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...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Receives Rooted JQ1 Gingerbread Love
Are you a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 user tired of waiting for the Gingerbread update that has only just begun rolling out in certain regions? Luckily for you, XDA moderator Chainfire has done it again by releasing a rooted update to Android 2.3.3 that you can install yourself through ODIN. For those squeamish about flashing a bootloader, the developer has created two versions–one with a bootloader, and one without.
Here it is, JQ1, Gingerbread for the Galaxy Tab ! Here are versions both with and without bootloaders.
The version without bootloaders doesn’t boot for me and gives screen corruption. Running with bootloaders now.
If you’re eager to get your Galaxy Tab updated and rooted, be sure to continue on to the original thread.
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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...