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  • Root access achieved on LG G3 via Stump Root app

    XDA senior developer “jcase” – the same guy who tweeted the makers of Blackphone last week during DefCon that he had rooted the security and privacy-leaning Android device – together with a couple more developers

    August 18, 2014 • Views: 803

  • Verizon Galaxy S5 update could break root access

    Verizon is rolling out a rather small update for the Samsung Galaxy S5. This maintenance update, which doesn't upgrade the Android 4.4.2 version to anything more recent, brings a mixed bag of useful fixes and improvements.

    August 1, 2014 • Views: 394

  • Root your LG G3 easily with PurpleDrake

    If you have been using IOroot and TowelRoot to root your LG G3, check out the new PurpleDrake rooting tool on XDA forum. Created by IOMonster, jcase and autoprime, PurpleDrake supports most of the LG G3 variants on T-Mobile

    July 30, 2014 • Views: 1267

  • By the power of root! File managers square off

    We've said it before. For better or worse, one of the things that separates Android from iOS is the fact that we can browse our devices like we do our computers, at least to a certain extent. File managers give users power, but

    July 21, 2014 • Views: 317

  • Android L theme available for Xposed devices

    If you've wanted to experience the new Material design in Android L that almost everyone is talking about, this new Android L theme package might be for you. The only catch to this almost easy to install theme is that you need to

    July 7, 2014 • Views: 1277

  • Android L and Xposed: Keep Calm and Wait for It

    After CyanogenMod published its blog post about its plans for Android L support, Xposed Framework creator rovo89 is making a similar appeal to the Android community for a bit of objective analysis and a lot of patience. The

    July 6, 2014 • Views: 410

  • Do “memory boost” apps work the way we think they do?

    With a new device, most of us will not think of installing a memory or RAM booster off the bat. In fact, online surveys say that most Android users install these kinds of apps through in-app advertisements and similar pushes. And

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 2771

  • SuperSU updated with Android L preview compatibility

    While the announcement of Android L has brought, or at least teased, several improvements for the platform, there are those that look at the next Android release with a sense of foreboding. Aside from Google potentially

    June 30, 2014 • Views: 578

  • Android L heads-up notifications feature out in APK format

    We told you that the Android L Developer Preview would be picked clean of its standout features, and what do you know, here’s another one. Very conspicuous in that Google I/O keynote for Android L was a new slide-down

    June 30, 2014 • Views: 752

  • Android L developer preview now rooted on Nexus 5 and 7

    Well that was fast. The Android “L” test firmware – a developer preview for the Android version that was revealed at the Google I/O keynote and the one that we will all probably get the full version by later this year –

    June 28, 2014 • Views: 446