kernel

Kernel Toolkit makes tuning your kernel easier (root required)

Kernel source codes are everywhere but not all are secure. Good thing there's a Kernel Toolkit now available on the Google Play Store that somehow gives Android users peace of mind. However, this is recommended for rooted devices so you still need to have some hacking powers or at least understand what you're doing. Installing this Kernel Toolkit will allow you to make the most of your rooted device, take full control of it, as well as, increase battery life and device performance. App guarantees that tuning your kernel is simpler and easier than usual.

Key Lime Pie could boost Android to Linux Kernel 3.10

We don't know what number or name the next version of Android will be, but if all signs are pointing in the right direction we'll likely see Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie here soon from Google. There's no question they're hard at work on the next major release, possibly set for later this year, and today we're seeing some interesting tidbits on the Kernel side.

Samsung: We’ll fix Exynos exploit “as quickly as possible”

This weekend we learned some rather interesting news regarding a few exploits found in the kernel for Samsung's Exynos processors that power many popular smartphones. The Android Community and developers at XDA found a few holes and exploits in Samsung's kernel that were both good, and bad. The important thing here being that this was a huge security concern for all users. Today Samsung's replied to ease our minds.

Nexus 7 overclocked to 1.64 GHz, destroys benchmarks

Those awesome Android developers never let up when it comes to the cutting edge. Take the Nexus 7 for example. It rocks the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and packs plenty of power. Thanks to a few of our favorite developers and kernel builders we now have it overclocked to nearly 1.7 GHz, and destroying everything on the market in terms of benchmarks. More details to get started yourself below.
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