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Custom ROMs 101: How to pick the best custom ROM for you

Custom ROMs 101: How to pick the best custom ROM for you

The world of custom ROMs is very much like marketing — filled with flashy words and false promises. You need to ignore the buzz, read the fine print and then decide which custom ROM is correct for you. Below, we list down a few tips that should help you in finding custom ROMs and deciding which one you should install on your device.

Custom ROMs 101: Things to do before and after flashing a custom ROM

Custom ROMs 101: Things to do before and after flashing a custom ROM

Flashing a custom ROM is a pretty tedious process, especially for first timers and requires users to take a lot of cautionary steps just in case things go wrong. There are a lot of things you must keep in mind before you decide to install a custom ROM and even after you have installed it. Continue reading this post to find out what they are.

Mirror your Nexus 5’s screen to the Chromecast with this app

Mirror your Nexus 5’s screen to the Chromecast with this app

One of CyanogenMod’s team core members — Koushik Dutta — has long been teasing the ability to mirror the contents of your Android device to a TV using Google’s $35 HDMI steamer — Chromecast. Today, he has finally made the feature public, albeit in beta form, via his Mirror app. 

Android Rooting 101: The best apps that require root access

Android Rooting 101: The best apps that require root access

Over the last one week, we have explained to our readers via the Rooting 101 series what is rooting, shared a glossary of terms they need to be familiar with, things to know and do before they root and finally, the best sources to find rooting guides for their devices. Before I bring an end to this series, I would like to list down some of the best apps that require root access to work properly.

Android Rooting 101: How to find the best ways to root your Android device

Android Rooting 101: How to find the best ways to root your Android device

Over the last few days, we have introduced you to what rooting is, a glossary of words that you need to be familiar with and things that you should keep in mind during the rooting process. Today, we will help you in finding the right sources and guides for rooting your Android device. 

Android Rooting 101: Things to know and do before you root

Android Rooting 101: Things to know and do before you root

Over the last couple of days, we have explained to you what rooting is and all the terms you need to be familiar with. However, before you jump to the actual rooting process, there are a few things you need to do and keep in mind. While not essential, they will help make the process of rooting your device easier and save you some headache as well. 

Android Rooting 101: Glossary of terms you need to be familiar with

Android Rooting 101: Glossary of terms you need to be familiar with

Rooting an Android device is a fairly complex process, especially if you are technologically challenged. Generally, the biggest issue with rooting is to make sense of alien sounding words that are used across how-to guides. Below, we list down such terms, alphabetically, and provide their explanation. 

Android Rooting 101: What is rooting and why should you root?

Android Rooting 101: What is rooting and why should you root?

If you own an Android device and read some tech blogs or have a tech-savvy geek in your friends group, you must have come across the word Root/rooting. What is root? Should you root your Android device? Is it worth the effort? Read on to find out.

Xposed module brings multi-window to any ROM

Xposed module brings multi-window to any ROM

Multi-window has always been one of the highlighted features of OmniROM. The feature is extremely useful for a limited use case scenario and has been the primary reason of many people flashing custom ROMs on their devices. 

Xposed module brings single tap to scroll to top on Android

Xposed module brings single tap to scroll to top on Android

A seemingly minor feature that Android lacks compares to iOS is the ability to scroll to the top of a list by simply double tapping on the status bar. Up until now, even custom ROMs could not bring this functionality to Android.