Posts by eagleeyetom
Sony rolled out a Lollipop update for Xperia Z just yesterday. If you still haven't gotten the update notification you should visit this thread by XDA Senior Member . The prepared FTF file should be flashed with the newest version of Flash Tool. Backup your data before proceeding!
The original Moto G was released almost two years ago. Motorola still continues to update its product and delivered the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update that has been captured by XDA Forum Member . The only requirement to flash this OTA is stock KitKat recovery.
This theme for CyanogenMod 12/12.1 is a glimpse of Sony Xperia UI, popular among many XDA users. XDA Senior Member themed almost all system apps, so everything looks really neat and tidy. Give it a spin to find out.
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Google Play Services received an update to version 7.5.62. The services provide core functionality to Google apps and enhance the overall Android experience. The new update brings the latest improvements and is designed for ARMv7 devices running Android 5.0.
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Elephone announced its new flagship device. The P8000 has a 5,5" Full HD screen and is a first phone by this Chinese brand that features the three-band LTE. This is good news to every Elephone fan living outside Asia. The smartphone will be available to buy next quarter for the reasonable $209.99.
The first generation Moto G was a big hit. Low price, good hardware and firmware very close to AOSP was a recipe for success. You can get the Verizon Moto G for only $19.99. It's a no-contract black version of the phone which is definitely a great deal.
The LG G Watch is one of the devices with Android Wear on board. Surprisingly enough, the Android Wear is not the only system that can be run on this watch. Developer Dave Benett managed to boot the skinned version of... Windows XP on his watch. Check this video to find out how it performs.
This minimalist theme proves that more colors is not necessarily better. Very balanced colors, black and white tones and space motives make the creation of XDA Forum Member really great. Test it on every device with CM12 based ROMs.
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HTC Sense is one of the nicest looking UI's available for Android. Check out this theme made by XDA Forum Member to make your ROM with CyanogenMod Theme Engine look like Sense 7.
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The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is still a decent choice for those of you looking for a smaller phone with good hardware specs and continuous firmware support. Sony has lowered the price of its phone from $549.99 to $329.99 so head over to the Sony store website to check it out!
Sony expanded its recovery program to include more devices. From now on users of unlocked Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, Z Ultra, T2 Ultra, T3, M2 and E3 devices can use the modified bootloader to "add" the recovery partition. Definitely a nice move by Sony. More info in the announcement.
TeamWin member and XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy announced on his Google+ page that TWRP for OnePlus One now supports Qualcomm encryption, which offers a better performance than the AOSP one. Upcoming builds of TWRP will have the support of the new encryption method, so be on the look out.
Today the QKSMS application is celebrating its birthday! To celebrate that event, the developer offers the premium version of the app, QKSMS+ for free. Head over to the Reddit thread to learn more about QKSMS and acquire the promo code.
India is an important market to most OEMs. We often see many devices designed exclusively for Indian users. HTC is set to launch the One ME9, which is a cheaper, MediaTek-based alternative to its flagship HTC One M9 in India. Learn more about the specs by reading this article.
The Elephone P7000 has just entered the market and it seems that this Chinese device can become a really good choice for many users. This MT6752 scored an incredible 41,000 points in AnTuTu benchmark, which is a really close score to other, much more expensive, flagships.