This wonderful Geek-Christmas time of the year is back once more, promising a lot of exciting reveals from big manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, but also some pretty gems teased by other smaller OEMs. What kind of exciting products will we see? While we've got a lot of leaked information from the highly expected S6 and M9, there is still a lot to learn about both - and about everything else that will be shown. What kind of trends will...
T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide Rooted!
It’s been less than a month since we added the new myTouch Slide (HTC Espresso) to the roster of devices supported on the XDA forums, and already the brilliant developing community has managed to root the phone.
This week, XDA member eugene373 (along with help from a lot of other members) posted the first comprehensive guide to successfully root the Slide. Based on that of the HTC Incredible, the rooting process should be easy as long as you follow the guide to the letter. To help you out, eugene373 has also linked to a YouTube video tutorial, made by XDA member kingofyo1, of the entire process.
This is a major landmark in the process of developing for the Slide as it allows custom ROMs and other software to be flashed onto the device. You can read the complete guide in the tutorial thread.
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Last week, I wrote about the best apps to unleash the raw photographic power of your Lollipop smartphone. All four of those cameras generate lossless DNG images with pounds of potential for apps like Photoshop to unlock, but what if you’re looking to edit or view those pics on the go? QuickPic, Google Photos, and the other mainstays treat raw images like they don't exist. This rundown seeks to fill the void and give you full control over your precious pictures....
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