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Franco Kernel makes its way to the Nexus 6

A well-known Android programmer and kernel hacker, Francisco Franco has updated his Material Designed Franco Kernel to support the Nexus 6. Before using the app, you must root your device. Franco

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ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to

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CyanogenMod team announces monthly M-Series releases

The CyanogenMod team recognizes that it’s tough to keep up with all of the nightly builds and rapid release of builds.  They also understand that if they don’t keep their

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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

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Answering your Android questions (11/02/11)

Here’s your weekly dose of Android questions which are asked by users just like you, and answered by people just like you.  Available over at the Android section of Stack

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Masqed Crusader a Network Optimization Tool for Root Users

Haven’t picked up a 4G phone yet?  Rooted?  Still looking to get more browsing speed out of your phone?  Masqued Crusader may just be what you looking for!  With one

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CyanogenMod Rebranded as TehDuckUberDistro After Cyanogen Leaves Team

We just got word from one of our super secret sources* (Hi Benji!) who tipped us off to a new build for your rooted handsets.  It’s called TehDuckUberDistro and it

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Barnes and Noble to Stop Selling the Nook Color for Two Weeks

Barnes and Noble are pulling their entire stock of Nook Colors off the shelves for the next two weeks in preparation for a Froyo launch, according to the official line.

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Bootlace 2.1 Brings Android 2.2 to iPhone!

Ok I know this is an Android site.You may not like the “i” products. I myself shudder when I hear “iPhone”… like fingernails on a chalk board. Yet there is

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Possible Permanent Root for G2 (Update)

It appears that permanent rooting of the G2 might be close at hand. A thread on XDA developers and AndroidSpin are aflutter today as a real, working root situation has been found.

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Official myTouch 3G Froyo Build Ported to the G1, Brings Life to a Legacy Android Device

Ah, the wonders of the XDA-Developer Forums! So much good talent among the developers there! One in particular, ezterry, has ported the myTouch 3G’s Froyo 2.2 update to the Godfather

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Rooted Users & System Apps: What To Do When They Get Updated

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding what to do when system apps get updated while using a custom ROM. Recently Google’s Youtube app was updated with a slick new version, but many people on XDA forums & other similar communities are having issues with their rooted devices.

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Diggin’ the Latest CM6 Nightly Build for the EVO 4G (FM Radio!)

Just a quick note for you fellow Cyanogen followers, and to those who may not be aware. The latest Nightly Builds of the CyanogenMod rom for the HTC EVO 4G are going through some very exciting changes!

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has

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Droid 2 Rooted!

That’s right, just weeks after it;s release, the Motorola Droid 2 has been rooted! The geniuses over at XDA Developers have done it again with this latest hack. At first