Enable Android screen mirroring to Chromecast on your rooted device

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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 luck. Thanks to r3pwn over at XDA Developers forum, through an experimental app, you can now enable the beta ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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

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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 to developers at XDA Developers forum who ported the rom over to the device. Since Google only pushed part of the source code to ...

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Get the new Android “L” keyboard on your Android 4.0+ device (root NOT required)

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Earlier today Thomas already explained how you can get the new Material Design keyboard from Android “L” to your device. You could do that for any device but you couldn’t do it without root privileges, we’re going to try to change that if you’re amongst those who ...

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Install the new Material Design keyboard from Android L, root required

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If you have a Nexus 5 or 7 you can install the Android L Developer Preview, but if you don’t have either of those devices or want to stay on a more stable ROM, you can still experience some of the future of Android now. Bejunk over at XDA ported the keyboard and shared a... Read More

Root an Xperia Z2 without unlocking its bootloader

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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 want root, but don’t want to lose features such as the X-Reality engine and TrackID app, please keep reading. ...

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Get features from the OnePlus One and CyanogenMod 11S on your device

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It may be hard to come across an invite to buy the OnePlus One featuring the special edition CyanogenMod ROM, CM11S, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some of the features now, except for the lockscreen. The source code for the device has been released and a system dump has showed ...

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Give your HTC One M8 the Harman Kardon treatment

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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 of the M8 that includes Harman Kardon audio tuning. Now non-Sprint subscribers can enjoy the same enhanced sound ...

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Get the look of the “All New HTC One” with these wallpapers and sounds

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The All New HTC One will be announced in just two weeks on March 25, but that isn’t stopping leakers from spreading some love online with wallpapers and sounds from the unreleased device. See more details | FindTheBest You can thank jonas2295 from XDA Developers forum for all of these ...

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How To: Install the Nokia X App Store

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As you all may be aware, Nokia is now making Android smartphones, although they have a very Metro UI look and don’t have access to the Google Play store. The Nokia X, X+, and XL, all lower-end devices to extend the reach of Microsoft’s services, run Nokia’s own store to get apps on ...

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Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

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Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that originally shipped at launch. According to XDA member shinral, some devices had noisy buttons, a protruding SIM card ...

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Working Android 4.3 build available to Nexus 4 users early

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Android 4.3 has been popping up here and there on the internet for a while now, but now the leak has spread even further. If you’re the proud owner of a Nexus 4, there is a working Android 4.3 build posted up on XDA-Developers.com. This particular build was extracted from a Nexus 4 ...

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Hack the Nexus 7 to record 720p videos

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Google Nexus 7 is without any doubt an amazing tablet, and it comes with a bag full of bells and whistles but still it couldn’t stop the hackers to come up with some extraordinary tweaks. If you like shooting videos with your Nexus 7, but you are not satisfied with the video quality, then ...

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EVO Shift 4G Gets Permanent Root!

The guys over at XDA-Developers (who else?) have finally gained permanent root access to the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This is a great advancement for the Shift. It's kinda become an initiation rite for new Android devices. You haven't made it as a device until someone's rooted and overclocked you to ...

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Gingerbread ported to HD2 Before Most Android Devices

Gingerbread has been ported to the Htc HD2, originally a Windows Mobile device. No word on other devices getting it, but this is a step in the right direction for Gingerbread ROMs.

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