So you’ve got yourself a Nexus 6 and want to play around with custom ROMs a little bit. Although we don’t see why you’d want to give up on the seamlessly smooth Android 5.0 experience, it’s never a bad idea to tweak around your smartphone in order to flash custom ROMs or gain access to some root only applications. Today we’ll show you how to unlock the bootloader and root your Nexus 6 without all the hassle of sideloading files or apks.
Crescent Moon Games has made a Gameboy-style retro game called 2-bit Cowboy. Read more
In an effort to increase awareness, gain more attention and draw further interest towards its new Android application, Burger King has today announced that it will be offering a selection of mid-range smartphones completely free of charge on a 2-year contract through US carriers Sprint and Verizon.
In a couple of weeks time, HTC will begin pushing out the eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the One M7 and M8 located in Asia and Europe. However, a lucky user in China called 雷禪 has already received the upgrade on his device and has taken to YouTube to share it with us.
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The popular Frogger clone ‘Crossy Road’ has officially made its way to Android from the Apple Appstore after stopping in at the Amazon Appstore for a month. Read more
As you know, Google Now will update you with the scores of your favorite teams. Although much slower than other services, it does work nicely. However, there might be situations in which you’re going to be out and you plan on recording (DVR) the game to watch later as if it were live. In those situations, you definitely don’t want to hear anything about the game. Well Google Now has an easy way to fix that. Just temporarily stop Google Now from updating you. Here’s how…
The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is one of the two AMOLED tablets sold by Samsung. And naturally, these are flagship offerings with a pretty steep price tag as well. But thanks to a new deal on eBay, you can now get the device for just $379.99. Read more
With the Xiaomi Mi5 expected to be launching very soon, we’re learning something new about the device almost every day. And according to a new leak, the smartphone will feature a very slim form factor. Read more
According to a new rumor, Sony could launch a new music oriented smartphone known as the Xperia Z4 Music by March. The device will apparently bear the company’s Walkman branding as well, striking a chord with music enthusiasts. Read more
Today, we say goodbye to a longtime Google Play edition device. Following a stay of nearly two years in the Play Store, Google has formally retired the Galaxy S 4. The Samsung device carried an “out of stock” tag for quite some time, but now the same area reads “no longer available for sale.” This leaves the HTC One (M8) as the sole Google Play edition device available. Arguably, though, the Galaxy S 4 was the most welcome Google Play edition device because of its software. It stripped down Samsung’s TouchWiz overlay and stock Android ran the show.
Goodbye Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition. You will be dearly missed.
Source: Google Play