It is all well and good stating figures, but what does $20 million of crowd funding mean for a company? The Pebble Time just recently ended their Kickstarter with over 4000% of their initial request which was just $500,000. This level of funding is unprecedented for Kickstarter and it passed $1 million in less than an hour bringing with it a level of fame unavailable to many other OEMs. Produced by the Pebble Technology Corporation (PTC), the Pebble Watch has...
FuguRoot: Root Any Stock SGS ROM Safely
If you own a Samsung Galaxy S i9000 and want to be able to root any stock SGS ROM safely, take a look at XDA forum member nikademus‘s kernel.
The XDA member has created a kernel based on fugumod, which supports all filesystems and has only one purpose – rooting any SGS stock ROM.
It installs busybox and SuperUser and the dev states it is safer than rooting using other all purpose kernels since it does not try to start Android after rooting. This means that there is no filesystem corruption that is possible.
You’ll need to flash the stock ROM and download the image for Heimdall or Odin, flash the image with either Heimdall or Odin, boot once and then reflash the original kernel.
For more information and for the download links, head on over to the forum thread.
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The LG G4 Note has been leaked! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the news of the delay in the release of Oxygen OS and be sure to check out the article talking about installing Android 4.4 Kitkat on a laptop. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week...
We've received mixed reports about switching to ART but it seems that the majority of users who make the jump see some type of improvement. But just how noticeable is this improvement in app performance? Let us know if switching to ART has brought noticeable changes to your device's performance.