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Android Hacks

8 months later, I finally rooted my Verizon Galaxy Nexus because WugFresh makes it too easy not to

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Rooting my phone and then flashing a custom ROM is something I’ve done on every Android device – except my Galaxy Nexus until 16 hours ago. The Nexus was the first phone I’ve ever used to provide access to ev…

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Android Apps

Google Now hack enables use on rooted devices with AOSP ROM’s (US English only)

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I have a love affair going on with Google Now. Though the Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean as a whole got all the headlines at I/O last week, Google’s new voice search and command feature has easily become my favorite a…

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Android News

CyanogenMod – more than 2 million served and counting

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“Just put CyanogenMod on it.” That’s the answer that many Android enthusiasts give when suggesting how to fix a problem, grab a feature, or just improve the day-to-day Android experience…

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Finance

Google responds to Google Wallet hacking claim, points out the obvious

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A security company announced yesterday that it has discovered a “significant vulnerability in the Google Wallet mobile phone payment system.” The company found that a Wallet PIN is susceptibl…

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Motorola

Motorola promises to unlock Droid RAZR Dev Edition in Europe, unlockable device to follow in U.S.

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A Motorola employee infamously said that users who want to customize their phones should purchase their device from another company. Realizing the potential trouble for such a statement, Motorola quickly s…

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Tools

ScreenCast & ScreenRecorder creates smooth video of your root phone’s screen [App Reviews]

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Android phone owners have plenty of choices when it comes time to take a screenshot of their rooted phone, but not as many if they want to record all screen movements. Screencast solves the problem by making it po…

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Android Apps

5 Apps that should be on every Rooted Android phone

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So you have decided to take the plunge and root your Android phone. After that, you took the time to figure out what you could do with a rooted phone. While the suggestions Andrew made on a post back in 2009 are great…

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HTC

HTC Desire will not see Gingerbread update after all – at least not officially

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Update: What do you know…HTC has caved to pressure once again and decided to deliver Gingerbread after all, says the Facebook page. Thanks, Joe! Here’s the original post below. ——-…

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Motorola

Droid X Gingerbread OTA update rolling out, kills root

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This story is one of those strange things that probably sounds worse than it is. The report is that the official OTA Gingerbread update for the Droid X is now rolling out, but it comes with a caveat that it will kill…

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AT&T

AT&T going after unauthorized iPhone tethering. Are Android phones next?

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AT&T Wireless knows you’re tethering or using a mobile hotspot. You feared Santa Claus as a child because he knew when you were being naughty, and it seems the same happens on AT&T service. OSXDa…

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Multimedia

HTC EVO 4G gets full HDMI Mirroring in FREE App for Rooted Phones

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The HTC EVO 4G, the beloved Sprint Android phone that has been so popular since May 2010, now supports full HDMI mirroring. No, Sprint and HTC didn’t release an update to the EVO, but a new app makes it possi…

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Android Hacks

Honeycomb ported to 3 HTC smartphones

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A lot of you have been very adamant in telling us that you don’t want to see a split in the Android OS, well some of the good guys in the Android dev community are giving you your wish. Honeycomb has been ported…

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Android News

Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gingerbread… via Cyanogen 7

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After seeing the wonders of Honeycomb running on the Nook Color, this news probably comes as a bit of a disappointment for Galaxy Tab owners, but luckily Cyanogen knows how to build quality ROMs. The trouble is,…

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Android News

Swappa is a cool idea, but needs more people

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A new website has popped up called Swappa. It’s intent is to set up a place where users can easily buy and sell Android phones. The idea is to allow people to upgrade to a new phone cheaper, get a new device wit…

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Tools

ShootMe lets root users create video screencasts directly on Android

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ShootMe is one of my favorite Android apps because it can take screenshots of an Android device. It once took firing up the Android emulator on the desktop to do that, but with a rooted device, this app allows user…

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