April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Geohot Roots the Verizon and AT&T Galaxy S5 and Most Other Devices! Firefox OS Apps on Android, Xposed Fixes Play Store Permissions – XDA Developer TV
Geohot roots the Samsung Galaxy S5 and most other devices! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend’s news is a story talking about how Firefox OS apps can now run on Android, as well as how to control your Google Play Store permissions with finer detail! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Be sure to check out the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for PinNotif. Then, Adam talked about simple Hacking prevention. And later, TK gave us a an Android App Review of TWRP Theme Manager. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Fix the New Google Play Store Permissions System Using Xposed
- Android 4.4.3 Supposedly Rolling out to Galaxy S5 and S4 Starting This Month
- BREAKING: Geohot Roots the Verizon and AT&T Galaxy S5 (and Almost Everything Else) with Towelroot!
- Firefox OS Apps Can Now Run on Android
- Forum Added for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S Family
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: Pin That Important Notification – XDA Developer TV
- Basics on How to Stop People from Hacking Your Android App – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Customize Your TWRP Recovery with This Theme Manager – XDA Developer TV
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
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