The FCC has ruled on Net Neutrality! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Pebble Time Kickstarter and be sure to stay tuned for even more mobile world congress announcements! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA TV. XDA TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday...
Beginner’s Guide to Basic Android ROM Modification
Have you reached that point with Android that you are an expert with ROM flashing and know your way around bootloaders and recoveries? That point where you are no longer a noob, but still no developer? If this sounds like you, thanks to XDA Forum Senior Member neroyoung, you too can begin cooking your own basic ROMs.
The guide features a basic overview, a complete list of required tools, instructions, step-by-step tutorial videos, and all download links. The best part? This guide is written so that just about anyone (including yours truly) can follow and understand. This thread is just days old, and neroyoung will be spending a lot of time monitoring it and adding information as needed. Don’t be afraid to ask any questions, as neroyoung will do his best to answer them.
Stop saying you’re going to learn Android ROM development, and head down to the guide thread to get your feet wet! Also, don’t forget to thank neroyoung, who is currently a CompSci and Engineering student himself.
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