Ever since custom recoveries and roms became popular, nandroid backups have been the fall back method for all android enthusiasts, irrespective of their confidence levels. They allow easy backup and restore in case things go wrong, which happens invariably when a modification is being tested. With that being said, how relevant are Nandroid Backups to this day? Back in 2011, when the world of Android was being awed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S2, a little modification made its appearance...
Want Netflix on Your Unsupported Android Device? Look Here!
Dying to get Netflix on your Android device, but discouraged that the list of supported devices is small enough to be counted on just one hand? Fear not because, as always, there is a solution available on the XDA forums. This time, we have forum member ften to thank for his propitious work in removing the device check on the streaming giant’s Android application. We’ve always been fans of doing things the easy way here, and this is certainly simpler than modifying your build.prop.
Currently, this modified application has the highest success rate with Android 2.3 or newer. For those stuck on older version of Android, there is an alternative modified version, which may take you to mobile streaming bliss.
Want to get in on some Netflix action on your unsupported device? If so, make sure to make your way over to the original thread. leave some feedback to let others know if it works on your configuration while you’re over there as well![Thanks skyjedi for creating the thread.]
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