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Raccoon APK Downloader
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Raccoon APK Downloader

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…]

in Modding, News by at 8:26 am on May 23, 2015
Samsung S6 and S6 Edge get root without tripping KNOX

Samsung S6 and S6 Edge get root without tripping KNOX

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…]

in Modding, Phones by and at 7:30 am on May 11, 2015
Android Tool for Mac makes Android and Mac play (more) nicely together
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Android Tool for Mac makes Android and Mac play (more) nicely together

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…]

in Modding, News by and at 8:23 am on May 6, 2015
Sony releases special bootloaders to allow recovery access for custom ROM users
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Sony releases special bootloaders to allow recovery access for custom ROM users

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…]

in Modding, News by at 8:25 am on May 5, 2015
CyanogenMod team have enabled nightlies for the Nexus Player

CyanogenMod team have enabled nightlies for the Nexus Player

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…]

in Android TV, Modding by at 3:01 pm on April 26, 2015
Sunshine unleashes S-OFF and unlock for HTC devices
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Sunshine unleashes S-OFF and unlock for HTC devices

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…]

in Modding, News by at 8:45 am on April 19, 2015
Team Win Recovery Project custom recovery now available for Samsung Galaxy S6
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Team Win Recovery Project custom recovery now available for Samsung Galaxy S6

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…]

in Apps, Modding, News by at 3:05 pm on April 13, 2015
Xposed Framework for Lollipop now available to download as an Alpha
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Xposed Framework for Lollipop now available to download as an Alpha

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…]

in Modding, News by at 9:24 am on February 14, 2015
Developer of Xposed Framework teases Lollipop release
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Developer of Xposed Framework teases Lollipop release

Android is an almost infinitely moddable system and the implementation of the Xposed Framework led to ease of implementing various hacks, as modules to be installed. The release of Android 5.0 (Lollipop) threw a spanner in the works for a number of Modders who have been waiting for the framework to be updated to work with the latest version of[Read More…]

in Modding by at 6:25 am on February 11, 2015
CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9
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CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9

Owners of the Nexus 9 are now able to install CyangogenMod on their tablet, with nightlies of CM12 now available to download. CM12 is based on Lollipop, so there’s very little to lose – except obviously OTA udpates from Google – from installing the ROM. CyanogenMod is one of the oldest, and certainly one of the easiest to install third[Read More…]

in Modding, OS Updates, Tablets by at 7:29 am on February 8, 2015