Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Easy Root and More for the LG Optimus 3D
As devices are released, the first and foremost achievement to be gained is root. First root methods are often messy and include a lot of ADB commands and complicated procedures. As development for a phone evolves, so does the root method—one click methods come out, and eventually simple guides are written that allow even the newest users gain root, recovery, and get ready for their first ROM and kernel flashes.
The LG Optimus 3D now has one such guide courtesy of XDA Forum Member MANBEARPIG69. The guide helps users through the first root using the Optimus 3D’s easiest one-click root method, and then shows users how to install ClockworkMod Recovery using ROM Manager. Of course, this is all that users need if they’re only after root and recovery, but for those looking to install some custom ROMs and kernels, MANBEARPIG69 continues the guide by suggesting some good, stable ROMs and kernels. MANBEARPIG69 also provides short explanations of what the ROMs and kernels do and how to install them. Lastly, the guide gives users a list of a few root-enabled apps besides the typical (but awesome) Titanium Backup. This is an excellent way for new Android users to really get inside their Optimus 3D, and even for more advanced users looking for the latest and easiest root methods.
If you’re looking for Optimus 3D root, recovery and more, hit up the original thread for download links, screen shots, step by step instructions and everything else you’ll need to make the Optimus 3D work how you want it.
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...