Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
Customize Your ROM Installation with Android Ultimate Toolbox Pro
While customizing your own personal ROM to your liking can be a time consuming task for even the most veteran users, help is on the way to make your life a little easier. XDA Recognized Developer despotovski01 has created what he considers to be the ultimate toolbox for such matters with his latest application (the appropriately named): Android Ultimate Toolbox Pro.
Designed to take the more tedious tasks out of ROM customizing in order to allow you to focus on the fun stuff, the application features:
4.Flash recovery images
6.Flash system images
7.Flash data images
8.Flash splash images
9.Install APKs (system and user)
10.Uninstall APKs (system and user)
11.Check MD5 sums
14.Root your device
16.Logger (logcat and dmesg)
17.Rebooter (normal reboot, reboot in recovery, reboot in bootloader, reboot from fastboot)
19.Device ID configurator (device name, build number, Android version)
22.Wipe (system, data, cache, boot, recovery)
23.And much more to come
Having put this program to the test on a basic Galaxy Nexus ROM, I can say that this toolbox does what it sets out to do. The only downside that I can see is that it’s only for Windows currently. So if you’re rocking a Linux/UNIX distro, you’ll need to either dual boot or dust off that virtualization software.
So what are you staring at this for? Head on over to the original thread and give this beast a go.
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