Chainfire roots T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge prior to official release

samsung_galaxy_s6_front_flat_whiteIt’s pretty rare to see an Android device that doesn’t get rooted at some point in it’s life cycle, and it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S6 isn’t going to escape that fate. Chainfire’s famous root method has already been confirmed to work on T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant, and those devices aren’t publicly available yet.
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Take a peek at Cyanogen OS 12’s new boot animation

cyanogen OSInterested in what Cyanogen OS 12’s boot animation will look like? The company has posted a short YouTube clip of what you’ll see when you turn on a Cyanogen 12 OS device, and it looks almost exactly like what you’d expect from a budding tech software company.

Unfortunately, Cid is completely absent from the animation, but that’s to be expected now that Cyanogen is a full blown company worth millions and not just some enthusiast Android users hacking together a ROM. 
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Google I/O 2015 registration opens tomorrow at 12:00PM EDT

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What does Google have prepared for the for the future? There is only one event to find that out. At Google I/O, the company unveils its plans for existing and future products. You really never know what to expect there. Registration for this year’s event opens tomorrow, March 17, at 12:00PM EDT. Anyone can register because Google selects the applicants that have the option to purchase one ticket. Applicants selected by Google who purchase tickets are able to attend I/O 2015.

Source: Google

Apple preparing trade-in program to lure Android users

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Almost every carrier and hardware manufacturer has some form of an incentive program to gain customers. Whether it is paying for fees or offering credit for old devices, consumers have it made to get value when making a decision. Apple, however, has not entered this kind of territory. The company has long had its Apple Reuse and Recycle Program but that kept trade-ins restricted to its own products. That will all change as Apple is preparing a more generalized trade-in program.


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HTC One M9 revealed to be suffering from overheating issues, blame the Snapdragon 810 SoC

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The Snapdragon 810 chip is known to be suffering from overheating issues and the HTC One M9 appears to be the latest victim. One of the demo units of the handset was shown to be getting an overheating warning back during the MWC a couple of weeks ago. If this wasn’t enough to raise alarm bells, a new report certainly will.
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Sony starts pushing out the Lollipop update for the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact in Baltic regions

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Sony is now pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact located in Baltic and Nordic regions. The 1.3GB upgrade, which carries firmware number 23.1.A.0.690, transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.


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