Tag: Custom ROM

Classic devices get Android 5.1, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy S II

Two old warhorses are getting a taste of Lollipop these days – the Motorola Xoom, one of Motorola (and Verizon’s) first premium tablets, and...

OmniROM rolls out 5.1.1 Lollipop nightlies to a slew of devices

We haven’t featured OmniROM in quite a while, so it’s good to know that the developers behind this multi-boot tweak were not just resting...

OPPO offers preview to ColorOS 2.1.0i, based on Android 5.0

OPPO users are relatively happy with the hardware they get on the Chinese company’s phones. The OPPO Find 7 and Find 7a are decidedly...

Special bootloaders from Sony to allow recovery access

If there’s probably just one thing you’d hate about owning a Sony Xperia device, it’s probably the bootloaders that prohibit booting into a recovery...

Ancient HP TouchPad able to run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Remember that time around four years ago when manufacturers were scrambling to match Apple’s iPad, and HP came out with the TouchPad – which...

CM 12.1 nightlies roll out to a number of devices

We were just talking about what Cyanogenmod will be putting into its 12.1 update – which is, if you didn’t know yet – CM’s...

Chainfire ups beta of Flashfire, makes flashing that much easier

Everybody who tweaks their Android OS, or ones who use custom ROMs, know the risk, effort and hassle it takes to flash files to...

CM 12.1 teaser: integrated root, reorganized settings, and more

Lest you think CyanogenMod is all about the (commercial) Cyanogen OS lately, this new update from the open source community should reassure you that...

Breathe in, OxygenOS is finally here

It has finally launched – China-based device makers OnePlus has finally released the first build of their in-house version of Android called OxygenOS. You...

Cyanogenmod preps for CM12.1, features and changes explained

As Cyanogenmod, one of the biggest custom ROM makers in the Android world (bar none), continues to push towards integrating Android 5.1 to its...

SkyDragon, the first HTC One M8 custom ROM with Sense 7, Lollipop

The HTC One M8 continues to receive a lot of support from the custom ROM development community, but we think this newly-released SkyDragon ROM...

Samsung Galaxy S3 gets Lollipop with Paranoid Android ROM

This is a testament to how well Samsung built the Galaxy S3, that it is still alive and kicking – and custom Lollipop ROMs...