Tag: Custom ROM

Project Treble on the Redmi Note 4 is actually possible

So Project Treble is one of the standout features that Google rolled out with Android Oreo, and developers and manufacturers are queuing over who...

Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra now part of Sony Open Devices Program

Sony is a bit different from other smartphone manufacturers when it comes to allowing their users to use software based on AOSP (Android Open...

Pixel 2’s exclusive Now Playing feature ported to AOSP ROM

In terms of groundbreaking flagship features, the Google Pixel 2 may not be able to stand up to the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8,...

ZTE shares kernel source to ROM developers, LineageOS 15 for Axon 7 is the...

Aftermarket developers of do a lot of hard work in getting your favorite custom ROMs to you, but most users don’t know the painstaking...

Google’s Project Treble revolutionizes porting of Oreo AOSP custom ROMs

If you’ve been around Android devices for a while now, you’ve probably dabbled in custom ROMs in one way or another. Custom ROMs provided...

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...