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Android 12 and 12L Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation Google Pixel device, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for a few months to have your OEM send...

Raspberry Pi OS update adds Bluetooth improvements, experimental Wayland support, and more

The Raspberry Pi lineup of microcomputers has officially been around for a decade now, and it's still a popular option for everything from teaching programming to powering DIY projects. The group behind the Raspberry Pi has been working on improvements for the default operating system, and a few changes are now available to try out. The...

Android 12L arrives on the Raspberry Pi 4, courtesy of a third-party ROM

Earlier this month, Google released the stable version of Android 12L. For most Pixel owners, you’ll need to download the latest build through OTA and enjoy the new release. Since this is XDA, a few creative modders have gotten the new Android version running on more unconventional devices, like the Nexus 7 2013, as well....

The original Raspberry Pi PC turns 10 years old today

The original Raspberry Pi micro-computer was a smash hit, combining an open Linux-powered ARM system with a super-cheap price point (roughly $35). There have been many models since then, but now the tiny computer that started it all is 10 years old, as of today (February 28). Eben Upton, one of the founders of the Raspberry...

You might not need another PC to set up a Raspberry Pi soon

Raspberry Pi single-board computers have been a tremendous success over the years, thanks to their versatility and low cost. From powering DIY electronics projects, to functioning as cheap PCs for learning programming, the Raspberry Pi series can fill many roles. However, you've always needed a separate computer for creating the boot drive, which is a...

Raspberry Pi OS now available in 64-bit, improving app compatibility

The Raspberry Pi series of single-board computers has been a runaway success over the years, thanks to its fantastic versatility and low cost. From powering DIY electronics projects to functioning as cheap PCs for learning programming, the Raspberry Pi series can do it all, and now another significant upgrade has arrived: a 64-bit version of...

A Raspberry Pi makes Apple CarPlay possible on a Tesla

Apple has been slowly entering the automotive field for the past few years. It first started with CarPlay, an iOS-based infotainment system that is available on some car models. It then released CarKey -- a way for iPhone and Apple Watch users to unlock and start their cars through the Wallet app. The next step...

Ubuntu Linux 22.04 will be faster than ever on Raspberry Pi computers

The Raspberry Pi series of single-board computers might be the most popular Linux-based PCs of all time, thanks to their super-low prices, educational resources, and versatility. The first few models weren't that great at functioning like desktop computers, due to the low-power processors and limited RAM, but newer iterations (like the Raspberry Pi 4 with...

Developer ports Android 12 to the Raspberry Pi 4 B, Pi 400, and Compute Module 4

Android 12 is making the rounds everywhere now — be it in the form of official updates from OEMs or through community-made custom ROMs. In the aftermarket porting scene, we often stumble upon a few creative developers who like to cross the formal barrier and try to boot the latest iteration of Android on devices...

Users get Windows 11 running on a Lumia 950 XL and Raspberry Pi 4

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the first Windows 11 preview build to Insiders. For most people, you'll need to download the latest build through Windows Update using a Windows 10 PC. But a few creative users have gotten the new build running on more unconventional devices. The Raspberry Pi 4 and the Lumia 950 XL...

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

Meet the Raspberry Pi Pico: A $4 ARM microcontroller

The Raspberry Pi Foundation today announced the Raspberry Pi Pico, the company's first microcontroller. Like other Raspberry Pi products, the new Raspberry Pi Pico is incredibly affordable at only $4, but it features the Foundation's first custom chip: the RP2040.  When designing the RP2040, the Raspberry Pi Foundation set three goals for itself. They wanted the...