Derek Ross

I am an Android Enthusiast. I’m on the pulse of the latest Android news and write content about Android daily. I’m constantly scouring the Internet for the latest Android news, apps, games, Android ROMs, hacks, security, tips, tutorials and mobile devices. I’m a large supporter of our beloved Android Community and am always willing to help with anything Android related, just ask.

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Root your Nexus the easy way, Nexus Root Toolkit updated for Android 4.3

If you're looking for an easy way to root your Nexus device and aren't familiar with fastboot or ADB, then look no further. The Nexus Root Toolkit by WugFresh has been updated to ...
Derek RossAugust 6, 2013

Moto X bootloader will be unlockable on T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Verizon getting developer edition

Following the Moto X event last week, the development community was saddened to learn that the bootloader of the Moto X was locked. The next day, Motorola's VP of Product Management, ...
Derek RossAugust 4, 2013

Google to launch Android Device Manager to help you locate, ring, and remote wipe your phone or tablet

The Android Device Manager will be deployed to nearly all Android devices via Google Play Services. Once logged into the Android Device Manager, you'll be able to locate your lost or ...
Derek RossAugust 2, 2013

[Opinion] The hype, leaks, and teasers ruined the Moto X

I think it's safe to say that the vast majority of official news announced today surrounding the Moto X had already been leaked or speculated in one way or another over the past 5 ...
Derek RossAugust 1, 2013

Stay connected with Android Authority and stay up to date

Are you following Android Authority across social media? We're pretty much in every corner of the Internet. Be sure to follow us across your favorite places to stay up to date.
Derek RossJuly 29, 2013

HBO GO, Revision 3, Washington Post, Songza and more currently being tested for Chromecast

While poking around some of the Chromecast configuration files, the guys over at GTVHacker found something quite interesting. It seems that a lot of additional apps or receivers are ...
Derek RossJuly 27, 2013

How Chromecast works: HTML5, WebRTC, and the technology behind casting

Chromecast is cheap, simple and sold out nearly everywhere. The fact that it's so hard to get only adds fuel to the HDMI media streaming device's hype. We've already stated that ...
Derek RossJuly 26, 2013

Google Play Music, Movies and TV updated with Chromecast support; Google Play Store and Hangouts updated too

Thanks to yesterday's onslaught of Google announcements, new versions of Google Play Music, Movies and TV, Google Play Store and Hangouts have began rolling out to users. Google ...
Derek RossJuly 25, 2013

Chromecast will disrupt the living room; Apple TV and Airplay don’t stand a chance

Today Google announced Chromecast, an HDMI streaming media player for your TV. We saw this device pass through the FCC a while back, but had no idea at the time the potential of this 2 ...
Derek RossJuly 25, 2013

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Gets First Stock Android 4.3 JSS15J ROM

If you have the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, you're used to being treated like the red-headed step-child of the Nexus family. Your updates are always few and far between, sometimes even being ...
Derek RossJuly 24, 2013
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