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Titanium Backup gets updated, brings Lollipop improvements

Why do we keep using Titanium Backup even if it looks clunky and requires root access? Well, because it’s one of the best apps for doing what it does – that is, make backups of your phone data and system. Very few backup apps out there could claim to be able to do well what Titanium Backup offers to users (with rooted devices, of course).

Undelete for Root Users updated with 64-bit support

If you have ever accidentally deleted files or deleted a file and then wished you had it back, you need an app like Undelete for Root Users. As the name says, you do need root access to be able to use the app and it was recently updated with new features. The Undelete app is a free download, but to get full functionality does require an in-app purchase.

WhatsCloud [ROOT] update brings improved power efficiency

The WhatsCloud Root app has been around for a while now and as the name implies, it requires root access to your device. The app is designed to allow you to message friends from your desktop or a tablet and is meant to be secure with 256-bit AES end-to-end encryption.

SnoopSnitch for Android detects possible smartphone data theft

Security Research Labs (SRLabs) is a German outfit that has released an interesting security app called SnoopSnitch – the app basically alerts users if someone is trying to spy on their mobile phone. The app can detect if someone is using International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers – along with other Android vulnerabilities – to spy on a device.

LiveBoot v1.00 available for rooted Android devices

Chainfire has pulled the wraps off an all-new app for folks who like to root other devices called LiveBoot. The app is in version 1.00 right now and puts a logcat/dmesg boot animation on the screen of the device during boot to allow users to see what is going on with boot as it happens.

Chainfire updates SuperSU, CF-Auto-Root, How-to SU

It's an early holiday for root developers and users as Chainfire let out a massive release of all his root-related goodies. He has pushed a major update to the SuperSU app on Google Play Store, jumping from version 2.01 to 2.35 and has updated his How-to SU guide for root app developers. He also gives a bit of insight into the journey from KitKat to Lollipop, as well as an announcement that might ruffle a few feathers.

Titanium Backup gets updated for Android 5.0

When we post about certain third party ROMs for devices, or processes and tweaks on your devices, we usually end it with a reminder to keep a usable backup of your device. Titanium Backup is one of those apps that have made our lives easier and much more secure over years of tweaking Android devices.
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