Tag: AOSP

Google nixed the fingerprint scanner on the Nexus 6

On one of the earliest rumor articles regarding the recently launched Google Nexus 6, a number of things were predicted that have been realized...

Android 5.0.1 code pushed to AOSP, coming to Nexus soon [UPDATE]

When it comes to Android Lollipop rollouts, majority of Nexus devices should have already had the dessert by now, though there might still be...

OmniROM looking to put out Android 5.0-friendly version soon

We’ve talked about OmniROM a number of times already here at Android Community. This was a project started a few years back in the...

Android 5.0 AOSP sources, binaries land for Xperia Z3

Before you start jumping for joy, no, this isn't Android Lollipop for the Xperia Z3 and its predecessors. What Sony is announcing here instead...

Sony plays around with Lollipop AOSP on Xperia Z3

Everybody’s riding the Android 5.0 wave, and today, it’s Sony’s turn to show what they’ve been doing with Android Lollipop. Sony has traditionally been...

Ready, get set, go! Android Lollipop added to AOSP

The Nexus 9 has launched and so has the Nexus Player. While the Nexus 6 is still on its way, currently still marked as...

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...

Android source code says goodbye to Dalvik

Google has finally done it! It has completely flipped the switch and has removed Dalvik from Android's master source code. This will pave the...

Nokia X now has an AOSP-based ROM

Truly it was only a matter of time. Nokia's first, and probably only, foray into Android has just gotten its very first AOSP custom...

Paranoid Android redefines itself to stick closer to AOSP

The developers of the Paranoid Android just made an announcement that could further endear some users but also estrange others. The team wants to...

Future Android security feature could break many root apps

A set of commits have recently been pushed to the Android Open Source Project that seeks to harden the platform against malicious attacks. But...

OmniROM reveals Google-free dialer in the works

Google may have introduced a fancy new integrated phone directory in Android 4.4 KitKat, but that has not exactly sat well with everyone, particularly...