Tag: Custom ROM

LineageOS extends its reach to the Essential Phone, albeit unofficially at this time

After the makers of the Essential Phone decided to slash USD$200 from its asking price, Andy Rubin’s new smartphone suddenly became a legitimate option...

LineageOS puts out a build with microG as alternative to Google Play Services

Every Android smartphone out there – if we were to go by Google’s design – would contain Google Play Services. Android is technically open...

Paranoid Android releases final stable Nougat build

So surprise, surprise – it’s been a quite few months now since the return of Paranoid Android on the custom ROM scene, and to...

LineageOS, OmniROM builds patched to protect from Krack Attacks

We recently wrote about a new vulnerability in the WiFi security protocols – it’s being called “Krack Attacks” – and it basically hijacks a...

OmniROM will continue to give full-featured ROMs, puts premium on transparency

The OmniROM project has been alive for more than four years now, which in Android development is quite a long time. This project has...

Sony adds Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact to Open Devices program

We recently wrote about Sony’s Open Devices Program and how you are now able to build your own Android Oreo AOSP-based custom ROM for...

Sony’s Open Devices Program now allows you to build an Android Oreo AOSP ROM

Sony’s Open Devices Program is a way for users to build and try out what their device would look like in official Android Open...

HMD initially refuses to unlock Nokia bootloaders, changes their minds

As we all know, HMD Global Oy holds the license to produce Nokia smartphones, and produce them they did. The latest of the gang...

LineageOS brings burn-in protection for AMOLED phones, adds support for OnePlus 5

LineageOS is probably one of – if not the most popular custom ROM for Android devices. This is mostly because the team behind the...

New Paranoid Android update introduces Paranoid Camera app

It’s been a while since the Paranoid Android custom ROM project – also known in shorthand as AOSPA – burst into life after a...

Get the Galaxy Note 8 software on your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ via unofficial port

One of the great things about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is that it is the only Samsung phone – as of now –...

Xiaomi Mi A1’s Android One software officially ported for the Mi 5X

Ok, we have to make this clear so you don’t get confused – the Xiaomi Mi A1 is basically the same phone as the...