Android Superuser

Some users out there think Android OEMs provide an experience today that doesn’t need custom ROMs. While that may be the case for some people, Android isn’t a one size fits all platform.

ChameleonOS

ChaOS is an custom Android ROM, based on CyanogenMOD, that focuses on user control and customizing each piece of Android. The most notable feature of ChaOS is the theme engine. The entire framework has been modified around their theme engine allowing for maximum customization.

nexus-4

Nexus devices are full of Android perks. One of the perks of being part of the Nexus family is factory images. Google provides these for Nexus users so that they... can easily return their phones or tablets back to an out of box, factory condition should the need ever arise. Thankfully, the Nexus 4 factory image has reappeared on the Google Developers site...

Android 4.2.1

Back in November we reported that Google had released the original Android 4.2.1 code to AOSP. Now it seems that Google has released some updated code in the form of the newly tagged android-4.2.1_r1.1 and android-4.2.1_r1.2.

jelly_bean

Android 4.2.1 started rolling out earlier today to the Nexus 4, 7 and 10. If all you want to do is use your device, that’s fine. Those who want to dig deep into the code will be happy to know that now the source code for Android 4.2.1 is available as part of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP).