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OPPO introduces near-stock Android experience for select devices

ColorOS is OPPO’s flavor of Android and to say the least it’s rather heavy and much like other Chinese OEM versions of Android it takes a lot of its design

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Here’s how to download and install Sony’s new concept Android software

If you own a Sony Xperia Z3 then you can now get your hands on the concept Android software Sony have been developing for the past few months. It comes

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Microsoft is building software to convert your Android phone to Windows 10

It’s official, Microsoft is indeed testing a ROM that can be flashed on Android phones to have Windows 10 instead. Microsoft is working with Xiaomi currently to allow Mi 4

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MoDaCo Custom Roms flashable zip unleashes the power of your Nexus

If you’re a big-time modder and you’ve recently purchased the Nexus 6 but like me, are having trouble convincing yourself to switch to a new ROM, have no fear, MoDaCo

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HTC One M7 gets an unofficial Lollipop ROM

LlabTooFeR, a recognized contributer at XDA has recently developed a new custom ROM based off of Lollipop with Sense 6.0 named MaximusHD. The dev is widely known for making mods,

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First unofficial Lollipop build shows up for Oneplus One

So far several OEMs have surprised many by releasing Android Lollipop for their respective devices at a significantly faster rate than what we have come to expect. In particular Motorola

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First ROMs for the NVIDIA Shield Tablet get released

Not only has the NVIDIA tablet received a significant update recently, but now the first custom ROMs are beginning to surface. Members over at XDA have not not only released

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Android L theme available for Xposed devices

So you want to receive the Android L visual goodness of Material design, but don’t want to or can’t install the developer preview. If you’re rooted and running the Xposed


(Now in Beta) Install Android L “Lemon Cake” Developer Preview on Nexus 4

Nexus 4 owners jealous of those with a Nexus 5 or 7 (2013) running the Android L Developer Preview can get a taste of the next version of Android thanks

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Nokia X gets rooted bringing custom ROM and Google Services

One of the best things about Android is the customisation options available. So when the Nokia X was announced only for it to be confirmed there would be no Google

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Oppo N1 CyanogenMod edition now available for $599

Just a few days ago, CyanogenMod’s Oppo N1 was officially revealed – CyanogenMod’s first ever phone and also the first phone to officially ship with CyanogenMod 10.2. The phone comes with

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Superuser on Android 4.3 gets sketchy

According to a recent post by Koushik Dutta, aka – Koush, on Google+, there are some issues with the Superuser functionality in Android 4.3. According to Koush: “Basically /system is

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Sony’s SmartWatch goes open source

Sony’s SmartWatch, a bluetooth accessory that was released last year to somewhat mixed reviews, has undergone a pretty major change. Sony has made the SmartWatch open source, meaning that developers

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“Google Edition” Samsung Galaxy S4 confirmed, to be available June 26 on AT&T and T-Mobile US

Last night, we posted about the fact that we should be seeing a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung. Now, Google has officially made the announcement that,

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik confirms bootloader is locked on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

According to Steve Kondik in a recent Google+ update, the AT&T Galaxy S4 is confirmed to have a locked bootloader. In his post, he states: Yep, it’s confirmed. The AT&T