Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Unofficial CWM6 Recovery for Samsung Conquer 4G
Thanks to the relentless work of our talented developers, those with less popular devices can still enjoy the fruits of modding and hacking. This is the case for owners of the less well-known Samsung Conquer 4G. Now thanks to XDA Forum Members itzdarockz and neighborhoodhacker, the device has an unofficial port of ClockworkMod 6 recovery.
The recovery thread is very straightforward, and easily understandable even by the beginner user. In addition to download links for the recovery image, there are simple flashing instructions.
What are you waiting for? If you have a Conquer 4G and have been waiting for a custom recovery, head over to the recovery thread to open your door to modding and hacking bliss!
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Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.
Before the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Holo Design guidelines served as the official reference for Android design, right from IceCream Sandwich to KitKat. However, updates to the guidelines were few and far between, leading to a lack of synchronization between Android design and current UI/UX trends. Google seems to have learned from their mistake the last time around, and earlier this week, a significant update was released for the Material Design guidelines, marking the second revision in less...