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Root Galaxy Nexus After Installing the Jelly Bean Update

July 18, 20120 Comments

Gaining root is one of the first things many Android customers do when they buy their devices. Why do they do it? Root access, also known as Superuser access, opens the door for users to have full access to their phones. Think of it in terms of a Windows PC. When users install a program, [...]

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Augmented Reality Application Hits Public Beta

July 17, 20120 Comments

Augmented reality applications are a new concept that is only about three or four times as cool as it sounds. For those who don’t know what augmented reality is, it’s a live view of the real world that has been augmented by technology to some extent. This can include anything from GPS locations to customized [...]

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HTC One X Scheduled to Receive Official ICS 4.0.4 Update

July 17, 20120 Comments

While unofficial Jelly Bean ROMs are all the rage right now, it’s hard to remember that there’s still devices getting their proper updates to Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Or, in the case of the HTC One X, getting updates to newer versions of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The mammoth HTC success story is preparing to [...]

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Original Samsung Galaxy S Jelly Bean Update released

July 17, 20120 Comments

While OEMs and carriers are still sitting around figuring out how they’re going to get Jelly Bean to as many devices in their line up as possible, Android developers have already given Jelly Bean to a boat load of Android devices. Since the release of the source code a couple short weeks ago, the AOSP—also [...]

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CPU Spy Application Reignited With Some New Features

July 16, 20120 Comments

In most cases with the CPU in any given smartphone, the user is all but oblivious to what’s going on inside their little machines. With some rooted Android devices, users can overclock their CPUs to a higher frequency in order to attain extra performance—at the cost of battery life—to make the UI lag less and [...]

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Amazon Kindle Fire Jelly Bean update available

July 16, 20120 Comments

The march of Jelly Bean 2012 has only been underway for a couple of weeks and it is already everywhere. With over a dozen phones and tablets already getting a port of what is being touted as the greatest Android release ever, there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. One of the newest [...]

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HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich Update Gets Railroaded

July 16, 20120 Comments

One of the most depressing things when you own a device is finding out that your carrier or manufacturer isn’t going to move forward with delivering an update to the newest versions of Android. Try as one might, it’s hard to justify even keeping the device knowing that those in charge have given up on [...]

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Paranoid Android Released for the Motorola Atrix 4G

July 15, 20120 Comments

When a custom ROM is released on an Android device, it’s almost always either a big flop or a big success. When a custom ROM is released over a number of devices, it starts to proceed beyond being a big success and starts into the realm of being a must have. This is the case [...]

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Sony Xperia x10 ice cream sandwich update via Sony Xperia arc s update

July 15, 20120 Comments

In the course of Android development, there comes a time when developers and casual Android owners alike begin to realize that they’re not longer getting updated to the latest and greatest that Android has to offer. There’s a lot of signs that this can happen with many devices, but the most notable one is when [...]

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DSP Manager Released With Beats Audio For CyanogenMod 9 and AOKP

July 15, 20120 Comments

One thing that Android has been struggling to catch up in is the ability to play and otherwise manipulate music. Even the biggest Android fans sometimes have to admit that, despite Android being the better operating system, both Apple and Windows Phone 7 have a much more polished music experience than Android. That’s not to [...]

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