admin · Feb 6, 2012 at 07:00 pm

Android 101: Rooting (And Other News) – XDA TV

Ever wondered what root actually means? And how it actually works? In this episode of XDA TV, Shen explains what it means to root your phone and what rooting actually does and how to root any stock ROM; and he also discusses some of the recent Android news including HTC Elevate, HTC Ville leaks and Humble Bundle. Click on for the episode!

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ClockworkMod Touch Recoveries

ROM Manager

Humble Bundle

HTC Ville video

HTC Elevate signup

AndroidSDK (includes ADB, fastboot & drivers)

Unpack boot.img

su binary

Superuser

Dropbox Beta


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Mathew Brack · Mar 6, 2015 at 01:24 pm · 1 comment

Kirin: A Processor the Western World Should Look Out For

Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...

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Emil Kako · Mar 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm · no comments

Best Bang-for-the-Buck Phone You Can Get Today?

There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.

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Mathew Brack · Mar 6, 2015 at 11:27 am · 2 comments

TapDeck Beta: Smart Wallpaper Discovery

TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...

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