If you recently purchased the “near perfect” Samsung Epic 4G Touch on Sprint and were toying with the idea of rooting your device, you now have one more reason to take the plunge. Or rather — one less reason to not take the plunge. The stock kernel for the Epic Touch has finally been made available and flashable via Odin allowing users to root their devices with reckless abandon. This means if something were to go wrong during the rooting process, you flashed a buggy ROM, or you just plain decide root isn’t all that its cracked up to be, you can now return to the a normal, factory state. As they say in the Android modding community — you don’t truly own your device until you root it.
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Verizon advertised unlimited plans to rural customers to entice them to join the network, but now it’s giving them the boot because those roaming charges cost more than rural customers pay Verizon.
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Every week, hundreds of new Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
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Amazon is rolling out a new software update for the Fire TV devices right now. The update includes a number of fixes and new features.
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They’re claiming that the original inclusion of Android O was a mistake. The G4 Plus was only supposed to get Android Nougat.
Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is available, you’re likely wondering where you can pick one up today. We have compiled a list of all the different carriers offerings, as well as which deals are currently available.
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The photo has been heavily blurred to protect the leaker, but we can clearly see the bottom of the phone. A USB Type-C cable is plugged in, but the only other feature is a small microphone hole.
Samsung is currently pushing out an update to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners which allows for the ability to deactivate the Bixby button on the side of the device.