Custom ROM

  • 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, which

    February 19, 2014 • Views: 1099

  • 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 Android

    February 16, 2014 • Views: 1212

  • 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: 606

  • OmniSnitch brings OmniROM’s OmniSwitch to the masses

    Whenever you see a delicious new feature in another manufacturer's Android, more often than not you're simply left drooling and hopeless. Luckily for those who have been taken by OmniROM's pumped up task switcher slash app dock

    February 10, 2014 • Views: 702

  • OmniROM OmniSwitch improves Android multitasking workflow

    Ever since its incarnation, one of Android's crowning achievements is its ability to multitask or have multiple apps truly running at the same time. While Android does have a built-in way to switch between those apps, OmniROM

    February 2, 2014 • Views: 1379

  • CyanogenMod 10.2.1 rolls out and bids final farewell to Jelly Bean

    The CyanogenMod team has just announced the first and last maintenance release for the CyanogenMod 10.2 branch. Aside from last minute device additions, CyanogenMod 10.2.1 also marks the true end to the official planned release

    February 2, 2014 • Views: 1712

  • Sony Z1S kernel source code now available

    Sony has done the world a favor today, releasing the kernel source code for their newest handset. The Xperia Z1S, which is only available through T-Mobile, launched at CES to much fanfare. A powerful device that should keep us

    January 23, 2014 • Views: 463

  • Paranoid Android Beta 3 takes Quick Settings to a new level

    Paranoid Android might not be taking the spotlight when it comes to custom Android ROMs but it does have its fair share of unique features. In its third beta release, the developers have introduced an interesting feature that

    January 21, 2014 • Views: 792

  • OmniROM gives a glimpse of experimental multi-window feature in development

    Ever since Samsung "commercialized" the feature, multi-window support on Android has been a point of contention among users and developers, not to mention Google. OmniROM wants to include such a feature in its list but is

    January 21, 2014 • Views: 1867

  • CyanogenMod 11 M2 snapshot goes out

    With the storm that surrounded the recently held CES 2014 in Las Vegas, it might have been easy to miss out on some things that happened in the Android world. Last week, the CyanogenMod team rolled out the second M2 snapshot

    January 12, 2014 • Views: 663