source

7:23 am on November 6, 2015 in Modding, Other News
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Throughout the year we hear a lot of rumours about what the year’s Nexus device will or won’t have. This year was no difference and while it seems that most of them did arrive in an amazing device that is the Nexus 6P there is one notable omission, double tap to wake. The Nexus 6 had it on leaked versions but[Read More…]

Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

10:15 pm on July 29, 2015 in Android Development, Modding, Phones

Just days after announcing they would be trialing a new software concept with 500 Swedish Xperia Z3 owners, the software has leaked. The new software concept, Sony said was a stripped back, more AOSP like interface with a few Sony apps baked into the system. Recognised XDA contributor Jozinek has posted a how-to on flashing the software onto your Xperia[Read More…]

Android M Developer Preview: OTA Links

Android M Developer Preview: OTA Links

11:08 am on July 14, 2015 in Modding, News, OS Updates
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If you’ve got the Android M Developer preview on your Nexus device you (hopefully) are accepting of the failings of an early build. On Friday in the small hours Aussie time, the first update dropped to the preview with images being posted on the Google Developers site. But if you can’t be bothered (or don’t have time) to download and[Read More…]

CyanogenMod rolling out another CM11.0 build as well as 12.0 Final

CyanogenMod rolling out another CM11.0 build as well as 12.0 Final

3:13 pm on June 26, 2015 in Modding

CyanogenMod has begun rolling out two releases, announcing a new build of CM11.0, as well as a CM12.0 Final build are hitting the servers now. The CM11.0 release is based on the Android 4.4 KitKat release, while the CM12.0 build is built from Android 5.0.2, CM12.1 is focused on the Android 5.1.x release. Today’s releases of CM11.0/CM12.0 are focused on[Read More…]

Raccoon APK Downloader

Raccoon APK Downloader

8:26 am on May 23, 2015 in Modding, News
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There’s any number of reasons you may wish to download an APK rather than use the Play Store to install it direct on one of your devices; Anything from sideloading onto a device that’s not officially supported, to bandwidth saving or perhaps rolling back to an older version of an app and Raccoon APK downloader can solve your issues. I[Read More…]

Samsung S6 and S6 Edge get root without tripping KNOX

Samsung S6 and S6 Edge get root without tripping KNOX

7:30 am on May 11, 2015 in Modding, Phones
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There’s a method now for Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge owners to achieve root on their handsets without breaking Samsung’s KNOX security protection. We posted a guide a little while ago on how to root the S6 range when it first came out. That process, which was largely the same as that used to root many a Galaxy S[Read More…]

Android Tool for Mac makes Android and Mac play (more) nicely together

Android Tool for Mac makes Android and Mac play (more) nicely together

8:23 am on May 6, 2015 in Modding, News
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Android Tool for Mac brings Mac-like simplicity to some of the common tasks a more advanced Android user might perform on a daily basis. This simple tool connects to your USB-connected Android phone, and allows you to take screenshots instantly, record screencasts, and install third-party APKs without going through the command line or the hassle of emailing the app to[Read More…]

Sony releases special bootloaders to allow recovery access for custom ROM users

Sony releases special bootloaders to allow recovery access for custom ROM users

8:25 am on May 5, 2015 in Modding, News
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Sony makes some pretty decent phones, but there’s one segment of the user base that doesn’t like them too much; custom ROM users. That’s because Sony makes it rather painful to install custom ROMs, through bootloaders that don’t actually facilitate the use of a recovery partition, something that is required to install virtually all custom ROM softwares. There are ways[Read More…]

CyanogenMod team have enabled nightlies for the Nexus Player

CyanogenMod team have enabled nightlies for the Nexus Player

3:01 pm on April 26, 2015 in Android TV and Chromecast, Modding

Nexus Player news is the popular subject this week in the lead up to launch in Australia this week – but if you don’t like Android TV then why not try out CyanogenMod on your new set top box? The CyanogenMod team have today enabled nightlies for the Nexus Player with the first build ready to download now. The first[Read More…]

Sunshine unleashes S-OFF and unlock for HTC devices

Sunshine unleashes S-OFF and unlock for HTC devices

8:45 am on April 19, 2015 in Modding, News
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Sunshine is one of those Swiss Army knives of the Android world that enables a range of tinkering options for popular devices, and with its latest update to version 3.1, support has been added for the HTC One (M9). Not only can it perform a range of actions on the One M9, but it can also now remove SIM locks on the[Read More…]

Team Win Recovery Project custom recovery now available for Samsung Galaxy S6

Team Win Recovery Project custom recovery now available for Samsung Galaxy S6

3:05 pm on April 13, 2015 in Apps and Games, Modding, News
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The Samsung Galaxy S6 is throwing down the challenge as the flagship to knock off its perch this year, and as one of the more popular handsets on the market, it’s more likely than others to receive a lot of support from the modding community as well, just as previous Samsung Galaxies have before it. Mere days after launch, the[Read More…]

Xposed Framework for Lollipop now available to download as an Alpha

Xposed Framework for Lollipop now available to download as an Alpha

9:24 am on February 14, 2015 in Modding, News
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After a long wait, and a tease the other day, the developer of the Xposed Framework has finally announced Xposed is ready to download for Lollipop users. As usual, you’ll need to be rooted to install the release, which is available as an Alpha only at this stage. As the developer notes : Note that this is still an alpha[Read More…]