At times when we’re still debating what processor will launch with Samsung’s Galaxy S 4, there are new details that confirm that the Exynos 5 Octa will make the scene. As it turns out, the leaked ROM that we talked about a couple of days ago has just begun to show its roots, or well, become rooted actually.
As it turns out, the folks at XDA-Developers have already confirmed that this leaked ROM is rooted, but that doesn’t necessarily mean good news for everyone. This root is available only for a rare Galaxy S 4 model that runs the Exynos 5 Octa that we’ve [...]
If you own or have ever used an Android tablet, you know that the same app will run differently on the tablet than it will on the phone. This is because each app has its own DPI setting that dictates the app’s behavior. In a lot of cases, tablet apps are better: they often present split-screened views, more controls, and more customization potential. What if you could run tablet apps on your phone? Better yet, what if you could selectively choose which apps run in tablet mode, and which apps in phone mode? Then you could have your email be shown in a super-productive split-column [...]
In our review of the Galaxy S III, most of our complaints were software-related. Thankfully, one of the best aspects of Android is that if you don’t like the software, you can change it, thanks to a vibrant third-party development community. All you need to do is root the device to get super user permissions and install a custom bootloader, like ClockworkMod. Then, you’re able to install any third-party ROM with ease. In this video we show you how to go through this process. Of course, there are always multiple methods of rooting, but this particular process was quick and [...]