How To Re-Root The OnePlus One After Installing OxygenOS

Late last Friday night, OnePlus finally released OxygenOS. This came in the form of a download which required the user to sideload and flash onto their OnePlus One. As a result, there was no OTA for OxygenOS. While a lot of people have since downloaded and installed the OnePlus Android 5.0 (Lollipop) flavor, there have […]

Android Customization Weekly: How To Install OxygenOS On Your OnePlus One

It may have been a long time coming but all that is irrelevant now. If you have been waiting on the OnePlus homegrown OS, OxygenOS, then the wait is over. OnePlus have now released the download which can be used to install OxygenOS on your device. This is a manual download only, meaning there is […]

AOKP Announce They Will Be Working On MIUI 7 With Xiaomi

There was a time in the custom world, where being one of the custom ROM or OS developers, assumed the meaning that you were anti-establishment. In effect, offering an alternative to the status quo of more official skins and OSes on devices. However, in more recent times, the bridge between an official ROM/OS and unofficial […]

Android Customization Weekly: Introduction To Icon Packs

One of the main reasons android is such a popular operating system is the system wide level of customization that is offered. If you own an android phone or tablet then there seems to be almost no limit to how much or what can be customized. This level customization grows even more when you start […]

TWRP Updated To Version 2.8.6.0 With Various Bug Fixes And Performance Improvements

For those of you interested in rooting, custom ROMs and features then you will know that a good and solid custom recovery is essential. Not only does these custom recoveries make it easy to install certain aftermarket custom features, zip files and ROMs via internal storage installation (flashing), but they also make it much easier […]

CyanogenMod 12 (CM12) Nightly Now Available For The 2014 Moto G

Cyanogen has been in the news consistently of late. This seems to be the case for both their community CyanogenMod build and also their commercial Cyanogen OS build. For instance, it was only a couple of hours ago when the news broke that Cyanogen had released a teaser video of their new boot animation which […]

Samsung Galaxy S Receives Unofficial Android 5.1 Lollipop Update

The Samsung Galaxy S was released back in 2010. It is based around a 1 GHz single core, 32-bit processor with 512 MB of memory, 8 GB or 16 GB of internal storage plus a MicroSD card slot, a 480 by 800 pixel, 4.0-inch AMOLED screen and a 5MP rear camera, which lacked a flash. […]

CyanogenMod CM12 Nightly Now Available For The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Since the CyanogenMod team announced the release of their CM12 nightlies, the devices becoming compatible is consistently growing. In fact, this week has seen a number of new devices being added to the list. A couple of days ago saw the Moto E (2014) as well as the Oppo N3, receive their CM12 calling. While, […]

Google’s Nexus 4 Receives Android 5.1 Lollipop Through An Unofficial ROM

Yesterday, Google officially unveiled the next version of Android, 5.1 Lollipop. The new version has a number of refinements and improvements to the software and the over-the-air (OTA) update has been released for a number of Nexus devices, including the Google Nexus 4. Now, one of the advantages of the Nexus smartphone and tablet program […]

CyanogenMod CM12 Nightly Now Available For Both The Moto E (2014) and Oppo N3

Back at the start of this year, the CyanogenMod (CM) team went about announcing the release of their latest take on Android, and in particular, take on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) in the form of CM12. This began an immediate rollout of CM12 to a number of devices. Since, the initial announcement and rollout, the CM […]

AH Customization Weekly: Should We Be Expecting More From ROM Developers?

An interesting debate started to arise this week. It all begun when Matt Flaming of Paranoid Android fame sent out a Google+ post. The short of the post was that he would like people to be more appreciative of the work devs put into building, creating, maintaining, fixing ROMs. Matt’s point (from a dev point […]

OnePlus One’s Official CM12 Update Delayed Till March

OnePlus has been consistently successful at making headlines . Recently they announced the availability of the 16GB Silk White version in India. While this news was in the process of cheering people up, Founder Carl Pei tweeted to a user answering his query about the CM12 update for the OnePlus One. This is what he […]