Kerneller is a Flashable Zip Template to Modify the RAMDisk on Sony Xperia Devices

If you're a flashaholic, you might have heard of 'AnyKernel' and its successor 'AnyKernel2.' These are templates made for kernel developers to create an file that can be applied to any ROM regardless of the RAMDisk. Kerneller by XDA member someone755 is a new template aimed for the Sony Xperia line, which usually feature the recovery packed...

Unofficial CM13 for ZUK Z1

ZUK Z1, a result of a collaboration of a few companies, including Lenovo and Elephone, is set to receive a Cyanogen OS 13.0 update next year. Luckily for its users, XDA Senior Member MrColdbird refused to wait any longer and started to work on CyanogenMod 13.0 for this device. A port is still quite early and contains...

Windows 10 Ported Over Nokia Lumia 920

Earlier this month we've learned about WPInternals - a tool able to unlock some Lumia phones. XDA Senior Member werty100 decided to make use of it and ported a Windows 10 (10.0.10586.36) ROM to Nokia Lumia 920. The ROM has root access. If you have got this Lumia, it's a nice chance to give it a new life.

Android N Will Not Use Oracle’s Proprietary Java APIs

There was an Android commit shared on Hacker News this week that showed Google was importing OpenJDK into the codebase. VentureBeat reached out for an official comment and Google said that their "upcoming release of Android" will move Android’s Java language libraries to an OpenJDK-based approach.

Google Announces the Schedule for Ubquity IoT Developer Summit

On January 11th and 12th in San Francisco, Google will hold a developer conference for the IoT dubbed Ubiquity. Development for Brill, Weave, Beacons, Google Cast, Android Wear, Android TV, and Android Auto will be discussed during sessions throughout the two day event. Registration for Ubiquity is open right now and attendance is free.

XenoAmp, Feature-packed Music Player with an Alien-Feeling Interface

We've featured XenoAmp by XDA Senior Member ssuukk a couple of times before, in 2012 and 2013. It's come a long way since then, going past the 1.0 release to mark its maturity. The core is still pretty much the same compared to when it first came out. If you're used to other music players, this...

Xposed Framework Makes Its Way To Samsung’s Marshmallow

A few days ago, Samsung officially released a Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6... well, kind of. It’s still in beta, but developers are already working hard to bring their greatest projects up-to-date. Yesterday we learned that XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has updated his great CF-Root. Samsung users may feel happy as yet another project...

Guide to Repartitioning Xperia S to Flash Unofficial AOSP Build

XDA Senior Member Mirhawk has written up a guide to aid users of the Sony Xperia S to install the R1 version of the (unofficial) Pure AOSP M ROM that was released in the forums a while ago. This guide deals with how users have to partition the device, so that the ROM can be easily installed.

CF-Auto-Root Updated with Support for Over 300 devices!

If you are a Samsung user and call yourself an Android enthusiast, you sure would be familiar with CF-Auto-Root. Coming from the reputed XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire, this tool has opened up the doors to the world of root and beyond for a lot of new users. Often times, CF-Auto-Root is the easiest and most...

Beta of SuperSU Updated to Version 2.65

XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has released a new version of SuperSU. It's a minor update which fixes a few issues with Nexus devices and systemless root. You can find links to changelog and ZIP file ready to flash in recovery in this post.

Motorola Releases Android 6.0 Kernel Source For Moto X Pure 2015

After having received its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, the Moto X Pure has now received the kernel sources for the same. This makes it the first amongst non-Nexus Motorola devices to have their Marshmallow based kernel sources released. Head on over to Github to take a look!

Root Beta Android 6.0 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung has been rolling out beta builds for testers to try out Android 6.0 Marshmallow on their Samsung Galaxy S6 in some regions. Thanks to XDA Recognized Contributor arter97, beta testers can now root the device successfully. Do note that you will no longer receive firmware updates after rooting, as you will then need to revert...