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AOKP 4.3 milestone now available, 4.4 coming soon

by: Shawn IngramDecember 18, 2013
After a long period of relative silence the AOKP team has released the first 4.3 milestone build of its custom Android ROM for all supported devices. Read on for more!
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How do you customize your Android device?

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 22, 2013
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss one of the core strengths of Android - the ability to customize the appearance of the operating system in just about any way you like. From widgets and live wallpapers, to icon packs, and custom launchers, it's easy to give your Android device a full makeover. And even if you prefer the appearance of stock Android or an OEM layout, you can still add a few touches to make it truly your own.
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6 benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

by: Rob TriggsOctober 22, 2013

Most of you are probably familiar with the concept of rooting, the process of allowing Android smartphone and tablet owners to attain privileged control over the operating system. If not, you should definitely check out our beginners guide to rooting for some background information and tips of getting started with rooting. But even if you’re in the knowledge, the reasons to root may seem few and far between at first, and the tradeoff with voiding your warranty is a legitimate concern. Nevertheless, here are my top reasons to root your device, all of which can drastically improve your Android experience.

1- Put your handset on a diet

The first benefit of accessing [...]

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Do you “hack” your Android device? Or do you prefer stock?

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 30, 2013
We Android geeks tend to forget than not everyone has the skills, knowhow, time, or interest to root a device, flash the latest nightly, or switch ROMs just for the sake of it. For most people, stock is, gasp, just fine. How about you?
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Sony Honami UI and apps brought to life and caught on video through modded Xperia Z

by: David GonzalesAugust 7, 2013
An online video made by YouTube user Ashton Tekno gives us our first look at the Sony Honami, albeit only in software form, with a new ROM for the Xperia Z.
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Clash of the titans: CyanogenMod vs Paranoid Android

by: Rob TriggsJuly 29, 2013
Picking the best custom Android ROM can be a tricky business, so we tear-down two of the most popular Jelly Bean ROMs to try and figure out which is the best.
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I’m not done hacking my Android devices

by: Derek RossMay 27, 2013
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.
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Paranoid Android shows off multi-tasking functionality [video]

by: Rob TriggsApril 29, 2013
Multi-tasking on small devices can be a pain, but Paranoid Android aims to change all that with its new approach to multi-tasking which it has shown off in a new video.
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Sony Xperia Z and other high-end models get CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly builds

by: David GonzalesApril 15, 2013
The CM10.1 nightly build for the Sony Xperia Z first became available yesterday along with all the other nightlies at the CyanogenMod Downloads web site.
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Sony Xperia Z rooted ahead of proper launch, one more reason to buy the 5-incher

by: AdrianFebruary 19, 2013
You might feel like Sony’s Xperia Z has been around for ages, but all the hype from the past weeks could well increase over the next days.
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