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...
Quadruple Boot Nook Tablet, Broadcom Drivers for Galaxy Y, Kernel 3.0 for HTC Explorer – XDA Developer TV
Back from International CES, XDA News Specialist Jordan is here to cover all the news from XDA that you may have missed. He talks about unlocking the bootloaders on the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, and Nexus 10 without using Fastboot. In other XDA Developer TV videos from this week, Jordan released a recap from the press events of International CES, XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler made a video on Hacking the Galaxy Camera, and XDA Developer TV Producer TK put out an app review of Kii Keyboard.
In CyanogenMod 10.1 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial release for the Galaxy Player 5 and Straight Talk Galaxy S II. Also, Jordan mentions quad-booting the Nook Tablet. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Unofficial CM10 and 10.1 Ports for the Galaxy Player 5 and Straight Talk Galaxy S II
- Quadruple Boot into Nook OS, CM7, 9, and 10 on Nook Tablet
- Unlock Bootloaders without Fastboot on Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, and 10
- Linux 3.0 Kernel for the HTC Explorer (Pico)
- Broadcom Releases EGL Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Y
- Ubuntu for Phone and Boot2Gecko Demonstrations and More at CES 2013 – XDA Developer TV
- Hacking The Samsung Galaxy Camera – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Not Swype, Not Swiftkey, but Kii for Your Fingers – 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...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....