Why buy Google Nexus devices? Google changes the Android platform with Nexus series. Lot of hardware manufacturers is creating nice devices for Android. Lot of features back with powerful hardware. With frequent updated Android operating system, its market share is getting bigger each day. It is the largest mobile platform now. Bigger than iOS and way better than Windows Phone. However, not every hardware manufacturers are updating Android OS on time. So Google Nexus devices are here to help.
XDA Developer, wanam has a nice customization tool for Samsung firmwares – Wanam Xposed. And he has another one which will do the same great stuffs for Nexus (AOSP) ROM – Wanam Kit. It will let you customize Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP stock ROM. Good for Nexus devices like Nexus 4, 5 and 7 (2013)… As usual, it requires root access and Xposed Framework 2.4. Loaded with few features like enable numeric battery, change colour and typeface of the battery text, skip music with volume buttons in this very first release. Rest assures that more features will come.
Want to try Ubuntu and still having Android? You are in luck now. Canonical has an application to let you dual boot both Ubuntu and Android. Switch between these 2 OS via Ubuntu Dual boot app. So far it is working and tested on Nexus 4. Other Nexus devices like Nexus 7 & 10 should work but not tested. Therefore, try it out if you want.
Google Nexus 7 is the first Android tablet from Google. Just like other Google Nexus devices, Nexus 7 is considered a developer tablet. Therefore, we can mod it easily with rooting, custom recovery and ROM. What is Google Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode? Fastboot is protocol used to update the flash file system in Android devices from a host over USB. And we can unlock / lock Nexus 7 bootloader, root Nexus 7, flash recovery, boot image and system image in Nexus 7 Fastboot Mode.
Yes, Android Froyo 2.2.1 is here on HTC HD2. It is using michyprima’s R11+AXI kernel. Thanks to all the developers that make it comes true. How is the performance on our lovely HTC HD2? Let’s find out…