Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Flying TARDIS (Time Vortex) Boot Animation
As soon as I am able to hear myself think amongst hundreds upon thousands of Doctor Who fans screaming with joy at the title of this post, I’ll continue to provide you with a cool piece of news. Ah, good, I can hear myself again, what was I saying? Oh yes, another fantastic boot animation for you all to feast on.
If you’re still reading, I’ll assume you know what Doctor Who is. That being said, this boot animation features the TARDIS shooting through the Time Vortex, in its usual struggling character, fighting to survive lightning, energy of a billion suns, and a terribly hap-hazard pilot.
Originally posted by XDA member williamfold, all I can do is say thank you.
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