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Former Writer · Dec 28, 2012

CM10.1 Official Released for Nexus 7 3G, Unofficial for ZTE Blade

Android 4.2 AOSP development has been pretty widespread. Despite the busy holiday season, developers have found ways to get Android 4.2 AOSP ROMs on devices of every shape and size. Recently, two more devices have been given some Android 4.2 goodness---the ZTE Blade and the Nexus 7 3G. XDA Senior Member eak1080 has released an official CyanogenMod 10.1 build for the Nexus 7 3G. Given that the Nexus 7 is a Google-controlled device, the CM10.1 build is pretty much complete....

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Conan Troutman · Aug 18, 2012

Dual Booting Now Possible on the ZTE Blade

There are quite a few devices out there that are capable of dual booting. Now it seems that the ZTE Blade has also joined that club thanks to XDA Forum Member android@sam. This project is still at a very early stage, and is currently only compatible with one particular CM9 ROM. However, it demonstrates that dual booting is indeed possible on this device. The developer plans to extend the project to support as many of the ROMs currently available for the...

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Conan Troutman · Jul 26, 2012

Unofficial CM10 for the ZTE Blade, Galaxy Ace, and Gio

It's always nice to see older and lower spec devices brought up to date and in line with the heavyweights. Those with ARM v6 devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Gio or ZTE Blade, might not have ever expected to see your device running Ice Cream Sandwich, let alone Jelly Bean. That, however, is not how things work here at XDA. There's always somebody out there who refuses to accept that their device will not run the latest version...

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Former Writer · Apr 21, 2012

Get TouchWiz and Other Fun Stuff on the ZTE Blade

While there are many people who aren't fans of Samsung's OEM skin Touchwiz, that doesn't mean that others wouldn't enjoy it if they were given the chance to use it. When a device development begins to get a little stagnant, it's nice to see the opportunity to see a different UI come in and give users an opportunity to flash something new. And now we have some TouchWiz to play with on the ZTE Blade. With some help from others on...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 25, 2011

Have More Control Over Your Device With Blade Buddy for Android

Well, it seems that the concept of devs and cooks having all the fun tweaking roms has pushed XDA member Charles Darke to develop and release an app that would allow you to tweak various parameters in your Android device. Blade Buddy will enable tons of hidden tricks in your device to speed it up a bit, make your device compatible with a few games that would otherwise not run properly or at all, reduce some of the memory consumption, and...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 22, 2010

It Is Finally Here… ZTE Blade Forums Added

Due to an overwhelmingly amount of requests, we have decided to include the ZTE Blade forums to our ever growing Android family. The Blade is popular for a very good reason... bang for your buck. This device is comparable spec-wise to most of the other mid range devices like the LG Optimus S. However, the price is what sets it apart from the others. Google it around, you will be surprised, I can guarantee you that. The device sports a...

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