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LG Nexus 4 gets USB OTG feature added manually via mod

by: David GonzalesFebruary 20, 2013
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.
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Paranoid Android 3 now available on the four latest Nexus devices

by: Tanay SoodFebruary 12, 2013
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.
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Adam Outler’s new “jailbreak” bypasses recent Verizon security fix for Galaxy Note 2

by: Conan HughesJanuary 28, 2013
Even though Verizon rolled out a fix for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and rendered old rooting methods defunct, a new working "jailbreak" has been released.
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New mod transforms your LG Optimus G into a Nexus 4

by: Andrew GrushJanuary 15, 2013
Considering the LG Optimus G as an alternative to the Nexus 4, but just won't settle for anything less than stock Android? A new mod could be the solution to your problems, transforming the Optimus G into a Nexus 4.
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Android Authority On Air – Episode 44 – Holiday Recap

by: Derek RossDecember 29, 2012


From all of us here at Android Authority, we hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season. Being the time of year that it is, we have just a short, roughly 30 minute show for you this week, covering a few top topics from the past few days.

On the Google Ecosystem front, Google Play released their top apps of 2012. According to Google, these apps really make Android shine. They are the best apps available for your favorite Android tablet or smartphone.  While some some launched this past year, others received updates offered great utility, beauty and accessibility. Next up is Google Music. Users are reporting that their explicit lyric song versions [...]

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Run stock Jelly Bean 4.2 on first generation Kindle Fire

by: Gary SimsDecember 18, 2012
A clever developer, who goes by the name of Hashcode, has released a stock Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware for the original Amazon Kindle Fire. Using the new firmware users will be able to run exactly the same software that Google ships on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.
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XDA developer patches Samsung Exynos chip vulnerability

by: Rob TriggsDecember 17, 2012
Following up from yesterday's Samsung security scare, XDA Developer Chainfire has created a fix for the root exploit affecting Exynos 4210- and 4412-based handsets. If you're running one of the afflicted devices then this is information you can't afford to miss.
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Galaxy S3 receives unofficial CM10.1 builds for T-Mobile and AT&T hansets

by: Rob TriggsDecember 14, 2012
XDA member itsmikeramsay has released unofficial CM10.1 ROMs for Galaxy S3 owners on T-Mobile and AT&T handsets. Whilst there are still some bugs to be worked out, it's a great start for users looking to run Android 4.2 on their S3.
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Verizon Galaxy Note 2 bootloader unlocked

by: Rob TriggsDecember 13, 2012
It never takes those guys over at XDA Developers long to break into anything it seems, and the Verizson’s Galaxy Note 2 is their latest success. With the bootloader unlocked the Note 2 is now open for more custom ROMs and modifications, so it will be interesting to see what the community decides to so with this technological behemoth.
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Sony named XDA’s OEM of the year, increased support for independent devs recognized

by: AdrianNovember 15, 2012
The playground is open. That’s just one of the slogans used by Google to illustrate how anyone can mold and modify Android to suit his or hers needs and desires, but unfortunately we’re still seeing numerous manufacturers closing the playground to custom ROM developers.
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