January 2008

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Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) without any doubt is a high performance smartphone and feels very responsive even with the stock Samsung firmware and kernel mostly because of the powerful CPU+GPU combination under the hood as well as the speed improvements in the Android 2.3 Gingerbread as compared to previous versions of the Android. Just imagine how fast it will feel after flashing the Ice Cream Sandwich based firmware on to it that includes inherent multi-core processors support! Anyway, the real fun for the hardcore tweakers begins when they mod their beloved Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) by flashing custom firmware, kernels Read More >

iPhone 4S

Since the release of the iPhone 4S users are waiting anxiously for a proper jailbreak as well as unlock solution for the their shiny new Apple phone on the latest iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1. Unfortunately users are still waiting with no definite timeline for such a solution to be released. Previously we do reported a method to unlock iPhone 4S without requiring a jailbreak. But unfortunately since then it has been confirmed that method cannot provide a permanent iPhone 4S unlock solution. But iPhone 4S unlockers shouldn’t get disappointed so soon about the lack of any unlock solution for Read More >

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If already available jailbreak tools for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch devices are not enough for you such as Redsn0w, PwnageTool, Sn0wbreeze etc. then you will be happy to know that there is now yet another choice to jailbreak your iOS 5.0 and iOS 5.0.1 based Apple devices. Pwn Dev Team has just released a jailbreak tool for the above mentioned iOS versions that provides a tethered jailbreak solution for the users on the Mac. According to the dev a version of the Ac1dsn0w might be released for the Windows as well. So if you are a windows user Read More >

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We are all well-versed in the specs and key features of the international version of the Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) I9100. It comes loaded with the Exynos based processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz processor Mali-400 GPU, features 1GB of on-board RAM. Internal memory is 16GB I guess in most of the released phones. While the screen size sits at impressive 4.3-inch with AMOLED display technology for extra sharp visuals that we all know and love. And of-course while being criticized by many reviewers having plastic feel it does provide a much lighter shell as compared to the Apple iPhone 4 Read More >

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We have covered a number of tidbits about the highly anticipated upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) including the support for a high-end camera up to 12 mega pixel, 2GB of RAM, 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display and a quad-core CPU probably based on Tegra 3 SoC. Till now all the speculations that we know are purely based on rumors and anticipation and may end up quite different in the end. However, there is not any harm to keep a tap on the juicy new rumors coming out with the time-passage about this successor of the highly successful Samsung Read More >

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Since the time Google released the source code for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich we have seen a rush in the Android developer community to bring the latest and greatest in the Android OS world from Google to the currently available handsets. Since then ICS has been ported to number of popular devices such as HTC HD2, HTC Desire, Nexus One, Nexus S and a handful of other devices. However, it should be mentioned that Ice Cream Sandwich port for most of these devices is still in alpha stage and you can expect a number of features to be broken Read More >

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Nook Tablet is a successor to one of the most popular Android tablets around namely Nook Color that was for sure one of our favorites as we brought you a ton of tips&trick, rooting, custom firmware installation guides and what not! Nook Tablet has been available from November 17 for US$249. This is basically a device with a 7 inches (18 cm) screen, 16 gigabytes of internal storage, a microSDHC slot compatible with cards up to 32 GB in size, 1 GB of RAM, and a 1 GHz dual-core processor. In terms of the computing power it comes packed with Read More >

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Last week, we brought you a number of interesting guides relating to the new kid on the block in the tablet market – namely Kindle Fire. One of the cheapest tablets around with the dual-core processor and all the rest of the key features that you might expect from a modern Android tablet. Coming back to the topic in our previous guides we reported a simple method that allows to side-load (install) android apps without rooting the Kindle tablet. Later we provided a simple guide for rooting the Kindle Fire using the SuperOneClick. Rooting gives you much more freedom in Read More >

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus is actually considered as a showcase smartphone to show the capabilities of the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich capabilities in its stock glory without the added layers of GUI that we usually expect from other Android manufacturers on their phones, for instance HTC Sense and TouchWiz. US customers are while still anxiously waiting for this first ICS device but as you might know that Samsung Galaxy Nexus has already been released in UK. It didn’t take much time for the first performance benchmarks of the device to appear online and its comparisons to the current crop if Read More >

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Tegra 2 SoC brought major success for NVidia and allowed it to enter and gain market share in the highly competitive mobile CPU+GPU SoC market. In fact, its so popular that until recently we used to see some android devices released based on Tegra 2 chipset. Earlier, in this year there were even some rumors floating around that Samsung might release a version of the Galaxy S2 with the Tegra 2 chipset for some markets. Although, it didn’t turn out to be true. NVidia has now moved on to its successor called Tegra 3 (Kal-E1). It was expected earlier that Read More >

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