Tag: Custom ROM

Pixel Experience: See what Treble can do for you

There are two ways to experience pure Android. First, there’s stock Android – or AOSP (Android Open Source Project) – which is basically Android...

Paranoid Android asks for money from potential users, funding is gone

When Paranoid Android – or AOSPA for those who hold the custom ROM project close to their hearts resurfaced in April 2017 after almost...

LineageOS 15.1 now supports Galaxy S9, NVIDIA Shield TV, Xiaomi Mi Note 2

So it’s a bit different these days, not a lot of people are going the custom ROM route because manufacturers have stepped up their...

New LineageOS builds for Pixel C, Nexus 6, Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7, LeEco...

LineageOS is probably the most popular custom ROM out there today, and it has good reason to be that way. LineageOS carries over the...

Jolla outs Sailfish 3, support for Sony Xperia XA2, Gemini PDA

At MWC 2017, Finnish company Jolla was making a lot of noises about seeing their Android alternative OS – that is, Sailfish OS –...

LineageOS 15.1 has just been announced, based on Android 8.1 Oreo

When you thought CyanogenMod was going to die a slow, painful death following its implosion in 2016, LineageOS rises up from the debris of...

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...