HTC HD2 Continues To Live, Gets An Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Port

The HTC HD2 just refuses to die. The phone was released in November of 2009. Now, over five years later, the HD2 is getting updated to the most recent version of Android before the majority of current Android devices are seeing the update. Thanks to the prowess of developers over on XDA Forums, you can […]

Cyanogen Confirm CM12 Android 5.0 Lollipop Nightlies Are Live From Today

There has been a lot of drama surrounding Cyanogen recently, which has been putting some pressure on the software company. Most of this has surrounded the supposed fallout with OnePlus, but some of it has also come from Android 5.0 (Lollipop). Whether a user of CyanogenOS (the commercial variant) or CyanogenMod (the community variant), since […]

Take A Quick Look At Some Of The CyanogenMod 12 (CM12) Apps And Features

Cyanogen has been in the news a lot recently due to their supposedly falling out with OnePlus. However, that is in respect of their commercial variant OS, CyanogenOS. In contrast, their community build, CyanogenMod (CM), generally hits the headlines for all the right reasons. As such the CyanogenMod community is largely awaiting the release of […]

LG G3 CyanogenMod Nightly Now Available For AT&T Variant

Last week it was reported that the LG G3 had received its first official CyanogenMod (CM) update become available. However, this was only for the Verizon version of the LG G3. After reading some of your comments and feedback on this, it seems users were a little surprised that Verizon were the first to get […]

Steve Kondik Responds To OnePlus Claims About CyanogenMod Features

OnePlus makes a fantastic smartphone with the One, but they have made some pretty big mistakes along the way. Their invite system made a lot of people unhappy, as did some early quality control issues with the device. Most recently, they have been in some trouble with Cyanogen, Inc., the company that they partnered with […]

Got an Amazon Kindle Fire laying around? Why not Flash Lollipop?

Typically when we see a new version of Android come out, we see the developer community get that new version of Android running on some older, iconic, smartphones. For instance, the Motorola Droid, Nexus One and HTC HD2 always seem to get a ROM of the latest version of Android. And those all came out […]

Verizon’s LG G3 Is First Of The G3’s To Get CyanogenMod Port

It’s been an interesting year for Cyanogen. The company who started life as an alternative community based and driven android ROM developer hit the bigtime when the One Plus One launched with their ROM as its ‘stock’ version of Android. This was not the first time CyanogenMod (as it was known) came loaded on a […]

Paranoid Android 4.6 Beta 5 Playful Pitaya Release is All About the DSB

The crack team at Paranoid Android headquarters is at it again with another release of the popular custom ROM today with version 4.6 Beta 5, code named Playful Pitaya.  This release isn’t so much about brand new features or cool new visual tweaks to the UI as we’ve seen in the past, rather it’s about […]

Get Paranoid with Paranoid Android 4.6 Beta 4 Humble Huckleberry

Custom Android versions are as common to see on phones and tablets as the official, Google-sanctioned version.  But one among them stands solid with their two letters: PA.  Yes, today (yesterday morning, actually) the Paranoid Android team published their 4.6 beta 4 Humble Huckleberry release of their popular custom Android experience.  This means some great […]

XDA Member Updates Galaxy Nexus’ GPU Drivers

So, about a year ago, Google announced the new version of its Android operating system, 4.4 KitKat. Considering that KitKat is optimized to support lower specced devices people naturally assumed Samsung Galaxy Nexus (2nd-gen Nexus for those keeping track at home) will get the update, they were wrong though. Google disclosed that the Galaxy Nexus […]