April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Arch Linux on TF300T, Old Mac OS on Android, Exynos Exploit Found & Plugged – XDA Developer TV
ArchLinux on the Transformer TF300T is only one of the stories this week on the Portal at XDA-Developers. Our friend Jordan quickly recaps all the news before the world ends. Jordan talks about the dangerous Exynos 4 security exploit. In other XDA Developer TV releases, Jordan talks about XDA Senior Moderator jerdog‘s Sony Xperia S video, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan’s Top Stories of 2012 video, and XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s review of WiFi Mouse.
In CyanogenMod 10.1 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial release for the Motorola Droid RAZR and the official nightlies for the Transformer TF300T. Many more devices received releases this week, so pull up a chair and check out this video to find out which ones did!
Links to stories mentioned:
- LG Optimus 3D & HTC Droid Incredible get PACman ROM
- Motorola Droid RAZR Receives Unofficial CyanogenMod 10.1
- Unofficial CM10.1 for the Galaxy Note, Official CM10.1 for the Galaxy S
- CM10.1 Nightlies for the TF300T, Pre-Alpha for the Huawei Ideos X5
- Official CM10.1 Builds for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
- ArchLinux on the Transformer TF300T
- Ancient Mac OS on Your Android Device
- No-Odin Root Exploit Found for Exynos 4412 and 4210
- Dangerous Exynos 4 Security Hole Demoed and Plugged by Chainfire
- Sony Xperia S: How to Root and What’s in the Box? – XDA Developer TV
- XDA’s Top Stories from 2012! – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Control Your Computer with Wi-Fi Mouse – XDA Developer TV
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....