You may not be spending too much time with your Android device’s lockscreen, but it’s certainly the first thing you see when you bring out your phone from your pocket or purse. Given this, you might want your lockscreen to offer more interactivity than the default shortcuts or unlock method offered by your UI. Depending on manufacturer or ROM, you might have a combination of slider shortcuts, shortcut buttons or lockscreen widgets. And of course, you can interact with notifications on-screen. Those who have played around with custom ROMs might remember the lockscreen gesture features offered by CyanogenMod until version 7. Lockscreen gestures let…
This Xposed module brings Knock Code device unlock to non-LG Android 4.4 phones. Should you use Knock Code to unlock your phone, or is it just a novelty? We may not answer that question for you, but this Xposed module out of XDA is worth checking out.
The all new HTC One (M8) has been up for pre-sales for a week, which has proven enough time to make a successful rooting tool. The tool is called WeakSauce, it will root your Verizon HTC One (M8) and was developed by jcase and beaups over on the XDA Developers forums.
A new app developed by Chainfire called RegionLock Away lets users quickly remove the region lock from the Galaxy Note 3. Check it out.
Sick of unwanted apps on his Samsung Galaxy S4, an XDA-Developers user created a script that removes 98 pieces of bloatware and frees over 600 MB of storage space from the phone.
Would the $199 Kindle Fire HD be a better tablet if it offered a full Android experience? CyanogenMod support might be on the way, but devs might need more help in doing hacks and tweaks.
Do you have a version of the Sony Xperia Z that features a locked bootloader? XDA forum member goroh_kun has found an exploit that will grant root level access on a bootloader-locked Xperia Z.
A user on the XDA-Developers forum has found a way to fix the lack of Nexus 4 USB OTG with an unlocked bootloader, a custom kernel, a USB Y cable, and common sense.
PA3 is a competitor to other multi-device ROMs like CM and AOKP. Now, Paranoid Android 3.0 is available for the Nexus 4, 7, 10 and Galaxy Nexus.