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 […]

Ubuntu OS Firmware For The Aquaris E4.5 Now Available To Download And Install

It seems, as well as the variety of different smartphone manufacturers in the android world, there is also an increasing number of operating systems becoming available. While all, fork off of android in one capacity or another, there was one particular OS which has (for a long time) been gaining attention, that is Ubuntu OS. […]

Amazon Fire HDX 8.9-Inch Unlocked Bootloader Now Possible

If you are an owner of any of the Amazon HDX range of devices (or pretty much any Amazon hardware product of that matter) you might have gotten used to running Fire OS. This is Amazon’s forked version of Android and is quite heavily overlaid with Amazon’s interface. As such, this is an example of […]

OnePlus’ Alleged Hydrogen OS Screenshot Appears In China

As you all know by now, OnePlus One comes with Cyanogen OS pre-installed, but that won’t be the case with its successor. OnePlus and Cyanogen will part ways soon, and OnePlus is working on their own version of the OS. The company has announced that their new OS / ROM will be called Oxygen OS, […]