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Android source code says goodbye to Dalvik

Google has finally done it! It has completely flipped the switch and has removed Dalvik from Android's master source code. This will pave the way for only one Android runtime, and that will be ART, which is expected to be pushed in the next major Android version, whenever that is.

500 Firepaper update adds 500px Pro option

Remember 500 Firepaper, that app that turns 500px photos into a livewallpaper? Now it's back with a vengeance and has a few major features in tow, including an overhaul of the History Browser and a partnership with the 500px mothership.

Changes to Android might disable some root apps

Of the subsets within Android, those who enjoy rooting their device for various purposes remain one of the more loyal. Rooters are fond of the vast customization options allowed them, with many rooting a device straight away after purchase. With the newest version of Android, the rooting community might see a slight setback.

OmniROM device roster grows by six

The Android world is definitely not lacking in custom ROMs but a few, like CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, and AOKP, have risen to become the more popular ones. One new contender, OmniROM, is slowly but surely building up its army by adding six more smartphones to its list of supported devices.

500 Firepaper pulls photos from 500px for your device wallpaper

Chainfire has rolled out a nice, new app called 500 Firepaper, which pulls pics from popular photography site 500px for your device background image. You can choose which category you’d like the pics pulled from, and Firepaper will randomly select pics to display. You can also select Editors Choice or Most Popular.
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