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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 stock Android ROM just for the OnePlus One, complete with a gapps download, and instructions for flashing, all without voiding your warranty.

OnePlus unleashes an even bigger Blizzard of Invites

After a storm, what do you get? Well, apparently for OnePlus, a blizzard. Since it just announced the availability of Bamboo StyleSwap covers for their first and only smartphone, it is only reasonable that they are now trying to reel in more buyers. This time around, they have doubled the stakes, offering invites to buy the OnePlus One to 5,000 lucky people.

OnePlus One Bamboo cover is here and out of stock

Right on the dot, OnePlus has revealed the availability of the first "textured" StyleSwap cover for the still elusive OnePlus One smartphone. Of course, that depends on how you define "availability", as this unique wooden cover is currently marked as out of stock, making it pretty much like the smartphone itself: unavailable.

OnePlus teases with ‘promised’ wooden StyleSwap covers

The OnePlus One smartphone might probably reach “urban legend” status because of the one issue that prospective buyers have against it – availability. Regardless of that, the outfit that put out the first retail CyanogenMod smartphone is still pushing with its "promised" textured back covers for the very “rare” smartphone, the company tweeting about "knocking on wood" and referencing to a July 22nd date.

OnePlus talks production capacity and yellowish hues

OnePlus have recently taken to their official user forums to discuss a few issues. This time around we are seeing an update on production capacity, and also the reports of the yellowish hue on some displays. Beginning with the production capacity and we find OnePlus making it clear they are not intentionally holding back any stock.

OnePlus One teardown comes courtesy of iFixit

The latest iFixit smartphone teardown has been shared. The OnePlus One was the subject this time around and we are seeing a device that was given a repairability score of 5 out of 10 and described as having a "fairly modular" design. The modular design is said to "allow for less expensive replacement parts" however going back to that 5 (out of 10) score and it doesn't look like many will be doing home repairs.

OnePlus raffles off invites to purchase the One

The marketing team behind new tech company OnePlus really know how to drum up attention for a product that is not even officially out in the market yet. This week, they are digitally raffling off not the product itself, but 2,500 invites to purchase the One ahead of everyone else. But there will also be that one lucky winner who will get to take home probably the most anticipated mobile phone in a long time.

OnePlus One sales begin through the OppoMart store

Going through OnePlus you still need an invitation to buy the One. But it looks like those not keen on waiting for an invite now have another option. The OnePlus One has recently come available for purchase through the OppoMart. The retailer has the 16GB Silk White model available as of today, however there is something you may want to know before making a purchase.
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