Android “L” developer preview gets ported to HTC One (M7)

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Other than the official Android “L” Developer Preview which is available for LG Nexus 5 and Asus Nexus 7 (2013) devices by Google, we’ve seen it ported to the Nexus 4 recently. We knew that this is not the end of it though, of course. HTC One (M7) unexpectedly gets its own ...

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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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TimePIN: Keep your device secure

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TimePIN is a security app for android devices, with the concept being that every minute, you have a new passcode. The application uses your system clock to change your passcode. There are four options in this app. Offset PIN, Double PIN, Mirror PIN and Reverse PIN. Each one modifies the time to ...

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is nearly done, debug tool suggests

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is just a matter of time. We wrote about it earlier this year. Hangouts would then be Google’s unified chat client, it would serve all your communication needs. This merger of sorts is one step closer to completion. A Reddit user managed to get a ...

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Download and install Android L’s “Heads up!” notifications on any Android 4.3+ device

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It’s quite obvious Google I/O is Google’s biggest event of the year and one of the biggest tech events in general. This year Google had lots to say, they announced a bunch of stuff, but Andorid “L” preview was one of the biggest, definitely. Developers are apparently ...

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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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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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Qualcomm-based Samsung Galaxy S4 models now have root

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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 has come up with a root method for the S4 on these carriers. The mod only works on Qualcomm-based S4′s. ...

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