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Perform a Nandroid backup online with this App

A Nandroid backup is a process which is performed in recovery mode to take a snapshot of the current state of your Android Operating System, along with data, settings, and a

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Enable Android screen mirroring to Chromecast on your rooted device

Google just flipped the switch to allow Android screen mirroring to Chomecast for a few devices, but if you don’t have one currently supported, you’ve been pretty much out of

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Get This Look: Boot up your Android device with your favorite comic book heroes and villains

You don’t see it often unless you reboot your device all the time, but the boot animation is another place that you can make your Android device your own, especially

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Root an Xperia Z2 without unlocking its bootloader

Although Sony embraces the Android community and offers a tool to unlock the bootloader on Xperia devices, which you can then gain root, doing so disables certain features. If you

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Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s

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Get the Samsung-like MultiWindow Sidebar on any Android device [APK Download]

One of the better features of Samsung’s TouchWiz is the ability to house regularly accessed apps in a sidebar that recesses at the side of the screen at the touch

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Tip: Get the LG G3 SmartKeyboard for any Android device

When LG unveiled their LG G3 they also showed off their Smart Keyboard which claims to improve contextual recognition and decrease the margin for input errors by 75%, as well

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Give your HTC One M8 the Harman Kardon treatment

The HTC One M8 is a great device, contributed to by the BoomSound front-facing speakers HTC have implemented on the device, but Sprint subscribers have access to an enhanced version


How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire [Android 201]

The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a

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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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Google: We want Glass hacked

…Not only that, Google plans to show you how.

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16GB Galaxy S4 comes with 45% of storage used out of the box

If you’re looking at picking up a Samsung Galaxy S4, then you might want to take your storage needs into consideration first. On the 16GB model, which is the most

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Qualcomm-based Samsung Galaxy S4 models now have root

If you’re a hacker / cracker / modder / rooter, then you’ll be interested in hearing this. Now that AT&T and Sprint are carrying the Samsung Galaxy S4, XDA user¬†djrbliss

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Nexus Q gets the XDA treatment: root it, unlock it, ROM it, love it

When the Nexus Q was first announced by Google, it was no secret that they were encouraging hackers to get their hands on it. Google said they wanted rommers, modders,

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Touch Clockworkmod Recovery beta available for Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

Koush, well-known developer and man of Android magic, has just released the beta of his new touch recovery. No more volume up / volume down / power to control what