Custom ROM

  • 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: 1128

  • CyanogenMod 11 M5 rolls out, Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy S 4 held back

    The CyanogenMod team has announced its monthly milestone release for CyanogenMod 11, now at its fifth, that brings another round of fixes and new features. Unfortunately, CM 11 M5 might disappoint some smartphone owners,

    April 6, 2014 • Views: 815

  • Paranoid Android Peek notification explained and demonstrated

    Smartphone notifications are a perennial problem, especially when you’re busy doing something else, like walking or driving. The developer team of Paranoid Android believe they have one solution with their new Peek feature,

    March 18, 2014 • Views: 1268

  • Paranoid Android teases Peek active notifications

    The Paranoid Android team has publicly announced their goal to change the way they create the custom ROM, but that never meant they will stop innovating on changes that make sense. Now the team is teasing its fance with a

    March 18, 2014 • Views: 3294

  • MIUI ROM for Nexus 7 2013 strengthens tablet rumors

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has just released on official Android ROM for the Nexus 7 2013 running its MIUI custom interface. While that might actually be somewhat of a non-event, considering how many unofficial MIUI

    March 18, 2014 • Views: 3452

  • CyanogenMod explains what M releases are

    The CyanogenMod team has just announced the latest M4 snapshot for CyanogenMod 11. Those new to the custom ROM scene, particularly with CyanogenMod, might be a bit confused what all the different releases mean. CyanogenMod now

    March 10, 2014 • Views: 1726

  • 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: 684

  • Paranoid Android drops Halo floating notifications

    Users of Paranoid Android might have noticed that the custom ROM’s Halo feature, as well as Pie, has been missing from builds based on Android 4.4. Now the developer team has practically come out to say that the feature,

    February 19, 2014 • Views: 1403

  • Android-x86 announces 4.4 release candidate

    Giving their loyal followers a Valentine’s gift, the Android-x86 project has released an image for Android-x86 4.4-RC1. After months, if not years, of development, this might be finally be the next stable release of the

    February 16, 2014 • Views: 1499

  • CyanogenMod 11 M3 builds start rolling out

    The CyanogenMod team has let out an early gift for lovers of the popular custom ROM. Now available for as much as 50 devices is the latest CyanogenMod 11 M3 snapshot, bringing with it couple of new and interesting end user

    February 10, 2014 • Views: 765