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...
Samsung Wave Gets CM 10.1 Unofficial, Galaxy S3 SD Card Bootloader In Progress – XDA Developer TV
Revolutionary SD Card Bootloader Work-in-Progress for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Camera and how to easily compile CM10, CM10.1 or AOKP on Ubuntu 12.1 are just two of the stories this week, from the XDA Portal. In other XDA Developer TV releases, Jordan talks about XDA Elite Recognized Developer AdamOutler‘s Best Hacks of 2012 video and XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s roundup of the top apps of 2012.
In CyanogenMod 10.1 news, Jordan talks about the unofficial release for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Also, Jordan mentions the releases for the Samsung Wave. Many more devices got releases this week, so pull up a chair and check out this video to find out which ones did.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Gets Android 4.2.1 in Unofficial CM 10.1 Nightly
- Samsung Wave Gets CM10.1 Nightly, SlimBean & Tsunami Android 4.2.1 ROMs
- Easily Compile CM10, CM10.1 or AOKP on Ubuntu 12.10
- Revolutionary SD Card Bootloader Work-in-Progress for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Camera
- FreeXperia Team Beginning to Develop 3.4 Kernel for 2011 Sony Ericsson Devices
- Unofficial XDA Portal RSS App for Windows 8
- Best Hacks of 2012 – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: XDA’s Top Apps of 2012 – 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....