The LG Ally from Verizon has long been rooted, but a custom recovery – which is needed to flash custom unofficial ROMs – is now available via one of our code-toting members in the AndroidForums – drellisdee. While there are no ROMs to be had just yet, this should encourage the community to start cooking some up as there are now no holds barred on your device (and it also enables some other useful features such as full image backup and restore). Go ahead and check the thread out for download links and instructions if you want to get started with this.
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While smart TV makers are keen on wowing you with the promise of “Netflix and Chill” at the click of a button, we’re going to buck the trend and take the stance that you shouldn’t buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in.
A scary new WiFi vulnerability is being reported this morning, and it affects pretty much every WiFi device out there.
Google customer support has confirmed that the company will not void the warranty for any Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL owners who have rooted their devices.
Looking for something fun to do this month? Noodlecake has announced that zombie road-trip survival sim Death Road to Canada is finally coming to Android.
more_vertGoogle Search custom widget
The latest beta of the Google app (7.14.15) get some cool customization tools for the Search widget.
The OnePlus 5T rumor mill has been churning lately and these latest images with a fingerprint sensor on the back fuel that fire.
more_vertSamsung & Google ARCore
Today, Samsung and Google announced a partnership to bring ARCore to Galaxy smartphones. This is a huge step in ARCore being a viable competitor to Apple’s ARKit.