Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
LG Optimus 3D & HTC Droid Incredible get PACman ROM
PACman ROM seems to be on a roll. After making its way to popular devices including the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, MyTouch 4G Slide, Samsung Galaxy S II, HTC Desire S and Desired HD, T-Mobile Galaxy S III and HTC One S, the popularity of this blend of CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid seems to be increasing. The latest devices to join the PACman club are LG Optimus 3D and HTC Droid Incredible, getting fully working ports courtesy of XDA Senior Members berni987654321 and zachf714 respectively.
For those of you unfamiliar with PACman, it’s an AOSP-based Android ROM that takes the best customization options added by CyanogenMod, AOKP and Paranoid Android, and bundles them together in one package so that you can access to the settings interface of all these popular ROMs and customize your device to your heart’s content.
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...