ASUS joins Project Treble with ZenFone 4 Android Oreo update

It should fast-track software updates on ASUS’s end for the phone, but for ROM developers, it’s two steps forward and a step back.

Now Playing feature from Pixel 2 has been ported to an AOSP ROM

That ROM is called CarbonROM and, unfortunately, the feature has only been enabled on the Pixel 2 XL. But for tinkerers that would’ve otherwise lost the feature, this is a good step.

Get your Essential hack on: kernel released, factory images coming soon

Essential has a mission to open source its essence out to the people. It has started with its first smartphone and will have factory images out, too.

Quick handiwork brings open sourced Android Oreo for Xiaomi Mi 3, Mi 4

It’s nary a week since Android 8.0 debuted and the AOSP repository got updated and owners of a couple of older Xiaomi smartphones are getting sweetened up.

Lineage OS gets logo, asking for slave and mirror servers

The logo isn’t much if you’re a fan of CyanogenMod’s humanoid thing, but it works to represent the lineage of Lineage alright.

Wileyfox after Cyanogen: Android Nougat is coming

The UK smartphone startup promises to deliver Android Nougat to its six devices in its portfolio after Cyanogen Inc. pulls support for its software.

Cyanogen dies, CyanogenMod officially becomes Lineage OS

“A company pulling their support out of an open source project does…

Cyanogen move is official and so is Steve Kondik’s departure — wither CyanogenMod?

The company will shutter its Seattle offices in favor of packing in its Palo Alto facilities. Co-founder Steve Kondik is officially out.

OnePlus 3 RAM management is aggressive for a reason, but you can change it

The co-founder also said that developers can make third-party ROMs to change how the OnePlus 3 manages RAM. There’s an easy hack available right now.

IHS: 32GB iPhone 7 will be baseline

That expensive iPhone you want is very expensive, isn’t it? And it provides so little storage — unless you want to pay even more money.

A basic Windows 10 Mobile phone now officially needs double the memory

The requirements have officially changed. Instead of 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage, you’ll need double both for a basic Windows 10 Mobile experience.

HP TouchPad still relevant as Android Marshmallow is hacked into it

It. Won’t. Die. While the HTC HD2 made for a terrific developer…

Confessions of a former “flash-aholic”

I was once an Android ROM “flash-aholic”, and I’m not anymore. Read this to find out why, and drop us a comment with your experience.

Android 5.0 for Galaxy S5 leaked and available, sort of

Learn more about how Android 5.0 Lollipop will look on the Samsung Galaxy S5, as a leaked ROM has emerged for some devices at least.

How to Flash KitKat on your Android today

Whether you’ve got a Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus, or even an original Nexus 7, to run the latest version of Android all you’ve got to go is Flash KitKat!

Early Android 4.4 ROMs become available, following the code’s arrival at AOSP

Get an early start with KitKat thanks to the arrival of Nexus 4 Android 4.4 ROMs.

Custom Google Play edition ROMs start arriving for existing handsets

Get the new HTC One Google Play edition ROM in order to transform your phone into the stock Android experience.

ParanoidAndroid ROM is Amazing (Video)

If you own or have ever used an Android tablet, you know…

Greybread for CyanogenMod 7 Bridges Android Theming Methods

Theming is one of the cooler things that you can do with…

How-To Manually Upgrade the AT&T Backflip to Android 2.1

It’s been a long time coming, but the Android 2.1 (Eclair) update…

HTC Spark ROM Leaked, Reveals Nondescript Image

One of the friendly folks over at XDA Developers has released a…

Android 2.2.1 For Nexus One

If you’ve got a Google Nexus One and you haven’t unlocked it,…

What’s Coming in CyanogenMod 6.1

The current version of CyanogenMod ROM (my favorite Custom ROM for Android)…

Easier Root Method for Dream/Sapphire

If you’ve got an HTC Dream or Sapphire (also known as the…

Leaked HTC Lexikon Specifications and ROM

Not long ago we learned about 14 new devices coming from HTC…