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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
Add Ambient Display To Your Nexus 5
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Add Ambient Display To Your Nexus 5

One of my favourite things about the Nexus 6 is Ambient Display. This is where notifications are displayed on a black background after you turn the device on (or lift it up in the case of the Nexus 6). Unfortunately, Google has left this out of the Nexus 5 Lollipop code, most likely due to the battery hit it may[Read More…]

in Modding, Podcast by at 2:16 pm on January 26, 2015