liwen · Jan 16, 2012 at 02:04 pm

Galaxy Nexus Toolkit Updated To V4.0, Now Installs Drivers Automatically

If you own a Galaxy Nexus, you should know the Galaxy Nexus Toolkit. Developed by senior moderator mskip, it’s the one-stop-shop to get your phone prepared for all the custom ROM goodness that awaits in the forums, as it automatically unlocks the bootloader, roots any Ice Cream Sandwich build, and installs ClockWord Mod Recovery with just one click.

The only small issue – if you can say so – in previous versions was that you had to install the drivers manually, which wasn’t exactly hard but still left room for improvement. But in the newly released version 4.0, that has been solved, with a new option that will automatically install all required drivers. Also with version 4.0, you can now backup and restore apps and app data, and as a bonus for donators, there is a new “tips, tricks and tweaks” section available.

So, one less excuse to finally try out some custom ROMs on your Galaxy Nexus, just visit the forum thread and follow the instructions there to get ready!


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GermainZ · Mar 4, 2015 at 07:09 pm · no comments

A Look at the Telegram+ Situation

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Emil Kako · Mar 4, 2015 at 11:49 am · 1 comment

HTC One M8 Owners: Upgrade to the M9, or Skip?

While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.

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