It is all well and good stating figures, but what does $20 million of crowd funding mean for a company? The Pebble Time just recently ended their Kickstarter with over 4000% of their initial request which was just $500,000. This level of funding is unprecedented for Kickstarter and it passed $1 million in less than an hour bringing with it a level of fame unavailable to many other OEMs. Produced by the Pebble Technology Corporation (PTC), the Pebble Watch has...
Root Achieved on the EVO 4G LTE
The EVO 4G LTE has only been in users’ hands a few hours, and there is already a root method. We all were a little nervous after that whole US Customs debacle that delayed shipment for everyone who pre-ordered. There was even worry among end users who were afraid that the delay would hurt development. Have no fear EVO 4G LTE users, the first (albeit small) step in the quest for a full-blown unlocked device has happened.
Everyone can thank XDA Senior Member zedomax for his guide on how to root your brand new device. In his thread he provides all the necessary drivers you will need for Windows as well as a .bat script to run to help automate it. He also includes step-by-step directions for Linux users. And for those who prefer a more dynamic media, he has provided a video tutorial for the process.
Now before everyone gets all excited, this is only root at the software level. Meaning, this is not S-OFF, there is no custom recovery yet, and all this will allow you to do is root the stock ROM and use root-enabled apps. So you can de-bloat your phone and do other things of that nature. It is, however, a step in the right direction, and most will certainly appreciate taking out the Sprint trash.
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The LG G4 Note has been leaked! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this weekend's news is the news of the delay in the release of Oxygen OS and be sure to check out the article talking about installing Android 4.4 Kitkat on a laptop. That's not all that's covered in today's video! Be sure to check out the other videos released earlier this week...
We've received mixed reports about switching to ART but it seems that the majority of users who make the jump see some type of improvement. But just how noticeable is this improvement in app performance? Let us know if switching to ART has brought noticeable changes to your device's performance.