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Android 4.0.3 final build for Samsung Galaxy S2 is now available in many countries and more countries are being added to the update list with the time. If you have already updated your SGSII device to the latest official build of ICS through OTA or you manually updated your device to the latest stock firmware from Samsung using our guide, either way its likely that you would like to now root the firmware. Look no further as we have a very simple method to root you Galaxy SII device on latest Android 4.0.3 firmware using the well known CF-Root pre-rooted Read More >

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Considerable amount of time has passed since Google released the AOSP sources for latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the masses. Since then we have been waiting and speculating that when Samsung will be releasing the official stock firmware based on Android 4.0.3 ICS for our beloved Samsung Galaxy SII. Although based on the most recent estimates final stock firmware ICS release for the Galaxy S2 is not not far away and its very likely to be released in the March. In the mean time, we covered a lot of ROMs such as MIUI, CM9 and other ROM releases for Read More >

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Samsung Galaxy Note is one of the rather interesting devices released by Samsung as it’s a cross between a traditional tablet and a smartphone with a gigantic screen size of 5.3-inch (by smartphone standards). It makes the device much more useful for some people in terms of increased productivity possibilities but at the same time it renders the device un-pocket able. Other impressive features include a powerful 8MP front rear facing camera as well as a 2MP front facing camera. Good news for the US consumers that fancy of this device is that its just going to be released to Read More >

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Many advanced Android users love to play around and tinker with their device. The best option for these users is to first root the device and then experience the vast possibilities that become available afterwards. One of the annoyances with Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) after you flash a custom kernel or firmware (i.e., for rooting purposes) is that it increases the custom flash counter and a dreaded large warning triangle appears on the screen during the booting process. This custom flash counter is believed to be used for the warranty purposes and not effects the device functionality in any way. Read More >

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Nook Tablet might have been overshadowed in the media because of the amazing success of the Kindle Fire but we cannot deny the fact that its an equally powerful tablet and once the custom ROMs now start to pour in, it will for sure be an attractive choice for all the hackers/modders/tweakers out there – the same way once Nook Color was. With such an active community hard at work at XDA forum to unleash the new exciting features for Nook Tablet there is no doubt about the bright future of this tablet. We already brought you the guide to Read More >

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Nook Tablet is the latest entry in the cheap Android tablets arena released by the B&N in an attempt to compete with the popular Kindle Fire. It’s the successor of the very popular but now obsolete Nook Color that we all used to love. Its available for only $249 and comes loaded with a 1GHz dual-core processor with a small 7-inch screen with 1024×600 resolution IPS display as well as 16GB internal storage. It comes packaged with B&N branded version of the Android 2.3 Gingerbread as well. We have already brought you a guide on how to root the Nook Read More >

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been available for quite some time now in the market and is of course one of the best Android phones money can buy right now. In particular, if you want to get the stock look&feel of the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in all its glory. Being the first official phone to ship with the Android 4.0 helped Galaxy Nexus to generate a lot of buzz around the media both before and after its release. If you are one lucky guy who has the ownership of this phone then the first thing you would like to Read More >

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is one of the high-end Android tablets that have been released recently. It is targeted mainly at the performance tablet market rather than the cheap low cost tablets such as Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet. It also happens to be one of the first Android based quad-core tablet based on NVidia Tegra 3 (Kal-E1) SoC which is a successor to the hugely popular Tegra 2. As we reported some time ago in performance benchmarks it’s the most powerful Android tablet available in terms of raw computing power. If you happen to be a proud owner Read More >

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For now many Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) users are anxiously waiting for the official release of the Ice Sandwich (Android 4.0.3) based firmware from Samsung to flash on their device to bring it up to date with the latest improvements and features in the ICS. However, as we mentioned in the past it will take some time – at least few more months before this official release comes through the Samsung channels. Of course, there are already some early builds of the popular community-driven firmware based on ICS for the SGS2 such as CM9 and MIUI that we reported in Read More >

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Nook Color has to be one of the most popular tablets of the yester years long before we were hit by the awesome Kindle Fire. It was quick hit with the system tweakers and modders after its release, and since then we have seen a plethora of custom Android ROM installation guides ranging from Gingerbread, MIUI, CyanogenMod among other ROM and not to mention many system and performance tweaks. Although, more recently our beloved single-core and underpowered Nook Color has been overshadowed by the more recent competition – e.g. release of Kindle Fire which is dual-core and is available at Read More >

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