Paranoid Android introduces Peek, its own version of active notifications

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One of the most useful and innovative features of the Moto X, besides its voice control, is its Active Display and today Paranoid Android announced its own implementation codenamed Peek. Peek is PA’s effort to overhaul the Android notification system with smartwatch convenience. The way ...

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android. Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main ...

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OnePlus gives development cycle update, now testing first prototype of upcoming CyanogenMod phone

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Today OnePlus, the company behind the upcoming CyanogenMod phone, revealed more about the development cycle of its OnePlus One. For those not in the loop, last month CyanogenMod revealed its new hardware partner, OnePlus, the new company of Ex-Oppo exec Pete Lau. Oppo shipped the first device ...

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KitKat-based CyanogenMod 11 M2 Snapshot builds now available for numerous devices

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CES 2014 is almost upon us where there will be lots of new tech toys unveiled, including Android phones and tablets, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on your current device just yet. If you were hoping to breath some new life into your device with the latest version of Android 4.4 ...

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Tutorial: Install Android 4.2 on the Samsung Galaxy S3 (All Variants)

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Let’s face it, Android can be a bit fragmented at times. But who says we need to rely on carriers to push updates? Android is much more than a closed OS, ran by carriers. Thanks to the developers modifying Android, we can choose who we rely on for future updates and when we want to... Read More

Cyanogenmod 9 nightlies reach the Galaxy S III

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We knew it was only a matter of time for the Galaxy S III to get some official Cyanogenmod love, and here it is: the first official Cyanogenmod 9 builds from Teamhacksung have been rolled out to Samsung’s new flagship. The buglist is noticably short and minor: the FM-radio doesn’t ...

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Motorola offering unlock solution for the Motorola RAZR, Verizon and U.S. not included

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We already knew this was coming, but we couldn’t say for sure when the first unlock solution would go online and which handsets would be supported. The Motorola Droid RAZR is the first Motorola handset to offer a bootloader unlock solution but if you live in the US, you’re outta ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich ported to the Nexus One, running quite well [Video]

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Ice Cream Sandwich may not yet be available on any device other than the not yet released Galaxy Nexus, but the oldest of the Nexus family has already received an taste of Google’s new dessert thanks to an SDK port. It doesn’t run perfect, but it boots and shows that this quite ...

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Cyanogenmod 7 Alpha for HP Touchpad Released, Surprisingly Functional

WebOS may be discontinued but the hardware it’s running on, the HP Touchpad, is still very, very alive. The Cyanogenmod team has released an alpha of Cyanogenmod 7 for the Touchpad. As for bugs — it’s an alpha so there will be a lot of bugs, but the list of functioning stuff ...

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Gets First Custom ROM

It's kind of become a rite of passage for new Android devices to get their own custom ROMs. Every major Android tablet and phone has gone through it, and it looks as though the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is joining the club. This comes just 9 days after the Moto Xoom got its own custom ROM.

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First Custom ROM Available for the XOOM!

Well it’s been quite a wait, but finally the first custom ROM for the Motorola Xoom is available.  You’ll have to head over at the XDA developers forum to grab it – thank member bigrushdog while you’re there. Team Tiamat (the same guys that brought us those blistering ...

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader, unless if Google would require it specifically — which is a small chance. The same source says about the bootloader ...

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CyanogenMod Statistics are Quite Impressive with Over 100K Registered Devices

Sunday, April 10th marked the day of the Stable release of CyanogenMod v7.0.0.  This release has made a huge  splash in the Android community already.  According to the CyanogenMod statistics page there are over 100k unique installs across the many devices supported by CM7.  The HTC Desire is ...

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CyanogenMod 7 Released

The release version of CyanogenMod 7, the Gingerbread-based version of the popular custom ROM available for more than two dozen devices, is available tonight, after iterating through four release candidates over the past couple of months.

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CyanogenMod 7 RC4 Now Available for Download!

The one thing that I love about Android is the amazing development community behind it. We have developers of all kinds, working their fingers to the bone to bring us the latest and greatest software to our devices. The most notable of these is the CyanogenMod team.

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