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Latest Google Chromecast OTA Blocks Root Method

Five days ago, we covered a rather useful discovery by the fine folks over at GTV Hacker, where due to a rather convenient oversight in the device's cryptography pathway, a to-be-flashed firmware's return code was never checked after passing through the device's image verification software. In other words, this meant that you could run your...

CyanogenMod Team Announces Nemesis with Focal Camera, Android 4.3 Brings TRIM Support – XDA Developer TV

If just having the latest Android 4.3 wasn't a good enough reason to upgrade, Android 4.3 has TRIM support! That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an announcement that CyanogenMod Team has realeased Focal from Project Nemesis and some forums...

Fine Tune Your HTC One Volume Level with Volume Step Mod

OK, let's face it. Finding that exact right volume with which to listen to your tunes isn't always as simple as one would initially believe. With songs having varying average sound levels and dynamic ranges, it's hard to get it just right every time. Making matters worse, most devices have very coarse software volume adjustment, making...

Chromecast: What You Need to Know – XDA Developer TV

Google’s press event caused the Internet great excitement. Besides the New Nexus 7 (2013), which was compared to the Old Nexus 7 and rooted here on XDA Developer TV, Google announced another exciting device: the Google Chromecast.In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK takes a look at the Chromecast. TK shows how to set up...

Massive Update for C Locker Replacement Lock Screen

Four-and-a-half months ago, we took a quick look at an app called C Locker. As one would assume by the name, C Locker's main goal is to replace your lock screen with one featuring various convenient app shortcuts.Since March, XDA Senior Member astoncheah hasn't been idle. Rather, he's made several key changes with C Locker in the interim....

Forum Added for the Nokia Lumia 1020

Have you ever wanted a little bit more resolving power from your cell phone's camera? We've just added a forum for a device that gives you more than than your fill of megapixels. Of course, I'm talking about the Nokia Lumia 1020.Devices in Nokia's Lumia lineup have traditionally offered excellent camera image quality in their...