• Sony plays around with Lollipop AOSP on Xperia Z3

    Everybody’s riding the Android 5.0 wave, and today, it’s Sony’s turn to show what they’ve been doing with Android Lollipop. Sony has traditionally been more friendly with ROMs and versions of Android based on AOSP

    November 10, 2014 • Views: 1096

  • Ready, get set, go! Android Lollipop added to AOSP

    The Nexus 9 has launched and so has the Nexus Player. While the Nexus 6 is still on its way, currently still marked as out of stock, there is no stopping the inertia of Android 5.0‘s debut in the market. And as if on cue,

    November 4, 2014 • Views: 710

  • OnePlus One gets its own Stock Android ROM

    OnePlus promised to be different and, to some extent, they are. That desire to be unique and to never settle shows up once again today as OnePlus revealed a gift for lovers of a 100 percent, pure, vanilla Android experience: A

    July 24, 2014 • Views: 956

  • 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

    June 19, 2014 • Views: 1004

  • Nokia X now has an AOSP-based ROM

    Truly it was only a matter of time. Nokia‘s first, and probably only, foray into Android has just gotten its very first AOSP custom ROM, making the Nokia X possibly one of the most affordable Android devices you can play

    April 10, 2014 • Views: 1136

  • Paranoid Android redefines itself to stick closer to AOSP

    The developers of the Paranoid Android just made an announcement that could further endear some users but also estrange others. The team wants to recreate itself in a new image, one that sticks closer to the Android experience as

    March 3, 2014 • Views: 685

  • Future Android security feature could break many root apps

    A set of commits have recently been pushed to the Android Open Source Project that seeks to harden the platform against malicious attacks. But while the intention is definitely good, this new feature could very well spell

    January 23, 2014 • Views: 1987

  • OmniROM reveals Google-free dialer in the works

    Google may have introduced a fancy new integrated phone directory in Android 4.4 KitKat, but that has not exactly sat well with everyone, particularly those who adhere closely to the more open source nature of the Android Open

    January 14, 2014 • Views: 1210

  • CyanogenMod GalleryNext takes a shot at becoming the next photo viewer app

    Users and fans of CyanogenMod will already be familiar with how the custom ROM tries to take a good idea and makes it better. Next on its hit list is the AOSP gallery app, which it has weighed and found lacking, and will soon be

    January 14, 2014 • Views: 1082

  • Sony Xperia L added to Xperia Project AOSP

    Sony isn’t a stranger to offering device support under the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). We have seen several in the past, including the Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z smartphone and Xperia S. And as of today, it looks

    December 13, 2013 • Views: 585