Jolla Phone launcher

Customization is one of the stronger points of Android as a platform. However, for some, running a new launcher, installing SMS and calling app replacements, and rooting one’s device is not enough. Android’s open source underpinnings has actually been forked by manufacturers and developers so that they can deliver their own user experience and run their own platform. Take Amazon’s Fire OS, for example, or Nokia’s “X” platform. In the recent years, another notable mobile OS is Jolla’s Sailfish OS. Jolla is a company formed by former Nokia employees, which was taken by observers as an indication that these folks are…

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On Friday we reported that a leaked APK of the upcoming Gmail 4.2 for Android gave a sneak peek at some of the features on the way. If you want to try the leaked app for yourself, we can tell you how, but take note: you’ll need a rooted device to run it.

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Android devices certainly have no dearth of backup and restore solutions, but most apps available on the market only support restoring apps one at a time. For those of you who are practically obsessed about flashing ROMs, having to wipe your apps and restore each and every one individually can be tiring. Fear not! An easy-to-use computer application makes it possible to restore your APKs in one convenient batch. Developed by XDA-Developers Senior Member hamsteyr, APK Batch Installer Tool  greatly reduces the stress of having to restore your beloved apps whenever you flash new ROMs. APK Batch Installer Tool is…

Real APK Leecher 2

While Google Play (formerly the Android Market) is fairly reliable on, there are times when certain apps are unavailable for download on your Android smartphone for various reasons (for example: the App might not be available in your country, etc). If you find yourself dealing with this problem, don’t despair as now, thanks to a unique tool by the name of Real APK Leecher, you can download any .apk file from Google Play to your computer. Once that’s done, all that remains is that you transfer the file from your computer to your Android smartphone. Next up, I’ll show you…