Posts From Skanda Hazarika

Skanda Hazarika
Skanda Hazarika

DIY enthusiast (i.e. salvager of old PC parts). An avid user of Android since the Eclair days, Skanda also likes to follow the recent development trends in the world of single-board computing.

Windows 11 Update Tracker: Download and Install the latest Windows 11 update

The Windows 11 rollout is going full steam ahead. However, the new OS hasn't been without issues and Microsoft is well aware of this fact. The company is periodically rolling out updates for Windows 11 to fix the bugs and introduce new features. This article will serve as the central repository of knowledge base (KB)...

Samsung gets June 2022 patches started early with the Galaxy Tab S7 series

As we draw closer to the end of another month, Samsung is once again seeding its next Android security patch just a little bit early. This time, the Korean OEM is kicking off the June 2022 patch distribution with the Galaxy Tab S7 series. According to a number of user reports, Samsung has started rolling out...

Basic Call Recorder is a no-nonsense call recording solution for rooted devices

Recording a call is often associated with risky business, but the feature is sought out for many reasons. A call recorder comes in handy when you wish to ensure that you don't miss any vital detail during an interview or a business call without having to jot down things manually. However, getting a third-party call...

What is LSPosed, and what can you do with it on your Android device?

We've talked about Magisk and its modules in the past, and how they offer a world of modifications to be done in a "systemless" manner. Magisk's overlay-based interface has ballooned in popularity much like Xposed had, and not without good reason too. In addition to all the benefits that going systemless brings to the table,...

Some Vivo devices with Qualcomm processors can now be bootloader unlocked, unofficially

What’s the best modding-friendly Android OEM in the market right now? Depending on who you ask this question to, the answer could range from Google to OnePlus to Xiaomi to something else entirely. And that is perfectly alright, as each of those companies have their own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to aftermarket development,...

You can now unlock the bootloader of your Realme GT 2 Pro

The Realme GT 2 Pro is a ludicrous device, to say the least. As is with products falling within the flagship genre, Realme has gone overboard with just about everything on the device, giving us one of the most powerful Android smartphones till date. The phone comes with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1...

Samsung’s on a roll, brings Android 12 with One UI 4.1 to the Galaxy A22 4G and Galaxy A41

Amidst all the talk about Android 13, some people forget that OEMs are still working on updating their smartphones to Android 12. Samsung, for example, has upgraded a bunch of Galaxy devices to Android 12 with the company’s own One UI 4.1 skin on top in the last few weeks. Now, two more Galaxy A...

HMD Global rolls out Android 12 update to the Nokia G10, G20, and Nokia 2.4

Android 12 has now been out for a while, and Android 13 is just around the corner. Most flagship and mid-range smartphones that are eligible for the Android 12 update from their respective manufacturers have received the new software. However, there are still many devices for which the update hasn’t rolled out yet, particularly some...

How to install Android 13 on Google Pixel and other Android devices

Android 13 is currently available as a beta release. You can give it a shot right now if you've got the right hardware, and there are quite a few supported devices this time around. You can experience the beta on the eligible Pixel smartphones, and a handful of non-Google devices. The pre-release builds of Android 13...

OnePlus Android 12 Tracker: Here are all the official OxygenOS 12 builds to download and install

Android 12 picked up the stable tag a while ago, but many of us are still looking forward to getting the update on our phones. Eyes are on all popular phone makers — including OnePlus — to see when they will begin rolling out updates. Matter of fact, the Chinese OEM has already kicked off...

How to download Android 13 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

Get ready to dig into Android 13! The next major release of Google's OS is now available as a beta. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, or Pixel 4 XL, you’ll be among the first users to see what...

Developer brings Wear OS to the ancient Samsung Gear S3

The skill of aftermarket developers in the Android modding scene is often incredibly impressive, especially when it comes to getting hardware to do things it shouldn’t. This time, one modder managed to get Google's Wear OS booted on the Samsung Gear S3 — a Tizen-based smartwatch released back in 2016! Despite effectively being obsolete at this...