Archive for May, 2013

Get Beats Audio on any device running AOSP!

May 19, 20130 Comments

A lot of folks use their Android devices also as a portable media hub, among other things. The default music player that ships with most modern-day smart-phones offers a decent audio experience, but is not necessarily what an audiophile would recommend. OEMs do add enhancements to the way Audio is handled on the device, but [...]

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How To Root the LG Optimus G Pro F240

May 19, 20130 Comments

The Optimus G Pro F240 is a 5.5 inch high-end phablet from LG which was released a month ago in their home market – South Korea. It is an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based smartphone which features a FullHD 1080p display, Qualcomm’s 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera and a [...]

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Get the Xperia Z Launcher on any Android Device [4.0.3+]

May 18, 20130 Comments

Sony’s Xperia Z is everything that one could hope for in a flagship high-end device. A gorgeous FullHD 1080p display, blazing fast processor with enough RAM to support it, extreme levels of dust & water resistance, superlative camera sensors, an ultra sleek design…the list goes on. But as is the case with all such beautiful [...]

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How To Root The LG Optimus G on Jelly Bean [All Versions]

May 18, 20130 Comments

The LG Optimus G is a high-end LG smartphone that was released in Q4 last year. It is essentially the base device on which the Nexus 4 was designed, and is similar to the Nexus 4 in most aspects, except for additional hardware differences like the presence of LTE connectivity and a microSD card slot. [...]

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How To – Manually Update the Verizon Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

May 17, 20130 Comments

A couple of days ago, we published a report about the Android 4.2.2 OTA update for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus hitting tester devices. Well, it turns out that the lucky user who received this update not only just grabbed screenshots for our benefit, but also managed to grab the download link from Google servers. The OTA update [...]

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How To Enable DTS Audio on your Android Device

May 17, 20130 Comments

Android phones these days are sporting bigger and bigger displays, and tablets moving inversely towards being sub-10 inch for more convenience in handling them. The display resolution also is going higher every few months, with the Nexus 10 currently ruling the roost at a whopping 2560 x 1600 pixels. This makes these devices the ideal [...]

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Root Guide for the Samsung Galaxy Camera GC100

May 16, 20130 Comments

The Samsung Galaxy Camera nay not be your traditional Android device per se. But so long as it runs the Android OS, you can be assured that the ever so curious Android development community will find a way to gain root access to it. And it has been no different with the Galaxy Camera. For [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 general power management tips

May 16, 20130 Comments

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is easily one of the best smartphones released containing a 3100 mAh battery, which is one of the largest batteries in a smartphone on the market. The Galaxy Note 2 is often able to push 14 – 18 hours of use before the battery needs a recharge. 14 – 18 [...]

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How To – Install Ubuntu Touch Preview on your Nexus without a Ubuntu machine

May 16, 20130 Comments

Earlier today, Canonical released a Developer Preview edition of Ubuntu Touch for mobile devices. Interested users or developers , who have a compatible Nexus device can download the image for the OS and try it out on their devices. The original installation instructions published at Ubuntu Wiki seemed to indicate that one needed to have a Ubuntu [...]

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Increase Touch Sensitivity on the Nexus 4

May 14, 20130 Comments

The Google Nexus 4, manufactured by LG, is perhaps one of the most sought after devices since its release in mid-November last year. And that is due to, in part, erratic availability with the device getting sold out within hours of hitting the Play Store, and in part, due to the mass frenzy that inevitably [...]

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