Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Multi Root Installer Easily Roots and Unroots the Galaxy Y
Want to easily root your Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 without having to go through any complicated procedures or use your PC? Rooted it already, but looking for a way to unroot for warranty reasons without having to flash a stock ROM? Multi Root Installer is a single tool that lets you do all that, and it comes with the option to choose between SuperUser and SuperSU when acquiring root as well.
Brought to you by XDA Recognized Contributor manoranjan2050, Multi Root Installer comes with the latest versions of the su binary, SuperUser and SuperSU apps, BusyBox, SQLite and SSH. It’s a GUI app that once installed, runs on your phone and does the rooting/unrooting for you in a step-by-step wizard interface.
Want to give it a go? You can get started by visiting the application thread.
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...